Research on the Regional Industrial Property System and its Coordination Mechanism
The intellectual property right has territoriality, so before having Protection of the industrial property right, it is Generally needed to be filed, examined , granted separately and then get the national industrial properties, which brings trouble to the applicants and the patent Office. Therefore , there are a lot of regions where have established the Regional Industrial Property System , with which applicants can get the national industrial property rights of the member states ,or even get the Regional Industrial Property with "supra-country" territoriality, after only one application , one examination and one granting. Regional Industrial Property System can not only harmonize the industrial property systems of member nations, but also connect smoothly with the International Industrial Property System. Regional Industrial Property System can enhance the unity while reduce the cost of the national industrial property protection, and can reduce intellectual property barriers to the free flow of international market.