15 August 2018
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IPOS Patents Circular No. 4/2018

Intellectual Property Office of Singapore

Updated Guidelines on Request for Correction of Error

(Patents Circular No. 4/2018, dated 18 May 2018)

IPOS has issued a circular on 18 May 2018 to clarify the procedure for correcting an error under Section 107 of the Patents Act, Rule 58 and Rule 91 of the Patents Rules following the Singapore High Court decision of Novartis (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharma Co [2017] SGHC 322. These requirements will apply to all pending and new requests for correction of error as of the date of this circular.

You may access the circular via the link here.