Tag Archives: patents

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In honor of election day, check out the most significant voting mechanisms from the past 150 years via the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). We’ve narrowed the list down to the top 5 most influential patents of the … Continue reading

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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

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Hello, readers.  Let’s get right to it. Please read on for all foreign filing updates from the week of June 2nd: This great read by the WSJ explores why patents are on the rise (some of the reasons aren’t what … Continue reading

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You know the drill! Read below for the latest updates in foreign patent filing news. Have a great weekend and enjoy Superbowl Sunday! inovia news: We have a lot of exciting events lined up in the next few months.  If … Continue reading

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The EPO released a report on September 30th detailing the effect of Intellectual Property Rights on the economy in the European Union.  The publication looked at the impact of IPR in terms of GDP, employment, wages and trade.  The study … Continue reading

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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

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Good morning and Happy Friday.  As the summer continues to fly by, take some time to read the latest updates in foreign patent filing news: This week marks the 223rd anniversary of the first granted US patent. Here’s to 223 … Continue reading

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Hello and Happy Friday! We have collected the latest headlines in foreign patent filing news for your consideration: This interesting blog post looks at whether or not song titles should be entitled to IP protection in India.  What are your … Continue reading

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The following news was provided by our friends at Saba & Co., inovia’s agent for PCT national stage entry filings in Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Syria and Tunisia. As of April 1, 2013, the Egyptian Patent Office started operating as an … Continue reading

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