Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Taiwan Makes Priority Claims in Other Countries Possible In The Patent, Trademark and Plant Variety and Plant Seed Acts

Taiwan Intellectual Property Organization (TIPO) announced that the Presidential Office promulgated the amendments of some IPR laws on August 25, 2010, that makes priority claims possible in other countries. The amendments went into force on September 12, 2010. Implementing a principle of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (article 4) and incorporated in the WTO's TRIPs Agreement (article 2(1)). IP Dragon already covered the ECFA here. Read more here.

It concerns the following provisions:

Article 17 Plant Variety and Seed Act

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