Monthly Archives: August 2012

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Hi everyone! Before you take off on your Labor Day weekend, have a look at the foreign filing/patenting news for the last week of August: More on the America Invents Act: Can any patent applicant qualify as “small entity“? Australia … Continue reading

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In anticipation of Russia joining the World Trade Organization, the Russian Patent Office (Rospatent) recently announced a series of changes to their patent and trademark fee schedules. And in today’s climate where these fees seem to only go up, it’s … Continue reading

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As part of their Economics and Statistics Series, WIPO released the annual “IP Facts and Figures” report this month, highlighting global intellectual property trends for their latest available year of statistics. The report analyzes four types of industrial property: patents, … Continue reading

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Hi everyone! Take a look at the latest in foreign patent filing news for the week of August 20th: The site for the USPTO’s coveted satellite office in Denver was chosen this week, set to open in 2014.  Employment is … Continue reading

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Hi everybody! Here’s a look at the foreign filing/patenting news for the week of August 13th: We expanded our agent network in Africa, adding OAPI and Nigeria as PCT national stage entry destinations. The USPTO is seeking the public’s comments … Continue reading

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The inovia agent network is growing!  We recently announced the addition of Egypt to our network, bringing the total country count in our network to 85.  We’ve now expanded our network even further to include the African Intellectual Property Organization … Continue reading

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Hi everybody! Here’s a look at the foreign filing/patenting news from the week of August 6th: More on the America Invents Act: Our friends at IPWatchdog share some additional changes that will be implemented next month, on the anniversary of … Continue reading

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We recently announced the addition of Egypt to our agent network, bringing our total country count to 85. Saba & Co., a leading IP firm in the Middle East and North Africa, will handle PCT national stage entry into Egypt … Continue reading

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There have been some exciting IP developments in China in recent months. Take a look at the latest news from the State Intellectual Property Office of China, provided by our friends at AFD China: As of August 1st, the Measures … Continue reading

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Hello all! Take a look at the foreign filing/patenting news from the week of July 30th:  The USPTO is continuing to extend PPH programs at a steady pace, with Colombia and Israel among the most recent countries to join. The … Continue reading