Korean patent and trade mark filings increase in face of economic climate

Peter Leung, Hong Kong


Despite the downturn, IP applications in Korea are growing – and there are signs that patent quality is increasing

Data from the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) show that patent filings, excluding utility models, increased by 7.6%, while trade mark filings grew by 7.1% in 2012.

Utility model filings also increased by 5.2%, though they account for a smaller percentage of...


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