Monthly Archives: October 2010

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

Thomson Reuters recently released a study entitled “Patented in China II: The Present and Future State of Innovation in China”, which predicts that China is poised to become a global patent power in terms of volume in the near future.  … Continue reading

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On October 19, 2010, the USPTO, in collaboration with the New York Law School’s Center for Patent Innovations, announced the upcoming launch of a second Peer to Patent pilot program.  Scheduled to commence next Monday, October 25, 2010, the Peer … Continue reading

Posted by Cara Verwholt on

Managing IP Magazine announced last week their ranking of firms according to the number of PCT applications they filed due for national stage entry in 2010.  The 14 biggest markets were included in the article. Congratulations to our foreign agents … Continue reading

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

Following the recent launch of WIPO Lex, WIPO announces the launch of IP Advantage.  IP Advantage is an online database compiling the IP experiences of inventors, researchers, entrepreneurs and corporations. Developed by WIPO’s Communications Division and the WIPO Japan Office, … Continue reading

Posted by Jeff Sweetman on

inovia doesn’t directly manage payment of patent annuities (unless they’re due at national phase entry), but the topic comes up frequently with clients who use our foreign filing platform to validate their European patents. Background Before a European patent application … Continue reading