Tag: USPTO

Brazil drives onto the Patent Prosecution Highway

With the beginning of the year 2016, the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) family will welcome aboard an important new

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Decision by the USPTO puts the spotlight on the “real party in interest”

One of the ways that companies in patent dense industries, such as consumer electronics, try to fend off claims

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Important judgement on business method patent in the United States

On 20 June 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down an important decision, Alice v. CLS Bank, clarifying the

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The life sciences patent maze – USA

ON MARCH 4, 2014, the US Patent Office issued new guidelines on how to evaluate the patentability of inventions

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DK-US Patent Prosecution Highway agreement version 2.0

Patent Prosecution Highway agreement version 2.0 between the DKPTO and the USPTO Effective from today, 3 June 2103, the

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New DK Patent Prosecution Highway-agreement

 New Patent Prosecution Highway agreement between the DKPTO and China’s SIPO Since the beginning of 2013 a new PPH

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Cooperative Patent Classification – Time to prepare for the launch

Almost a year ago I wrote on the Awapatent IP Blog about the efforts of the EPO and USPTO to

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Patent Prosecution Highway – Sweden and NPI entering the PPH-network

As I mentioned in my blog entry of 19 september, the number of PPH-agreements has increased, introducing new possibilities

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The USPTO decides to abolish the US patent classification system

The USPTO decides to abolish the US patent classification system   A very important development of the IP5 initiative

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China to drive on to the Patent Prosecution Highway

According to a USPTO press release, the intellectual property offices of China (SIPO) and USA (USPTO) have signed a

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