Tag Archives: USPTO

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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

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Hello everyone.  WIPO released their first PCT Newsletter for January 2014 and we have compiled some highlights for your consideration. Four more Offices have signed up to pilot the PCT Patent Prosecution Highway, bringing the number of participating Offices to … Continue reading

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Good afternoon and Happy 2014!  We woke up this morning to our first major snowstorm here in New York City.  Let’s hope it is warmer in your neck of the woods!  Below, I’ve recapped the first major foreign filing stories … Continue reading

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Good afternoon, readers.  With the Holidays quickly approaching, we have been busy gathering the latest updates in foreign patent filing for your consideration. The EPO announced on Tuesday the completion of its free machine translation service, Patent Translate. The program … Continue reading

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Good afternoon and Happy Friday, readers.  We have some exciting patent news to take you into the weekend, please see below for the latest updates: Apple recently scored another litigation victory this week, as a South Korean court ruled the … Continue reading

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Good morning.  Below, we have included the latest updates in foreign patent filing news for the week of December 2nd: Google is quickly amassing a large numbers of tech patents, as this year they are on pace to receive 1,800. … Continue reading