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 The EPO’s Annual Report 2014 was released which we previously wrote about in January. Here are the final statistics: Highlights from 2014 included improving access to Asian patent information while consolidating patent data from around the world. Preparation for the … Continue reading

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 Good afternoon. Here are the latest headlines in foreign patent filing news for the week of February 23rd: According to the European Patent Office medical technology topped the list of technical fields with the highest volume of patent applications filed. The … Continue reading

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Users of the European patent system will soon be able to validate their applications and EPO granted patents outside the European Patent Organization. Morocco will become the first non-member country of the EPO to validate the legal effects of a … Continue reading

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Good morning, roundup readers. We have had a busy week here at inovia and compiled the latest headlines in foreign patent filing for your consideration. Please read on for the latest news: The European Patent Office (EPO) released initial predictions … Continue reading

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The European Patent Office (EPO) received over 273,000 patent filings last year, an increase of 3% from 2013, and the highest recorded numbers in the organizations history. Please note that these are still rough figures, as the final report will … Continue reading

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Good morning and Happy Friday! Here is the roundup of the latest news in foreign patent filing for the week of December 1st: Deputy Director Michelle K. Lee recently posted a blog article discussing changes to the USPTO satellite offices.  … Continue reading

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Happy Foreign Filing Friday, readers! I’ve been busy perusing the latest headlines in patent news for the week of November 10th. See below: This is a quick reminder that the Cybersecurity Partnership Meeting webcast (from the USPTO) begins at 11:30, … Continue reading

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Two prior European Inventor Award finalists recently won the 2014 Nobel Prize by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. This distinguished honor was bestowed upon Shuji Nakamura of the United States in Physics and Stefan Hell of Germany in Chemistry, … Continue reading

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We’ve compiled a shortlist of highlights from WIPO’s PCT newsletter, an excellent resource for IP professionals and patent applicants looking to stay on top of changes to the PCT system. Please see below for a recap of the September 2014 … Continue reading

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Good morning, the latest foreign filing headlines are below: The fifty-fourth series of meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO will take place next week, from September 22 – September 30th at the headquarters of WIPO.  The … Continue reading