Press release | 2010-10-04 09:41:13

inovia Ranks 4th Worldwide for PCTs in 2010

inovia, the leading foreign filing platform provider, has ranked 4th worldwide in Managing IP’s "Top PCT Filing Firms", handling the national stage entry of 638 PCTs in 2010.

Joe Marino, President at inovia, commented: "Despite our survey findings that IP budgets were cut significantly and U.S. companies filed fewer patent applications last year, our foreign filing platform has grown in popularity. With our recent upgrade, including the ability to get a 1-click quote, we’re looking forward to significant growth in the coming year."

Several of inovia’s foreign agents ranked among the "top filers" in their local markets. For example, in Israel, inovia agent Reinhold Cohn & Partners ranked 2nd for handling PCTs at the national stage, while SunYoung International Patent & Law Firm ranked 3rd in Korea. inovia, 4th worldwide, ranked 2nd in the United States market.

Click here to download a copy of Managing IP’s "Top PCT Filing Firms" article.

About inovia

inovia is the global leader in foreign patent filing, having served more than 1,500 clients. Its global instruction platform, inovia.com, simplifies the PCT national stage entry, direct (Paris Convention) filing and European validation processes. inovia, a member of the RWS Group, has headquarters in New York, offices in London, Munich and Sydney, and agents covering over 130 countries, providing support in all major time zones and IP jurisdictions. inovia's patented technology pioneered online foreign filing and is recognized among WIPO's most notable inventions. For more information visit www.inovia.com and follow the company on Twitter @inoviaIP.

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Elizabeth Curtin

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Marketing Coordinator

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