Foreign Filing Roundup

Good morning! To wrap up the week, we have gathered the latest updates in foreign patent filing news:

  • Two upcoming Supreme Court decisions could mean trouble for patent trolls, potentially making it much more expensive to file frivolous suits.
  • Cadbury recently lost a five year battle to register a distinctive shade of purple as a trademark.
  • The USPTO will host its next public Software Partnership Meeting on December 5th in Alexandria, VA. These meetings are an opportunity to bring shareholders together to share ideas and experiences relating to the software community.
  • The EPO recently signed an agreement with the Republic of San Marino on national patent searches.

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