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Asia Filed Two Millions Patent Applications in 2016

New Delhi (ABC Live): Patent Applications : Asia became the first region to receive 2 million applications in a single year Offices located in Asia received just over 2 million applications in 2016, representing a 13% increase on 2015. Asia’s share of all applications filed worldwide increased from 49.7% in 2006 to 64.6% in 2016, primarily driven by strong growth …

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3 Million Patent Applications Filed Worldwide in 2016

New Delhi (ABC Live): Patent Applications : More than 3 million patent applications were filed worldwide in 2016 – a record number For the first time, more than 3 million patent applications were filed worldwide in a single year, up 8.3% from 2015 . Driving such strong growth was an exceptional number of filings in China, which received about 236,600 …

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China Tops in Intellectual Property Rights Filings

New York (ABC Live): Intellectual Property Rights Filings : Worldwide filings for patents, trademarks and industrial designs reached record heights in 2016 amid soaring demand in China, which received more patent applications than the combined total of applications received by the United States, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the European Patent Office, the United Nations intellectual property agency said Wednesday. …

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Know Your Copyright Rights and How to Use These

New Delhi (ABC Live): Copyright Rights : Copyright (or author’s right) is a legal term used to describe the rights that creators have over their literary and artistic works. Works covered by copyright range from books, music, paintings, sculpture, and films, to computer programs, databases, advertisements, maps, and technical drawings. What can be protected using copyright? Exhaustive lists of works …

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