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Development of a PCT third party observations system

29 March 2011

The IP Federation has submitted a response to WIPO proposals as to the details of how the International Bureau intends to implement a Third Party Observation System system under the PCT. We welcome this development, but are concerned that the 28 month deadline leaves little opportunity for applicants to react

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Unintentional infringement of UK and Community designs

21 March 2011

The IP Federation has submitted a response to the IPO public Consultation about equalisation of remedies for unintentional design infringement launched on 1 December 2010.  The IP Federation supports Proposal 1 in the Consultation, namely that the law on designs should be harmonised so that there is no financial compensation

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