We recently launched our 8th annual Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator. This is an established industry benchmark report identifying the trends having the greatest impact on the foreign filing strategies of patentees around the world.
Over the past few weeks, we have been featured in a variety of IP publications. Please see below for our feature in Law360 and get in contact with your nearest RWS office with any questions on our findings.
Law360 discussed filing trends identified in the report. This showed overall patent filing increasing overseas, with more than 41% of respondents filing more than half of their patent applications abroad in 2016. Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC countries) are becoming more popular as major patent hubs. Read the article in its entirety here.