Tag Archives: KIPO

Posted by Elizabeth Curtin on

Good morning, readers. We hope everyone had a great first week of fall 2014. Here are the latest updates in foreign patent filing news: The 54th Series of meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO is currently … Continue reading

Posted by Elizabeth Curtin on

The five largest Intellectual Property Offices in the world – the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the European Patent Office (EPO), the Japan Patent Office (JPO), the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), and the State Intellectual Property Office … Continue reading

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

The International Search Report (“ISR”) is a fundamental part of the PCT procedure. Once a PCT application is filed, an International Search Authority (ISA) performs a search of the prior art, and provides the results to the applicant in the … Continue reading

Posted by Lu-Enstad on

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

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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

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

As discussed in previous posts, the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) is a work-sharing program designed to improve the efficiency of prosecution among international patent offices and help reduce workload and backlog.  Recently, the USPTO announced the creation of PPH pilot … Continue reading

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

Dr. Michael Blaine Brooks, of the Law Office of Michael Blaine Brooks, delivered a presentation on “Advancing US Cases via the PCT-Patent Prosecution Highway” to the Ventura County (CA) Bar Association last week.  He was kind enough to share the … Continue reading