Five New Jurisdictions Added for Paris Convention Filings

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In the past year, we added over 30 new countries to our global agent network, and our most recent additions include 5 direct (Paris Convention) filing destinations.  Please see below for specific information and requirements for these jurisdictions, and a full listing of our agent network is available on our website.


  • Power of Attorney: Yes
  • Assignments: No
  • Language: English
  • Excess Claims Fee: No
  • Examination Request: Deferred
  • Agent: Spoor & Fisher


  • Power of Attorney: Yes
  • Assignments: Yes
  • Language: Arabic
  • Examination Request: Deferred
  • Agent: Saba & Co

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How to Apply for an International Patent

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With today’s international markets, foreign competitors and overseas manufacturers, it’s no longer sufficient to simply obtain patent protection in your home country. More and more applicants are filing abroad, resulting in record numbers of foreign applications. So what are the steps in filing your application internationally?

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One way to file a patent application in a foreign country is by filing via the Paris Convention. Typically, applicants will first file a patent application in their home country. If that home country is a member of the Paris Convention, the applicant has 12 months to file a corresponding application with the patent office of another contracting State. Under the Paris Convention priority right, any later-filed application will be afforded the earlier filing date of the first application.

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