Hi to everyone! Here’s a look at the foreign filing/patenting news for the first week of May:
- In an effort to improve the international patenting process, EPO and WIPO sign a “first of its kind” 3-year agreement establishing work plans to better the PCT.
- This article, provided by Patent Docs, explains the USPTO’s new proposal to “place economically significant applications under a secrecy order.”
- “Get ready to file early and often.” This San Diego law professor writes of 5 Things to Do Before the New Patent Law Takes Full Effect .
- An inspiring Friday pick-me-up story: “The Unknown Inventor Whose Work Is Saving The Developing World”.
Upcoming: inovia will be exhibiting at INTA’s 2012 Annual Meeting (May 5-9th, Washington D.C.). Visit us at booth 110; we’d love to chat with you! If you’re not attending, sign up for a live webinar to get a demo of our global foreign filing platform, inovia.com. Have a great weekend!