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Amendment of ROC (Taiwan) Patent Act



The Taiwan Patent Act currently in effect was amended on 18 January 2018, which took effect 1 May 2018. For the purpose of relaxing some of the requirements in the Patent Act, referring specifically to adjustments in international patent laws and practice and upgrading patent examination practice in Taiwan, the Legislative Yuan amended the Patent Act on 16 April 2019. The amendment was announced by the President on 1 May 2019, and the Executive Yuan made an announcement stating that the amendment of the Patent Act shall take effect on 1 November 2019. For major amendments, please refer to the attachment for your reference. We will further share with our clients important development in this regard. If you have any questions regarding the amended Patent act, please feel free to contact us.


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