Foreign Filing Roundup

Foreign Filing Roundup

Good afternoon. Read on for the latest IP headlines from the week of November 30th:

  • The committee in charge of the EPO’s activities in regards to the Unitary Patent reached an agreement on the distribution of income generated by the payment of the uniform renewal fees by patent owners for maintaining their Unitary Patent. Read more on this here. 
  • The EPO signed a 3-year cooperation plan with the IP office of Serbia, as part of the 95th anniversary of IP protection in the country. Read on. 
  • Great read from the NY Times, “The Best Way to Fight a Patent Demand May Be to Do Nothing: Researcher finds that many companies resolve threats by simply filing them away” Click here for the complete article. 
  • Congratulations to RWS Group for winning the Golden Bridge Trade & Export Award in the category for best British medium-sized company last week. The ceremony was held on November 26th in the Belgian Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce Clubhouse.

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