Dialogues between the EPO and Montenegro to enter the EPC as a contracting state started in 2007. Now, the long-standing cooperation resulted in Montenegro entering the European Patent Convention as of 1 October 2022.
INAPI has provided users with two documents updating information on patent, utility models and designs guidelines, bearing into account the recent entry into force of Law 21.355 that modified the industrial property system in Chile.
When a patented invention was already in use by another operator of the market, patentability principles such as novelty and disclosure come into play to determine the prior users right to continue their commercial activities and even the validity of the later patent application.
Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Science & Technology (APSCS&T) was established in the year 1992 to cater to the need of Science & Technological requirements of the state and to advise the government on policies and measures necessary to promote utilization of Science and Technology for achieving the socio-economic objectives of the state.
The Patent Information Centre (PIC) has been established in the Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Science & Technology, Itanagar in 2011 under the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India support and technical guidance of Patent Facilitating Centre, Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, New Delhi.
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