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Good morning! Please read on for the latest headlines in foreign filing news for the week of July 14th: Patent trolls are suing like it’s going out of style! They now account for 67% of all lawsuits, extracting enormous payments … Continue reading

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Good afternoon, readers. Each month, we look through WIPO’s PCT Newsletter to find the most important updates facing the international patent system: Electronic Filing & Processing of International Applications • The total number of receiving Offices which accept ePCT-Filings is … Continue reading

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Good morning, please check out the latest headlines in foreign filing news for the week of May 12th: It was a record year for patent trolls (or NPEs) as a record 6,092 new patent cases were filed in U.S. District … Continue reading

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The first traces of spring were felt this week in NYC.  Let’s hope more warm weather is to follow shortly! Please read on for your weekly foreign filing update: The European Patent Organization (EPO) put together a list of highlights … Continue reading

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Next month, WIPO’s PCT Newsletter will celebrate its 20th anniversary.  They invite readers to send thoughts and reflections on the past 20 years to pct.legal@wipo.int, where you can expect certain excerpts to be included in the anniversary issue. In the … Continue reading

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Good morning.  We are in the midst of a bitter cold streak of weather here in New York City.  We hope everyone is staying warm! As always, read below for the latest news in the foreign filing world for the … Continue reading

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Hello everyone.  WIPO released their first PCT Newsletter for January 2014 and we have compiled some highlights for your consideration. Four more Offices have signed up to pilot the PCT Patent Prosecution Highway, bringing the number of participating Offices to … Continue reading

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Good afternoon, readers.  With the Holidays quickly approaching, we have been busy gathering the latest updates in foreign patent filing for your consideration. The EPO announced on Tuesday the completion of its free machine translation service, Patent Translate. The program … Continue reading

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Good afternoon and Happy Friday, readers.  We have some exciting patent news to take you into the weekend, please see below for the latest updates: Apple recently scored another litigation victory this week, as a South Korean court ruled the … Continue reading

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Good morning.  Below, we have included the latest updates in foreign patent filing news for the week of December 2nd: Google is quickly amassing a large numbers of tech patents, as this year they are on pace to receive 1,800. … Continue reading