May 2018 Crowd Researchers of the Month

Each month we like to recognize the top performing Crowd researchers for their outstanding work in the AOP Connect™ platform.  The top Researcher of the Month (ROTM) receives a $500 reward for their contributions and each of the runners-up receive $50. Congratulations go out to our top researchers for May 2018: IPTornado (ROTM) HyperInfo takuno2933 […]

Language Support for Global Company Integrations

When two companies begin the process of merging operations, communication is key. On-boarding several new global locations requires a strong integration plan and the right language support. Company mergers affect all departments within a business but each will have their own language support requirements. Over many years, RWS Language Solutions has developed a wealth of experience in supporting […]

Q&A with Justin Simpson and Xia Zheng – Webinar Recap

Last week we held a webinar with Managing IP on the topic of China IP Trends: The Shift in Patent Filing. We were delighted to be joined by Justin Simpson, patent attorney and founder of inovia, and Xia Zheng, founder and president of AFD China. As experts in their field, they offered a great insight into […]

Webinar Recap – China IP Trends: The Shift in Patent Filing

On June 28th, RWS and Managing IP presented a webinar of the topic ‘China IP Trends: The Shift in Patent Filing’. Guest Speaker Justin Simpson of RWS (founder of inovia) reviewed filing data and trends from WIPO, comparing Chinese filing data to statistics from Japan and the US and predicted how filing statistics may look […]

NEPIC: Innovation and Growth in the Chemical Industry

On Wednesday 20 June, we were pleased to attend and sponsor NEPIC’s Meet The Members Conference & Exhibition. With a focus on project updates and networking, this annual event is attended by investors, manufacturers and suppliers from across North East England’s chemical-processing sector. There are more than 1,400 companies directly involved or in the supply […]

New Filing Countries: Sri Lanka and Mongolia

Sri Lanka RWS is pleased to announce that it now offers PCT and Direct Filing options for Sri Lanka through Kan & Krishme of our global agent network. For applicants interested in filing in Sri Lanka, the following are some important notes: PCT PCT national stage deadline for Sri Lanka is 30 months after the […]

New Filing Countries: Angola, Ethiopia and Kazakhstan

Angola & Ethiopia RWS is proud to announce the addition of both Angola and Ethiopia to our foreign patent filing capabilities through Spoor & Fisher of our global agent network. Delivering exceptional value to their clients through registering and protecting their IP across all of Africa, Spoor & Fisher now offers PCT filing options for […]

US Patent No. 10 Million

On June 19th 2018 the USPTO issued the 10 millionth patent. It was awarded to Joseph Marron and the Raytheon Company for their invention of „Coherent ladar using intra-pixel quadrature detection“. This device is a culmination of American invention as it can be used across autonomous vehicles, medical imaging devices, military defense systems, and space and undersea exploration. […]

A countdown to the 10 millionth Patent

Next Tuesday 19th June, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will issue their 10 millionth patent. In celebration, here are some key points in the USPTO’s history! The first Patent Board was composed of Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of War Henry Knox, and Attorney General Edmund Randolph following the 1790 Patent […]

China IP trends webinar: Join us on June 28th

Join RWS and Managing IP for our webinar China IP Trends: The Shift in Patent Filing, as we look at the data and give you tips to stay ahead of your competitors. Guest Speakers Justin Simpson of RWS (founder of inovia) and Xia Zheng, founder and president of AFD China Intellectual Property, will review trends […]