Friday Foreign Filing Roundup

Hi everyone! Here’s a roundup of the latest foreign filing/patenting news from the week of January 7th:

  • The USPTO opened a new Patent and Trademark resource center this week, and it’s right in our backyard!
  • It’s been exactly one month since the European Parliament adopted the unitary patent. This article details just how the patent system will be reformed and what applicants can expect.
  • Companies are filing more U.S. patents than ever before, with IBM leading the innovation trend.
  • WIPO has put together a FAQ guide outlining their newly-launched ePCT system. Read more >

Are you interested in a broader look at global intellectual property trends from the last year? Check out our annual report which offers a look at the foreign filing strategies of U.S. patentees.


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