News from FIVE IP OFFICES:

The five IP offices (IP5) is the name given to a forum of the five largest intellectual property offices in the world that was set up to improve the efficiency of the examination process for patents worldwide. The members of IP5 are: the European Patent Office (EPO) the Japan Patent Office (JPO) the Korean Intellectual…

Free Machine Translations for Korean Patents

The Korea Intellectual Property Rights Information Service (“KIPRIS”) began providing a free Korean-to-English machine translation service of published and registered Korean patents and utility models. This free Korean-to-English machine translation service will make it much easier to access Korean patents, utility models and published applications in a more cost-efficient manner. The KIPRIS website, available in…