Changes to enhance Singapore Patent quality

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/changes-to-enhance-quality-of-patents-introduced-in-parliament/3496868.html

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Filing fees for Singapore patents to be lowered from April 2017

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/singapore/filing-fees-for-patents-to-be-lowered-from-april/3483524.html

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Kickstarter crowdfunding site launches in Singapore and Hong Kong

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37228033

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Kickstarter crowdfunding site launches in Singapore and Hong Kong

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Tribute to 6th President of Singapore Mr S. R. Nathan

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(3 July 1924 – 22 August 2016)


Singapore NDP Wristband

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This is similar to  SI-AP Project NATIONAL (Click here for detail)

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Singapore portable guitar dehumidifier

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  • * Singapore’s humid weather.. is a problem.. the feel of their guitars was “off”…
  • * … distortion was caused by the acoustic instrument’s wooden body absorbing moisture in the atmosphere.
  • * When a guitar absorbs moisture, it causes the wood to expand slightly, raising the distance between the strings and the fretboard.

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IPOS appointed ISA and IPEA under PCT

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  • * Singapore IPOS has been appointed as an International Searching Authority (ISA), and International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA) under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).
  • * PCT applications can only be conducted by appointed International Authorities known as ISA and IPEA.
  • * There are currently 17 IP offices across the world being appointed to act as ISA and IPEA.
  • * … IPOS.. examiner pool, 95 percent of whom are PhD holders.
  • * … IPOS.. ability of its examiners to conduct searches in English as well as Chinese.

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Singapore USB Traveller Plug

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  • *…travellers.. you stumple into your hotel room.. only power points in the room are in strangely inaccessible locations…
  • * …Chia Eng Kiat.. latest invention, the USB Traveller Plug, will come in handy…
  • * “It took us more than a year to develop it…” .. by his company Tredan Connections.
  • * …what sets his USB Traveller Plug apart from similar devices in the market are it portability and easy storage…
  • * …Singapore Gifts Show.. received more than 20,000 orders for the first round of production.
  • * …plans to sell.. retail price of $35.
  • * …already registered patents in both Singapore and China…

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