IP Sunshine Participates in the 145th Annual INTA Conference in Singapore, Pushes for International IP Cooperation
The 145th annual International Trademark Association Conference was held between the 16th and 20th of May in Marina Bay, Singapore. The conference featured more than 130 countries and 7,000 professionals.
Recently, the Beijing Patent Agents Association publicized the results of the selection of outstanding patent agencies and outstanding patent attorneys in Beijing for 2017-2018. Sunshine IP is once again selected as “Beijing Excellent Patent Agency” (leading agency). At the same time, Mr. Jie Zhang, the chairman of Sunshine, is awarded the title of “Outstanding Patent Agent of Beijing in 2017-2018” (outstanding agent).
Recently, Beijing Sunshine Intellectual Property International Co., Ltd. and Beijing Yiju Law Firm jointly represented Suzhou Pineapple Health Technology Co., Ltd., in an administrative lawsuit for patent invalidation.
Recently, a master class on Foreign Patent Business presented by Guangdong Overseas Intellectual Property Protection Promotion Association and Guangdong Patent Agency Association opened in Guangdong.
Recently, Sunshine Intellectual Property International finished a research journal titled “Russian Intellectual Property Service Guidelines” on behalf of Beijing Intellectual Property Offices.
Recently, the 2019 national AIPPI meeting was hosted in Beijing. New board member positions were added, and Sunshine IP International Chairman Jacky Zhang was selected as its newest board member.
Each year the number of utility model patent applications went up, and the CNIPA began to grasp the quality! The examination for the utility models is now more strict and the examination period has been extended to 7-14 months. The “utility model 100% grantation” circulating in the industry will eventually become the past.
On June 3rd, Shenzhen General Chamber of Commerce and Sunshine IP International held a theme forum on “How to Strengthen IP Protection and Application” at Shenzhen Business Service Center.
Trademark registration facilitation reform takes another action! Recently, Trademark Office of National Intellectual Property Administration, PRC will adjust trademark registration fees standards, and reduce several trademark registration fees from July 1st, 2019 according to the notice of the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Finance on Lowering the Rates of Some Administrative Fees.
On April 23, 2019, the Tenth Session of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress passed a decision to amend the Trademark Law of the People's Republic of China. The revised Trademark Law will be implemented on November 1, 2019. This amendment strengthens the protection of intellectual property rights, guides the positive development of the industry, and returns the trademark to its essence and value.
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