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How China’s new fast track for green patents compares

Peter Leung, Hong Kong


Last month SIPO revealed how inventors of so-called green technology will be able to get their patent applications examined faster. Peter Leung explains how the new rules compare to expedited patent regimes at other IP offices

In June, China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) released its Administrative Measures on Prioritized Examination of Patent Applications, which allows for expedited examinations of various types of patents from August 1.

Patents for so-called green technologies are one type...


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