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2014 will usher in a new fee schedule for the US Patent and Trademark Office. Luckily, that pounding headache and nausea you might experience on January 1, 2014 won’t be a result of higher patent and trademark fees. In fact, … 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 this month’s edition: … Continue reading

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For every applicant, big or small, patent costs are an issue. Patent prosecution requires a heavy financial commitment and every dollar saved means more funds available for broader protection, R&D, or marketing. This article discusses excess claims fees and ways … Continue reading

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Hi everyone! See below for a roundup of foreign patent filing news from the week of March 11th: The USPTO’s new fee schedule is live and goes into effect March 19, 2013. Looking to license your patent? Google wants to … Continue reading

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Do you have a PCT national stage filing deadline approaching in the next few months?  Are you considering filing with the USPTO?  If so, filing before March 19, 2013, will save you a few hundred dollars.

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Happy autumn everyone! Here’s your look at the latest foreign filing news from the first week of October: Effective today: A new USPTO fee schedule reveals only minor increases. Cornell’s new graduate technology school in NYC is now home to … Continue reading

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Planning on filing a utility application? Does it have more than 20 claims? File today before USPTO fees GO UP TOMORROW! Actually, it’s not that bad. A new USPTO fee schedule will come into effect tomorrow, increasing certain fees by … Continue reading

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In anticipation of Russia joining the World Trade Organization, the Russian Patent Office (Rospatent) recently announced a series of changes to their patent and trademark fee schedules. And in today’s climate where these fees seem to only go up, it’s … Continue reading

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Unfortunately, it’s not an April Fools’ Day joke. A new fee schedule for the European Patent Office (EPO) comes into effect on April 1, 2012. Luckily, the fee increases are fairly small. Changes for a few of the more common … Continue reading

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Here’s a recap of the foreign filing/patent law news from the week of September 19, 2011: Fee increase: The USPTO has increased the fees associated with the PCT national stage (along with all other fees), effective September 26. ARIPO update: … Continue reading