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Good morning, readers.  We hope everyone is staying cool as we head into the dog days of summer.  I’ve gathered some patent news for your consideration from the week of July 21, 2014:  Trademark “squatting” is prevalent in China, preventing … Continue reading

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Good morning, readers.  Summer is in full swing here in New York City and we couldn’t be happier after the past winter. We invite you to take a look at the latest foreign filing headlines for the week of June … Continue reading

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Good morning, please check out the latest headlines in foreign filing news for the week of May 12th: It was a record year for patent trolls (or NPEs) as a record 6,092 new patent cases were filed in U.S. District … Continue reading

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Good afternoon!  I think it’s safe to say that winter is officially behind us and we couldn’t be happier at the inovia headquarters.  Check out the latest foreign filing updates we have been collecting from the past week:  A unanimous … Continue reading

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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