Tag Archives: Cost-savings measures

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Today, inovia‘s Senior Patent Attorney Jeff Shieh presented the live webinar International Patenting Strategies “101”.  Click on the video below to view this 30-minute program, in which Jeff gives an overview of the international patenting process, provides tips for reducing … Continue reading

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A few weeks ago, we hosted a webinar on the topic of portals and their effect on the IP industry. In the program, legal consultant Duncan Hart presented his views on the commoditization of the IP industry, specifically how portals, … Continue reading

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Last week we hosted a webinar entitled “Portals Are Taking Over the Industry.” In this program, legal consultant Duncan Hart and inovia‘s founder Justin Simpson discussed the commoditization of the IP industry, what effect portals (like our own inovia.com) have … Continue reading

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Corporate Counsel recently published its 2012 Law Department Metrics Benchmarking Survey and the key finding is that in-house legal departments are being forced to do more with less.  As a result of the “Great Recession,” many attorneys have moved from law firms … Continue reading

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It feels like we’ve walked this very same path before, but it appears that our destination of a unitary European patent system is finally in sight. On November 19, 2012, the Council of the European Union reached agreement on a … Continue reading

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  Did you know that inovia now hosts educational webinars? These presentations range in topics, including international patenting strategy and cost-effective foreign filing. To register for an upcoming live presentaiton or view a list of available programs, visit go.inovia.com/webinars. Our … Continue reading

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Guest post by David Mixon, Partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP. Once a startup or small company has decided to file for patent protection in the United States, a common question for consideration is whether to also file in … Continue reading

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Dr. D’vorah Graeser of Graeser Associates International was kind enough to share an article that she recently wrote on a topic that we discuss often on the Foreign Filing Blog: cutting IP costs. Five Important Points to Control Intellectual Property … Continue reading

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The America Invents Act has attracted a lot of buzz.  Whether it spurs job creation and innovation remains to be seen, but in this article I’d like to focus on the provisions of the Act that are most relevant to … Continue reading

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Here’s a recap of the foreign filing/patent law news from the week of August 22, 2011: The Guardian provided insight into what Europe’s unitary patent could mean for software patents.  From Reuters: China’s telecom patent boom heralds innovation era. Our … Continue reading