KIPO Assists Developing Countries through the Provision of Appropriate Technology

KIPO hosted the 2015 Appropriate Technology Competition Awards Ceremony in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on December 18. Jointly organized by KIPO and the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), the Appropriate Technology Competition in Mongolia was held under the theme “Innovative Solutions for Everyday Life.” Appropriate technology (AT) is technology suited to the environmenta...
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Korean Companies ranked among the United States’ Top Trademark and Design Registrants

Korean Companies ranked among the United States’ Top Trademark and Design Registrants - Samsung and LG ranked 1st and 3rd respectively in U.S. design and trademark registrations - According to data released last August by the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), Samsung Electronics ranked first in U.S. design registrations last year, while LG Electronics ranked t...
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KIPO and the USPTO Jointly Cooperate to Enhance Patent Quality-August 31, 2015

KIPO and the USPTO Jointly Cooperate to Enhance Patent Quality - On September 1, 2015, the two offices will launch their Collaborative Search Program (CSP) - In 2010, a Korean manufacturer of automobile bumpers filed patent applications for a multi-purpose bumper in both country A and country B. In 2011, the manufacturer successfully received a patent in country A, but their...
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