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Malaysia Patents (Amendment) Act 2022

The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) has recently announced a Patents (Amendment) Act 2022 which was read and passed by the Upper House (Dewan Negara) of Parliament on the 22nd December 2021, in which the Act received the Royal Assent on the 4th March 2022.

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Businesses and entrepreneurs looking to register their intellectual property (IP) assets may be able to experience a more streamlined and efficient process after the Singaporean Parliament approved changes to IP laws on the 12th January 2022.

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DABUS: A Case Study on Patent Law

In the past, innovation had always been a human activity. Even though computers had been widely utilized in research and development (e.g. for calculation, data analysis or recognition of patterns from information[1] to save time and money on unnecessary tests),[2] these intelligent machines had merely been seen as a tool that supports the human inventors in the inventive process.

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Continue To Enjoy Fast-Track Filing Of Patents As IPOS Extends 2 Patent Acceleration Programmes

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) announced in August this year (2021) the extension of two pilot patent acceleration programmes, The ASPEC Acceleration for Industry 4.0 Infrastructure and Manufacturing Pilot Programme and the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) agreement with the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA), to allow for patent application in the ASEAN region and China to continue to benefit from expedited examination process.

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Patent Protection for Cryptocurrencies

A cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that is secured by cryptography, which makes it nearly impossible to counterfeit or double-spend. Cryptocurrencies are generally decentralized networks based on blockchain technology, which is a distributed ledger enforced by a disparate network of computers.

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Is the ASEAN Patent Examination Cooperation (ASPEC) a Viable Option for Applicants in Indonesia? For applicants looking to expedite their patent applications in Indonesia who

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