Asian Patent Attorneys Association 62nd Council Meeting, Hanoi, Vietnam 19-22 October 2013

Timothy Letters and Laurence Thoo were pleased to attend the Asian Patent Attorneys Association’s (APAA) 62nd Council Meeting held in Hanoi, Vietnam between 19-22 October 2013.

Timothy and Laurence represented the Hong Kong Group during the Patents and Designs Standing Committees meetings respectively during discussions covering the topics of “Deeper harmonization in inventive-step/non-obviousness determination” and “Design protection in Hong Kong for protection of tablet computers and smart phones”.

Next year the 63rd Council Meeting is scheduled to be held in Penang, Malaysia from 8-11 November 2014.