Tag Archives: Paris Convention

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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 the September 2014 … Continue reading

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To keep up with our clients’ needs, we’ve added new countries and agents to our global network. Please read on for the summary of each country and details regarding agents and forms: Panama Country code: PA Deadline: 12 months Language: … Continue reading

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We just got crushed by a massive Nor’easter in New York City, stay warm out there everyone! Read below for breaking news in foreign patent filing for the week of February 10th: In honor of the Olympics, here are 17 … Continue reading

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A provisional application is a patent application filed with the USPTO that serves as a low-cost option for establishing a priority date. Like regular patent applications, provisional applications comprise of the specification and drawing (if drawings are necessary for the … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t it be a perfect world if an inventor could file a single application to get global patent protection? Or maybe even on a lesser scale, say, an Asian patent or a North American patent. Does an international patent even … Continue reading

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To keep up with our clients’ needs, we’ve been busy adding several new countries and agents to our global network. Here is a recap of what we’ve added in the last few months:

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

We briefly discussed the difference between PCT and Paris Convention filings here and here.  Let’s go into a little more detail.

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

Happy New Year to our readers! Here’s some foreign filing news to kick off 2013… For many applicants, the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) is an invaluable resource for expediting and reducing the costs of foreign applications. The PPH is a … Continue reading

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Paris Convention vs. PCT Patent applicants planning to file for patent protection abroad understand that timing is critical. For this reason, it is essential to evaluate the two avenues available for foreign filing: the Paris Convention and the Patent Cooperation … Continue reading

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What is the Paris Convention? The phrases “direct filing” and “Paris Convention filing” are synonymous with each other; the process of applying for patent protection under the Paris Convention is commonly referred to as direct filing. Patent applicants who file … Continue reading