The World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) has recently released its annual review of registered design applications filed under the Hague System.
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The UK IPO recently undertook a Worldwide review of Artificial Intelligence patents, focussing specifically on patenting by the UK AI Sector. We give a summary of the main take-away points.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has recently released its annual review of patent applications filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). The report shows that approximately 253,000 PCT applications were filed in 2018. This is an increase of 3.9% from 2017, and it represents a ninth consecutive year of growth. PCT applications are clearly an increasingly popular choice for applicants seeking worldwide patent protection.
Currently, Singapore is the only country to have a fast track patent application process specifically directed to Artificial Intelligence