Friday Foreign Filing Roundup

Hello again, everyone! Here’s a look at the foreign filing/patenting news from the week of November 12th:

  • One USPTO director shares her experience visiting the newly-opened (first-of-its-kind) satellite office in Detroit, Michigan.
  • SIPO has reported that a record number of Chinese patent applications have been filed over the last year.
  • More on the America Invents Act: For the first time in the history of U.S. patent law, third parties will be allowed input during the patent examination process.
  • As the EPO rounds out another year of continued growth, leaders take big steps towards improved patent search services.

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