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Join us for our webinar on September 28: ‘Patent Search Strategies for Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs)’

We are excited to invite you to our upcoming webinar on September 28th, titled ‘Patent Search Strategies for Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs)’.   This webinar will be led by two of our in-house patent search experts, Peter Shea and Dan Barnes, who will present an overview of patent search services and discuss search strategies for […]

Foreign Filing Roundup

Good morning. Please read on for the latest updates in intellectual property (IP) news from the week of August 11th: The 2017 Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator, an annual report issued by RWS, was recently featured in Corporate Counsel. They highlighted a few key findings, including that over 41% of respondents filed more than […]

Corporate Counsel: 2017 Global Patent & IP Trends

We recently launched our 8th annual Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator. Some compelling facts from the report include that more than 41% of respondents filed over half of their patent applications overseas in 2016, compared to 34% who said the same the previous year. Corporate Counsel recently featured the report on their website and […]

Foreign Filing Roundup

Good afternoon readers, here is a round up of this week’s updates in intellectual property news: July 31st 2017 was the 227th anniversary of patents in the USA. On this day in 1790, the very first patent was signed by President George Washington, Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson and Attorney General Edmund Randolph. The Supreme Court […]

IP Watchdog Features Our 2017 Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator

We recently launched our 8th annual Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator. The report gives patent professionals an insight into the IP world and highlights how your colleagues are affected by the changing patent landscape. IP Watchdog recently covered the Indicator and sat down with RWS ‘ Justin Simpson for an interview. IP Watchdog mentioned several statistics from the report […]

WIPR’s feature of Our 8th annual Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator

Since the publication of our 8th annual Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator, we have been featured in a variety of IP publications. Please see below for our feature from WIPR and get in contact with your nearest RWS office with any questions on our findings. WIPR considered the Unitary Patent Court (UPC) Research in […]

PCT Regulation Amendments

Amendments to the PCT Regulations were made as of July 1st 2017, which bring forth modifications including: Adding a new obligation for designated Offices to timely send national phase entry and related data to the International Bureau (PCT Rules 86 and 95); Requiring receiving offices to transmit earlier search and/or classification results to the International […]

8th Annual IP Trends Report Featured in IPPro Patents

We recently launched our 8th annual Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator. The report gives patent professionals an insight into what IP colleagues are doing to keep up with the changing patent landscape. Justin Simpson, of RWS, recently sat down with IPPro Patents to discuss the report and the overall state of global filing trends. […]

RWS’ Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator Recently Featured in Law360

We recently launched our 8th annual Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator. This is an established industry benchmark report identifying the trends having the greatest impact on the foreign filing strategies of patentees around the world. Over the past few weeks, we have been featured in a variety of IP publications. Please see below for […]

2017 Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator is now live!

Good morning. We are pleased to announce that our annual report, the 2017 Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator was released earlier this morning. Now in its eighth year, the Indicator has become a go-to resource for identifying the trends having the greatest impact on the foreign filing strategies of patentees around the world. This […]