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The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) recently released their annual report, IP Facts and Figures. The study provides an overview of IP activity using the latest available year of statistics. This years publication covers four types of industrial property – … Continue reading

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Good morning. I hope everyone is having a productive and restful start to the New Year. Let’s get right down to it, read below for the latest headlines in foreign filing news: In case you missed it: inovia released their … Continue reading

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Happy Foreign Filing Friday, readers! I’ve been busy perusing the latest headlines in patent news for the week of November 10th. See below: This is a quick reminder that the Cybersecurity Partnership Meeting webcast (from the USPTO) begins at 11:30, … Continue reading

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Happy Friday! Here are the latest foreign filing headlines from the week of September 1st: Trademarks, like patents, are territorial. Read on to see what every business should know about trademark “squatting” in China.  Germany is preparing for Oktoberfest, where … Continue reading

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Good afternoon, friends! I hope everyone is getting ready for a great weekend.  Before you go, please take a look at the latest headlines in foreign filing news! The two technology giants, Samsung and Apple, recently declared a truce on all … Continue reading

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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