Monthly Archives: May 2013

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Hello again friends and colleagues! The first heat wave of the year has hit New York City, meaning summer isn’t far behind.  Here are some of the top headlines in foreign patent filing news rounding out the last week in … Continue reading

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Hello and Happy Friday! Here are some of the foreign filing stories we’ve gathered to take you into this holiday weekend: An article from the WSJ looks at how IP lawsuits targeting startups are on the rise. The unprecedented theft … Continue reading

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Our friends at Bereskin & Parr LLP recently announced the publication of a unique resource written to assist trademark attorneys and scholars better understand the intricacies of dilution law.  Below is an excerpt from their Spring 2013 newsletter:  We are … Continue reading

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We recently discussed options for speeding up grant of a European patent. As we mentioned, reasons to expedite grant include the existence of a potential infringer, or the need to obtain grant to enable licensing or sale.   Today, we’ll … Continue reading

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Hello everyone and Happy Friday! Take a look at the latest in foreign filing news for the past week: In Bowman v. Monsanto Co., the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that an Indiana farmer violated the principles of patent law. Throughout … Continue reading

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The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has announced that Saudi Arabia will officially become the 147th Contracting State of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) on August 3rd, 2013. It’s been eight months since the last country deposited its accession to … Continue reading

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With today’s international markets, foreign competitors and overseas manufacturers, it’s no longer sufficient to simply obtain patent protection in your home country. More and more applicants are filing abroad, resulting in record numbers of foreign applications. So what are the … Continue reading

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Hello friends and colleagues! Here is the latest in patent news for the week of May 6, 2013: Congratulations to Margaret Focarino who was named a Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal finalist this week. New legislation aims to … Continue reading

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A big congratulations is in order for Reinhold Cohn Group, whose two branches in Tel-Aviv, Israel have accumulated many prestigious honors over the past few months. As a whole, the Group was recognized by Dunn & Bradstreet as a leading … Continue reading

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Hi everyone! Take a look at some of the latest stories in foreign filing over the past week: Check out this 5-minute guide to Europe’s newly-passed unified patent court system. Our own New York senator, Charles Schumer, introduced a bill … Continue reading