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Hello everyone! Take a look at what’s been happening this week in the foreign patent filing space: To date, 25 member countries have signed on the new European unitary patent system. The USPTO has updated its IP Awareness Tool, a … Continue reading

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We’ve gathered up the latest in foreign patent filing news just for you: Officials from 24 European member states signed the Unitary Patent Court (UPC) agreement this week. A recent Reuters report showed a significant increase in patent application filings … Continue reading

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While the America Invents Act (AIA) involves US laws, its ramifications are of potential interest to applicants around the world. While most of the AIA’s provisions are already in force, the final changes that come into force on March 16, … Continue reading

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Hi friends! We’ve gathered some of the latest stories in foreign filing/patenting news from the week of February 11th: It’s official! The final rules regarding the first-inventor-to-file provision of the America Invents Act have been published. Here’s an interesting read … Continue reading

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  The happiest of holidays to all of our friends, family and followers! Here’s a look at what’s been happening in the IP space over the last week: More on the America Invents Act: The final rules have been published … Continue reading

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Hello again, everyone! Here’s a look at the foreign filing/patenting news from the week of November 12th: One USPTO director shares her experience visiting the newly-opened (first-of-its-kind) satellite office in Detroit, Michigan. SIPO has reported that a record number of … 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

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Hi everyone! Here’s a look at the foreign filing/patent news from the last week of September: Shorter pendency and higher patent quality could result from this new program launched by the USPTO. The EU Patent: What should applicants consider before … Continue reading

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Hi everyone!  Here is a look at the foreign filing/patent law news from the week of September 17, 2012: Numerous provisions of the America Invents Act went into effect this week. Babson College in Massachusetts tops U.S. News‘ list of … Continue reading

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As of September 16th, in accordance with the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, a program will be available for small businesses to address their specific needs related to all steps of the patent filing process. Formally called the Patent Ombudsman Program … Continue reading