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    China's developing IP system faces some big tests in 2009. Janice Qu and Peter Ollier spoke with SIPO commissioner Tian Lipu about patent amendments, the National IP Strategy and the Office's global role

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    Managing IP presents the first part of its annual survey, ranking the leading firms for patent work in 70 jurisdictions

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    A monthly column devoted to IP curiosities and controversies, named in honour of John of Utynam – who received the world’s first recorded patent in 1449

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April 2014

India's trade mark office goes digital

India’s legal system, including its trade mark registry, has long been criticised for long pendency times and a morass of bureaucratic obstacles. However, a recent push toward digitisation has brought much-welcomed efficiency gains. Peter Leung reports



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