Foreign Filing Roundup

Good afternoon. We’ve compiled a list of the latest foreign filing headlines for your consideration:

  • ICYMI: Our 2016 IP Trends Survey is now live. We invite patent professionals responding on behalf of companies and universities to participate here.
  • A bill in New Zealand passed its first reading in Parliament. The bill aims to establish a single joint registration regime allowing practice in both Australia and New Zealand with single qualification requirements and professional standards. Read more.
  • WIPO’s IP Facts & Figures report has been released, based on their more comprehensive report, The World Intellectual Property Indicators, 2015.
  • Luxury fashion brand, Burberry Group PLC, is suing J.C. Penney accusing the retailer of trademark infringement for selling outerwear that featured copies of their famous pattern.

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