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Now that most of the shouting is over and something of a resolution has been reached, we seem to have entered a quiet period in relation to the European unitary patent and unified patent court. Spain and Italy’s earlier legal … Continue reading

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Hi everyone! Take a look at some of the latest stories in foreign filing over the past week: Check out this 5-minute guide to Europe’s newly-passed unified patent court system. Our own New York senator, Charles Schumer, introduced a bill … Continue reading

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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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Today we opened our 4th annual US IP Trends Survey.  If you are an IP professional at a US company or university, I invite you to provide your input here.  

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Hi everyone! Here’s a roundup of the latest foreign filing/patenting news from the week of January 7th: The USPTO opened a new Patent and Trademark resource center this week, and it’s right in our backyard! It’s been exactly one month … Continue reading

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Happy Friday everyone! Here’s a look at the latest foreign filing/patenting news from the past week: The European Union made history this Tuesday, as the highly anticipated unitary patent was signed into adoption. WIPO’s latest newsletter outlines the amendments on … Continue reading

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

Well, it’s been almost 4 decades in the making, but in a historic session today, the European Parliament finally approved the three sets of regulations that would create a unitary European patent system. These three proposals establish the unitary patent, … 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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Hi everybody! We’ve rounded up the latest in foreign filing news from the week of October 22nd: The USPTO is backing new patent assistance programs for America’s inventors. Seven new languages have been added to the EPO’s patent translation service. … 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