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Hong Kong readies for original grant patent system

Karry Lai, Hong Kong


User testing for new patent system can be expected in early 2018. One implementation challenge will be that there are not enough technical people to do patent examinations in Hong Kong

The creation of an original grant patent (OGP) system is part of Hong Kong’s package of initiatives to turn itself into a technology and innovation hub.

For a jurisdiction that often compares itself to Singapore, which has had its...


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