IP5 bolster cooperation to deal with new technologies

The world’s five biggest intellectual property offices have agreed to increase cooperation in response to the rapid change in the IP environment brought on by new technologies such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.The heads of the “Intellectual Property 5” also reached an accord on their joint efforts to improve the patent application process.The representatives produced those and other agreements at the end of the ninth IP5 Heads Meeting from May 31 to June 2 in Tokyo, Japan. The 9th IP5 Heads Meeting is held in Tokyo, Japan, June 2. (KIPO) The IP5 consists of the European Patent Office, Japan Patent Office, Korean Intellectual Property Office, State Intellectual Property Office of China, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. It was established in 2008 to improve the efficiency…


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