Insights

The Next Generation of Talent: Multi-faceted, Localized Training for a Global Workforce

This month RWS Language Solutions was pleased to attend the BCF Annual Networking Event for coatings and chemicals industry professionals and the CIPD Learning and Development Conference. At both events, training the next generation of talent was a key topic of conversation. In this blog we review the latest approaches to training, including how we can […]

Quality – The European Patent Office’s Top Priority

The European Patent Office’s 2017 Annual Report delivers an interesting insight to the workings of the organization and the impressive scale on which it delivers its services. Following our earlier summary, we now take the opportunity to focus on one of the report’s key highlights – quality. In 2017, European Patent Applications increased by nearly […]

Sleepless in Seattle: INTA 2018

RWS is delighted to be exhibiting at INTA’s 140th Annual Meeting in Seattle, USA on May 19-23, 2018. INTA is the world’s largest and most widely attended trademark event with over 9,500 attendees from all around the world. Be sure to stop by our booth #109-110 or email us at ipmarketing@rws.com to arrange a meeting. Our global team […]

RWS’s Attendance at the 10th China Translation Profession Forum

On 21 April 2018, RWS China was invited to attend the 10th China Translation Profession Forum. In the “Integration and Innovation of Industry-University-Research in the New Era” forum, Jennifer ZHENG, Deputy Managing Director of RWS China, delivered a speech about “Exploration and Achievements of Talents Culturing in Vertical Fields of Language Services.” Discussing various industry […]

America’s favorite pastime: Baseball Patents

Spring is here and as the sun grows hotter we get ready for picnics, beach days and if you are a baseball fan you can’t wait for some peanuts and Cracker Jack. It doesn’t matter if you root for the Yankees or the Dodgers, read about some of the patents that you might recognize from […]

Evidence of Use & How Crowdsourcing Can Help Monetize Your Portfolio

Finding Evidence of Use (EoU) for patents in your portfolio can be a distinct advantage when approaching the negotiating table for a licensing arrangement or a sale, but conducting those searches is not always easy. Searching internally can be a drain on internal resources and other search options can be very costly, casting only a […]

Advanced Security Options for Financial and Legal Translations

On 25 May, GDPR will be enforced and will permanently change the way companies can collect, store and use customer data. This new data protection regulation puts customers firmly in the driver’s seat and the task of complying with this regulation falls upon businesses and organizations[1]. In light of this upcoming enforcement, we reflect on how […]

Implementing Technology Scouting to Increase Innovation 

Going outside to acquire information on new products and technologies can speed up and improve technical development, foster innovative ideas, manage risk, free up scarce internal resources for other high-impact activities, and lead to greater innovation. The key is being open (versus threatened) and knowing when to go outside, where to look, how to integrate […]

Multilingual Legal Hearings: How to Plan for Success

When a legal hearing involves international expert witnesses, it is vital that the case does not fail because the parties involved cannot understand the proceedings. Here are our top tips for working with translators and interpreters on global cases. Preparation is key Having spent months or sometimes years preparing your case, evidence and witnesses, you […]

World Intellectual Property Day

April 26th 2018 is World Intellectual Property Day and this year the theme is Powering change: Women in innovation and creativity. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) say: ‘This year’s World Intellectual Property Day campaign celebrates the brilliance, ingenuity, curiosity and courage of the women who are driving change in our world and shaping our common […]