Friday Foreign Filing Roundup

Good morning.  Below, we have included the latest updates in foreign patent filing news for the week of December 2nd:

  • Google is quickly amassing a large numbers of tech patents, as this year they are on pace to receive 1,800.
  • The US Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) announced the signing of a memorandum that will support innovation throughout Dallas. 
  • This Op-Ed article from former director of the USPTO advocates for ending the diversion of USPTO fees to improve the overall patent system. 
  • The 7th meeting of the heads of the European Patent Office and the State Intellectual Property Office occurred in Beijing last week. 

Thanks for checking out the roundup this week! Please be sure to follow us on Twitter @inoviaIP for more information relating to patent filing. Have a fantastic weekend! 


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