Monthly Archives: October 2012

Posted by Lu-Enstad on

Hi everybody! We’ve rounded up the latest in foreign filing news from the week of October 22nd: The USPTO is backing new patent assistance programs for America’s inventors. Seven new languages have been added to the EPO’s patent translation service. … Continue reading

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Hi everybody! We’ve rounded up the latest in foreign filing and patent news just for you: Chile (INAPI) officially is the 18th Int’l Search and Preliminary Examination Authority under the PCT. The USPTO has reported filing a record number of … Continue reading

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Hello everyone! Here’s a look at the foreign filing/patent-related news from the week of October 8th:  European Council leaders remain in a deadlock over the unified patent system.  London vs. Non-London Agreement countries: What’s the difference?  Trademark applications up slightly … Continue reading

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

After a long gestation period, the London Agreement finally entered into force back on May 1, 2008. Its aim was to reduce the cost and complexity of validating European patents in individual countries following grant by the European Patent Office … Continue reading

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Happy autumn everyone! Here’s your look at the latest foreign filing news from the first week of October: Effective today: A new USPTO fee schedule reveals only minor increases. Cornell’s new graduate technology school in NYC is now home to … Continue reading

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

Planning on filing a utility application? Does it have more than 20 claims? File today before USPTO fees GO UP TOMORROW! Actually, it’s not that bad. A new USPTO fee schedule will come into effect tomorrow, increasing certain fees by … Continue reading