Tag Archives: startups

Posted by Elizabeth Curtin on

Hello and Happy Friday! Here are some of the foreign filing stories we’ve gathered to take you into this holiday weekend: An article from the WSJ looks at how IP lawsuits targeting startups are on the rise. The unprecedented theft … Continue reading

Posted by Lu-Enstad on

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

Posted by Cara Verwholt on

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

Posted by Lu-Enstad on

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

Posted by Lu-Enstad on

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

Posted by Lu-Enstad on

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

Posted by Lu-Enstad on

Hi all! Take a look at this collection of foreign filing/patenting news for the week of June 18th: While a disheartening financial crisis looms in Europe, innovative investments remain a top priority for large and small companies alike. Congress is … Continue reading

Posted by Lu-Enstad on

Hi everyone! Forbes has declared June to be Startup Month, so the articles we’ve chosen for this week’s Roundup are dedicated to all of the small businesses, solo inventors, and entrepreneurs out there: Inventors, what is required for your invention … Continue reading

Posted by David Nelson on

“Everything’s impossible until somebody does it.” – Bruce Wayne, CEO & Chairman, Wayne Enterprises I was doing my weekly skim of the blogosphere and one particular article caught my eye. Forbes.com has declared June “Startup Month” on its Entrepreneurs Channel … Continue reading

Posted by Jeff Shieh on

In a previous post discussing the effects of the America Invents Act on the sole inventor and small company, I mentioned its provision to recognize a new micro entity applicant status. As described by Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual … Continue reading