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With today’s international markets, foreign competitors and overseas manufacturers, it’s no longer sufficient to simply obtain patent protection in your home country. More and more applicants are filing abroad, resulting in record numbers of foreign applications. So what are the … Continue reading

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inovia‘s Small Business Solutions Team works with startups and solo inventors across the globe to assist with the international patent filing process. Led by inovia‘s Senior Patent Attorney, Jeff Shieh, the team walks patent applicants through the stages necessary to gain … Continue reading

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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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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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Hi everyone! We’re wrapping up this week with a look at the best foreign filing news from around the world: The EPO reported a record number of activities for 2012, with over 65,000 granted patents published. The USPTO is teaming … Continue reading

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On January 1st, 2013 the Israeli Patent Office will implement new regulations dramatically affecting official fees for both local and PCT applications entering the national phase. The tables below detail each of the fees required by the Office with the … Continue reading

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As of September 16th, in accordance with the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, a program will be available for small businesses to address their specific needs related to all steps of the patent filing process. Formally called the Patent Ombudsman Program … Continue reading

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Recently, the USPTO published the newest rule to be implemented under the America Invents Act, a bill signed into law last September with the purpose of creating a more efficient and streamlined patent system.  The new derivation proceeding ensures that … Continue reading

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Hi everyone! Take a look at the latest in foreign patent filing news for the week of August 20th: The site for the USPTO’s coveted satellite office in Denver was chosen this week, set to open in 2014.  Employment is … Continue reading

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Hello everybody! Here’s a look at the foreign filing/patent-related news for the week of June 11th: EPO President Benoît Battistelli is calling for a stronger framework of IP rights for inventors, including “a cost-effective and legally safe patent system.” David … Continue reading