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    Industrial Designs Advancement and the ID5: A 5 Year Review
    LEADING OFFICE
    USPTO
    PROJECT DEFINITION
    The aim of the 5 Year Review is a high level survey of each ID5 jurisdictions significant legal and practice changes with regard to industrial design protections and filing practices in the last 5 years. The survey would not be limited to any specific topics but would be driven by and focus on topics that the ID5 have been actively engaged in over the last 5 years. Examples of developments that come to mind immediately for inclusion are changes in practices related to the implementation of WIPO DAS as a mechanism for electronic exchange of priority documentation, changes in practices and laws related to grace period, new and emerging technologies, 3D printing, damages/remedies, filing practices, etc.
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