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  • 07/Nov/2019

MAURITIUS: THE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY ACT OF 2019


In Mauritius, the Intellectual Property Act has been passed by the Mauritius Parliament on July 30, 2019.

The Intellectual Property Act make the Mauritian Intellectual Property (IP) system more reactive to the demands of researchers, investors, and entrepreneurs.

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  • 27/Oct/2019

SOUTH AFRICA: SUSPENSION OF OFFICIAL FEE INCREASE FOR PATENTS AND DESIGNS


A suggested increase in official fees for South African patent and designs has been suspended.

The reason lies behind this development is that there has been a new definition of “corporate entity” and “small, medium or micro enterprise (SMME)” which wer ... [Read More]

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  • 27/Oct/2019

INDIA: ESSENTIAL CHANGES IN INDIAN PATENT RULES


In order to boost the economy in India, the government has recently made amendments to the Patent Rules. The rules are placed for the patents filed by small entities, women and government authorities along with encouraging Indian Applicants to file International Patent applications.

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