Three Macedonian Inventions Presented by Berlin Agency Receive Medals at "TAIWAN INNOTECH EXPO 2019" International Exhibition
Inventions of Macedonian inventors unveiled at "TAIWAN INNOTECH EXPO 2019", held in Taipei from 26-28 last month, between 600 exhibitors with around 1500 inventions and 45,000 visitors, met with widespread interest, and proof of success are the prizes won.
Inventions titled: " Device for filtration of gases prodused by combustion" by Inventor Pande Petkovski and" Vertical Soil Humidity Survey as well as Vertical Soil Humidity Profile" by inventor Petar Indovski won bronze medal while the invention of "Corrective device for breasts, spine, torso and hands" won the medal for successful participation.
Macedonian exhibitors were accompanied by a diploma. Eng. Bogoljub Ilievski, European and Macedonian patent agent and head of the Patent Department, who also participated in the International Exhibition.
China introduced a rigorous intellectual property protection system
This Monday, the head of the State Intellectual Property Administration (NIPA) announced that the country will be adhering to a strict intellectual property protection system and will not stop building a good environment for innovation and business, bulgarian.cri.cn reports.
Shen Chanyou, director of NIPA, made the comment at the 10th China Intellectual Property Conference in Hangzhou.
He added that China would implement a strict system of punitive damages in combating trademark infringement and accelerate efforts to eliminate malicious trademark registrations. At the same time, the authorities will push for a revision of the patent law and set up a system of compensation to provide better protection for drug patents.
In terms of patent and trademark applications, China ranks first in the world.
USPTO restricts actions of non US attorneys in IP matters
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a new rule requiring all foreign-domiciled trademark applicants, registrants, and parties to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings to be represented by an attorney who is licensed to practice law in the United States.
The requirement applies to all trademark applicants, registrants, and parties whose permanent legal residence or principal place of business is outside the United States.
These applicants, registrants, and parties are required to have a US-licensed attorney represent them at the USPTO in all trademark matters.
Additionally, US-licensed attorneys representing anyone before the USPTO in trademark matters are required to confirm that they are an active member, in good standing of their bar, and to provide their bar membership information.
This new trademark rule will be effective as of 3-Aug-2019.
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