Foreign Filing

Foreign Filing

You have strategic decisions to make for your patent portfolio and competing priorities for time, budget and resources. The growing expense and complexity associated with foreign filing has driven a change in the industry.

European Validation
PCT National Phase Entry
Direct Filing

Why work with RWS?

Save Time & Money
Employ our resources

Streamline

Get instant quotes and place orders in seconds.

Reduce Admin Burden

With bulk buying power, we offer competitive rates, and on average save you 20-50%.

Flexibility

We will fit into your desired workflow and instruct our agents or yours to follow suit.

Simplicity

You will have one point of contact for filing and translations and a single invoice.

Why file with RWS?

  • Our agent network is extensive and robust: our high-quality and award-winning partner agents cover over 135 countries.
  • We offer decades of experience and leading edge technology: we created the market for lower cost European validations over 25 years ago and via our cutting edge inovia platform manage more PCT National Phase Entries than any other U.S. law firm.
  • We have negotiated low, fixed rates with our global network of world-class patent attorney firms: assured of both high quality and lower costs, our clients entrust us with over 53,000 EP validations and 7,500 PCT National Phase Entries per year.
  • If you have existing agent relationships, RWS can integrate their services: thousands of clients entrust us with securing their intellectual property rights: law firms, corporations and universities, and individual inventors.
  • We combine a highly professional service with flexibility and global reach: our team of experienced paralegals in the United States, Europe and Australia works with our translation and agent teams to ensure a streamlined process.

European Validation

If you have a granted European patent, you need to validate the patent in each European country where you seek patent protection. You can validate your patent in over 40 countries with just one instruction.

 

Our comprehensive EP package includes:

  • Translation of claims for EP Publication in accordance with the 71(3) communication.
  • Translation for national validation upon issue of EPO form 2006.
  • National validation of translations and acting as address for service, if required.

We adapt our EP service to your processes and requirements. Contact us today to learn more about our customized EP services. Click here to find out how inovia can help with your EP order.

Why use RWS for European Validation?

  • Increased productivity: RWS allows you to run instant quotes and file into multiple countries with a single instruction.
  • Save money: cut costs by 20-50% when filing through the RWS agent network.

How European Validation with RWS works:

  1. Calculate your filing costs: log in to your inovia account and get a “one-click quote” based on your patent specification and chosen countries.
  2. Place your order.
  3. Sign and date your Power of Attorney forms: we review them to ensure they are correct before you send the original forms.

 

Where RWS fits in the process:

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PCT National Phase Entry

With decades of experience, our specialized paralegal teams are here to support you.

We use our expertise and buying power to reduce the cost of PCT National Phase Entry, which occurs 30 (or 31) months after the priority date of the PCT application.

We make the ordering process as straightforward and stress-free as possible: request one-click quotes, file into multiple countries with a single instruction, place and track orders on our online platform.

Why use RWS for PCT National Phase Entry?

  • Increased productivity: RWS allows you to run instant quotes and file into multiple countries with a single instruction.
  • Save you (or your clients) money: cut costs by 20-50% when filing through the RWS agent network.
  • Our approach is flexible: you may choose to use our agents, your own agents, or a combination.

How PCT National Phase Entry with RWS works:

1. Calculate your filing costs: log in to your inovia account and get a “one-click quote” based on your patent specification and chosen countries.

2. Place your order.

3. Sign and date your Power of Attorney forms: we review them to ensure they are correct before you send the original forms.

 

Where RWS fits in the process:

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Direct Filing

RWS offers a streamlined approach to Direct Filing. We provide upfront, fixed and transparent pricing to make the budgeting process easier and more reliable.

Why use RWS for Direct Filing?

  • Increased productivity: RWS allows you to run instant quotes and file into multiple countries with a single instruction.
  • Save you (or your clients) money: cut costs by 20-50% when filing through the RWS agent network.
  • Our approach is flexible: you may choose to use our agents, your own agents, or a combination.

How Direct Filing with RWS works:

1. Calculate your filing costs: log in to your inovia account and get a “one-click quote” based on your patent specification and chosen countries.
2. Place your order.
3. Sign and date your Power of Attorney forms: we review them to ensure they are correct before you send the original forms.

Where RWS fits in the process:

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Contact us for more information
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