Friday Foreign Filing Roundup

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Hi friends! We’ve gathered some of the latest stories in foreign filing/patenting news from the week of November 11th for your consideration:

  • Senator Orrin Hatch (R – Utah) introduced the Patent Litigation Integrity Act, a bill that would curb patent trolls’ dangerous litigation practices.
  • WIPO is launching the first phase of a major restructuring and redesign of their website.
  • Apple and Samsung began a retrial of patent damages, primarily to determine how much should be awarded in their patent litigation.
  • According to WikiLeak, the United States is pushing for greater powers over patent and property rights.
  • WIPO also released statistics that trademark applications have tripled over the past three decades for emerging economies. 

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