IPOS names Daren Tang as new Chief Executive

Deputy Chief Executive Daren Tang Heng Shim, currently overseeing the Registries of the IP Office of Singapore (IPOS) and responsible for the development of Singapore’s IP regulatory regime will be the new Chief Executive of IPOS from Nov 16, 2015.

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Singapore, the 19th ISA and IPEA appointed by WIPO

Singapore begins operations as the 19th International Searching and Preliminary Examining Authority (ISA/IPEA) under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) on 1 September 2015.

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Singapore’s new positive grant system

The recent introduction of the positive grant system for patent applications in Singapore brought along a sea of change that is welcomed by both Singapore patent practitioners and lawmakers.

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