Tag Archives: USPTO

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Good afternoon, readers. This week, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), announced that it will host an American Invents Act roadshow in seven cities throughout the country.  The roadshows will occur between September 16th … Continue reading

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It’s time for the roundup! I hope everyone had a fantastic 4th of July, let’s get right down to it. Check out the latest headlines in foreign patent filing for the week of July 7th: The search for the next … Continue reading

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Hello, readers and Happy 4th of July.  Here are the IP updates for this past week: The Obama administration is set to appoint a new USPTO director, Phil Johnson, a pharmaceutical industry executive. Speaking of the USPTO, the permanent location … 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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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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Happy second day of spring, readers! Let’s dive right in, please see below for the latest in foreign filing news: Your “March Madness” festivities might be infringing on a protected trademark.  The NCAA has a strict “trademark protection program” outlined … Continue reading

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Good afternoon and Happy Friday! We have been busy gathering the latest foreign patent filing news updates from the past week: inovia news: We are excited to announce that 39 countries in our agent network ranked in Managing IP Magazine’s … Continue reading

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Next month, WIPO’s PCT Newsletter will celebrate its 20th anniversary.  They invite readers to send thoughts and reflections on the past 20 years to pct.legal@wipo.int, where you can expect certain excerpts to be included in the anniversary issue. In the … Continue reading

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Good afternoon.  Please see below for the latest updates in foreign patent filing: The White House unveiled patent reform initiatives aimed at strengthening the system. T-Mobile won an injunction against AT&T over a magenta trademark. The USPTO recently granted a … Continue reading