Foreign Filing Roundup

 Good afternoon. Here are the latest headlines in foreign patent filing news for the week of February 23rd:

  • According to the European Patent Office medical technology topped the list of technical fields with the highest volume of patent applications filed.
  • The EPO also released their completed 2014 Annual Report. A record number of total filings was reported (274,174), an overall increase of 3.1%. Read the entire report here
  • In case you missed it: Read about the latest updates regarding the America Invents Act and learn how to plan for the large volume of filings expected to hit in September and October.
  • From the USPTO: CFO Tony Scardino recently published their fiscal year 2016 Congressional Budget Justification. Read more here. 

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