Tag Archives: China

Posted by Elizabeth Curtin on

Good morning and Happy Friday.  Below are the latest updates in foreign patent filing news for the week of July 8th: The USPTO and SIPO launched the Global Patent Search Network allowing users to search Chinese patent documents.  Iran became … 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

Posted by Cara Verwholt on

In 2012, China was the top-filing destination for inovia’s clients and it’s no surprise — the market opportunity is just too large to ignore. But with opportunity comes risk and for years, enforceability issues in China have been among the … Continue reading

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

The new year ushered in a few more PCT Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Programs (PCT-PPH), reducing the workload for cooperating patent offices and expediting examination for qualified applications.

Posted by Cara Verwholt on

Hi everyone, Happy New Year!  Here’s the news roundup for the week of December 31, 2012: inovia news: New York headquarters relocation After four years in the “Flatiron” district of Manhattan, our New York headquarters has expanded and now has … Continue reading

Posted by Cara Verwholt on

Earlier this week, several members of the inovia team attended the inaugural IP Business Congress (IPBC) China event in Beijing. The IPBC is hosted by Intellectual Asset Management magazine and inovia has attended previous IPBC events in San Francisco and … Continue reading

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Take a look at the latest intellectual property developments in China, provided to us by our friends at AFD China: A nationwide survey for the 2013 China Brand Power Index was launched last month as part of a growing effort … 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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Last month, the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of China released its Administrative Measures on Prioritized Examination of Patent Applications, which now allows for the accelerated processing of “green” patents. China is now among several other major filing destinations who … Continue reading

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

Despite its standing as both a massive consumer and manufacturer, China has been regarded by many applicants as a risky patent filing destination due to its historically spotty enforcement of IP rights. However, efforts in recent years have significantly improved … Continue reading