I. Change of Patent Rights in Taiwan – Assignment and Inheritance
During the examination of a pending patent application or after the patent is granted, the original owner may transfer ownership to another entity or party through an Assignment or Inheritance. This article indicates the detailed information, such as the required documents and official fees for tansferring the patent rights under different conditions.
II. Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) Publishes IPR Trends for First Half of 2023
In the first half of 2023, TIPO processed 34,611 patent applications (including invention, utility model and design) and 44,653 trademark applications, slightly down by 0.4% and 4% respectively from the previous year. This article provides statistics on patent/design applications and the top domestic/foreign applicants in the first half of 2023, according to the TIPO's report.