Tag Archives: trademarks

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Sit back in the saddle and put on your spectacles… it’s round up time! The US Department of Commerce’s USPTO announced the creation of a new Office of International Patent Cooperation (OIPC), led by Mark Powell.  Read more. More news … Continue reading

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It’s that time of the week again! Below, I’ve recapped the latest headlines in foreign patent filing news for the week of January 6th: Apple and Samsung have finally agreed to sit down and discuss settlement opportunities surrounding smartphone related … Continue reading

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Good morning! To wrap up the week, we have gathered the latest updates in foreign patent filing news: Two upcoming Supreme Court decisions could mean trouble for patent trolls, potentially making it much more expensive to file frivolous suits. Cadbury … 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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Good morning readers!  As summer draws to a close, September is already off to a busy start here in our New York Office.  For your consideration, we have been gathering the latest headlines in foreign patent filing news for the … Continue reading

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Our friends at Bereskin & Parr LLP recently announced the publication of a unique resource written to assist trademark attorneys and scholars better understand the intricacies of dilution law.  Below is an excerpt from their Spring 2013 newsletter:  We are … Continue reading

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Good morning and Happy World IP Day from all of us at inovia!  Take a look at the latest headlines in foreign filing news for the week of April 22, 2013: Here is a message from WIPO Director General Francis Gurry … Continue reading

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April Showers are in full force here in New York City on this dreary Friday morning! With that, we hope you are faring better in your neck of the woods. Take a look at the latest in foreign filing news … Continue reading

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Happy Friday everyone! Take a look at some of the foreign filing headlines from the week of March 18th: A new report reveals the growing number of foreign-owned IP firms and the impact it’s had on U.S. consumers. SIPO launched … Continue reading

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Today, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) reported that international trademark applications filed under the Madrid system grew 4% in 2012, with 44,018 total applications filed.  Germany was the largest user of the Madrid system with 6,545 applications filed, followed … Continue reading