Friday Foreign Filing Roundup

Good morning and Happy Friday! Here is the roundup of the latest news in foreign patent filing for the week of December 1st:

  • Deputy Director Michelle K. Lee recently posted a blog article discussing changes to the USPTO satellite offices. 
  • The EPO signed a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program with the Israel Patent Office to enable accelerated treatment of patent applications. 
  • An innovation that comes right in time for the holiday season! This fitting room turns into an interactive screen with a touch of a button. Genius!
  • This blog article looks at how billable hours curb innovation and drive up costs, while increasing inefficiencies and the overworking of staff.

Check back next week for more headlines. Have a great weekend, and as always check us out on Twitter @inoviaIP!