Friday Foreign Filing Roundup

Hi everyone, here’s a look at the foreign filing/patent law news from the week of January 23, 2012:

  • The location of the new European Patent Court (Germany, France or Britain) is delaying progress on the unitary patent.
  • The Intellectual Property section of the State Bar of Nevada is drafting a proposal for Las Vegas to be the site of a new US Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Germany and China launch a new Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) program.  Read more from Managing IP (note: subscription or free trial required).
  • You can nominate an individual or team for the 2012 Medal of Technology and Innovation, which is the nation’s highest honor for U.S. innovators. 
  • inovia‘s 3rd annual U.S. IP Trends Survey is closing soon.  Click here to respond on behalf of your organization.

Don’t forget to check us out on Twitter @inoviaIP.  Have a good weekend.


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