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News article27 October 20211 min read

Updates on Singapore patent practice

Following a series of public consultation and discussions, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has confirmed that they will launch a formal procedure for the submission of “third party observations” under which members of the public will be able notify IPOS of information that might be of relevance to the patentability of an invention during the examination stage of a pending patent application. Further, IPOS has also launched a further scheme where members of the public may request for the re-examination of a patent that has already been granted.



Publication date
27 October 2021