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New SIPO Commissioner

[Arthur Tan-Chi Yuan]

USPTO-SIPO Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot programs on December 1, 2011

Thanks to Elizabeth Sherman, the program coordinator of the Center for Intellectual Property Law at the JMLS, below is a reproduction of the news as released by USPTO here on November 8, 2011:


USPTO and SIPO Herald a Milestone in Bilateral Cooperation

Sign Joint Statement of Intent to Commence Patent Prosecution Highway Pilots to Reduce Patent Backlogs and Increase Efficiency

Second Amendments to the Chinese Copyright Law (2010)

The Second Amendments to the Chinese copyright law went into effect on April 1, 2010. For a copy of the second amendments, you can access the Chinese version here or the English version here.


Written by Arthur Yuan.