We are bridging possibilities in Qatar! Tapping on our uniquely Singaporean insights from both Asian and Western contexts, 15 patent and legal professionals from Qatar’s IP Department (Ministry of Commerce and Industry) attended a four-day training programme last week on patent examination in the global city of Doha. As part of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s […]
IP Academy conducted our first-ever training programme in Doha for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) patent examiners team. Some of the topics covered in the session included the examination of biotechnology and biochemistry patents with emphasis on claims construction, search mechanics and databases and substantive examination criteria.