I. The Relationship between the Metaverse and Design Patents in Taiwan (Part III) - How the Metaverse design patent application would be examined.
Further to our previous article regarding whether a Metaverse design patent can be filed and how to apply the Metaverse design patent application, this article now provides a brief concept about how the Metaverse design patent application would be examined in Taiwan according to the TIPO's report.
II. [Taiwan] Amendments to Part I of the Patent Examination Guidelines - Effective Date: December 1, 2022
The TIPO announced the amendment of Chapters 1, 3 to 8, 14, 17, 19, and 20 of Part I, titled “Formality Examination and Patent Right Management” of the Patent Examination Guidelines.
III. License and Record System for Intellectual Property Rights in Taiwan
Taiwan has a recording system for patent and trademark license agreements, but not for copyrights. Copyright license agreements are still valid against subsequent purchasers, but it can be challenging to determine whether one exists.