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On January 15, 2018, TIPO held its second public hearing on draft amendments to the Patent Act. Topics discussed including: filing for a divisional application after a decision of approval pertaining to the parent patent application is rendered; the legal effect of supplementing reasons or evidence provided later than the time limit in the invalidation proceedings; and the term of a design patent. About 100 people showed up for the event. Suggestions made at the public hearing and replies by TIPO have been put on TIPO’s website.