Monthly Archives: May 2010

Posted by Cara Verwholt on

We are pleased to announce our new office in Munich, Germany and the appointment of Wolfgang Danner as Senior Director, Business Development. “Germany files more PCT applications than any other country in Europe – 15,000/year, which is on par with … Continue reading

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As we alluded to in our last blog post, the cost of translation work can be a crippling factor when it comes to seeking patent protection.   When looking to outsource your translation work, you should remember that translating your claims is … Continue reading

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

With IP budgets experiencing significant cutbacks in the last year, many applicants have struggled to maintain the same level of global protection they were able to achieve in “fatter” times.  As a result, many applicants must grudgingly reduce the number … Continue reading

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Nearly all applicants pursuing international patent protection are aware of the importance of choosing a competent foreign agent, but often do not know exactly what factors to look for when selecting one. Some applicants simply rely on the network of … Continue reading

Posted by Cara Verwholt on

We are pleased to welcome the law firm of Arnason Faktor as our new Icelandic agent, expanding our global agent network to 63 countries now. Sigurour Ingvarsson of Arnason Faktor said, “We are delighted to join the inovia network and … Continue reading

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

We have previously blogged about the emergence of China as a leader in patent filings.  Recently, 28 members of the Ministerial Joint Meeting on National Intellectual Property enacted the 2010 National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Strategy Implementation Plan, which went … Continue reading