Hi everybody! Here’s a look at the foreign filing/patenting news for the week of August 13th:
- We expanded our agent network in Africa, adding OAPI and Nigeria as PCT national stage entry destinations.
- The USPTO is seeking the public’s comments on a proposed reduction of the fees for electronic trademark filing.
- Google has enhanced its patent search service to include patents filed with the European Patent Office.
- The USPTO has issued several final rules for implementing provisions set out by the America Invents Act.
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