Here’s a recap of the patent/foreign filing news from this week:
- Applications for patents on inventions and trademarks for Australian businesses have increased for the first time since the global financial crisis.
- July 20th marked the 175th anniversary of U.S. Patent No. 1, a wheel traction system for steam locomotives.
- Fake Apple Stores have begun to appear in China (selling real Apple products).
- Filings from China to the European Patent Office (EPO) increased 54% last year.
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