Friday Foreign Filing Roundup

Hi everyone!  Here is a look at the foreign filing/patent law news from the week of September 17, 2012:

  • Numerous provisions of the America Invents Act went into effect this week.
  • Babson College in Massachusetts tops U.S. News‘ list of top colleges for entrepreneurship
  • Are you taking advantage of these 10 useful resources on WIPO’s website?
  • In an effort to reduce low-quality patents, the USPTO has begun crowdsourcing the prior art process.
  • Which countries are filing the most trademarks?  This infographic will tell you.

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Have a great weekend!


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