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We hope everyone had a relaxing Memorial Day last week. I’ve been busy gathering the latest headlines in IP news, please read below for all updates: The Beastie Boys have been busy fighting against Monster Energy Drink in a New … Continue reading

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The first traces of spring were felt this week in NYC.  Let’s hope more warm weather is to follow shortly! Please read on for your weekly foreign filing update: The European Patent Organization (EPO) put together a list of highlights … 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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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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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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On November 28, 2013, WIPO launched a pilot program known as “WIPO Green.”  The platform was initiated to accelerate the development of green technologies and connect groups with similar goals and innovations.  This database matches owners of environmentally friendly technologies … Continue reading

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Hi everyone! Each month, we comb through WIPO’s PCT Newsletter to share the latest news affecting the international patent system. As always, there are several country-specific rules, fee changes and patent office notifications to report. You can check out some … Continue reading

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Hi friends! We’ve gathered some of the latest stories in foreign filing/patenting news from the week of November 11th for your consideration: Senator Orrin Hatch (R – Utah) introduced the Patent Litigation Integrity Act, a bill that would curb patent … Continue reading

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In Episode 11 & 12 of WIPO’s ongoing series “Learn the PCT”, Matthias Reischle discusses two important topics.  In the first episode, “Recording of Changes to Bibliographic Data under PCT Rule 92bis”, he introduces the types of changes to bibliographic … Continue reading

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I’d like to share some important updates from WIPO’s October PCT Newsletter. Most notably, the WIPO Member States met in late September for the annual PCT Assembly, which was held in Geneva this year. Typically during this time, the Assembly … Continue reading