Friday Foreign Filing Roundup

Hello everybody! Here’s the latest in foreign filing/patenting news for the first week of September:

  • The USPTO is seeking comments on a proposed fee schedule in the latest set of reforms being implemented under the America Invents Act. Read more>
  • At the recent Global IP & Innovation Summit in Shanghai, keynote Lu Guoqiang explained why “the centre of innovation will shift from Europe to the Asia Pacific region.”
  • The USPTO is on pace to grant a record number of patents in 2012; Patently-O weighs in on this trend >
  •  Apple v. Samsung: Jury decision should minimize iPhone clones, but force Apple to keep innovating to stay ahead.

Learn more about the provisions to take effect on September 16th under the America Invents Act. The USPTO may be coming to a city near you! Read more >


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