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October 4, 2023
Understanding International Patent Costs: From Filing to Grant

Embarking on an international patent journey requires a clear understanding of the associated expenses. Let’s delve into the breakdown of these costs, recognizing that they can vary based on various factors. Initial Considerations: To estimate the total cost, let’s assume a typical scenario where most aspects of the patent process are outsourced, excluding the European […]

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September 5, 2023
How to accelerate the patenting process in the US?

Usually, the standard patent application process in the US can be quite lengthy, taking between 2 to 3 years from the filing date. However, there are strategic alternatives available to expedite your patent application, whether it’s for an invention or a design patent. Here are some strategies that can significantly accelerate the process: For Invention […]

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April 4, 2023
What is the difference between a patentability search with a FTO report?

    We know sometimes is difficult to understand the different types of search related with patents. In this case and in simple words, consider the following scenarios: 1) You have no invention and have not filed for a patent; however, you want to manufacture or sell a product. In this case, you may be […]

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February 3, 2023
4 TIPS – What to do with a Written Opinion (WO/ISA)?

4 TIPS – What to do with a Written Opinion (WO/ISA)? 1. Do nothing. Wait until National or Regional Stage to address the WO/ISA. Arguments can be filed for the first time at the national and/or regional stage. This strategy is generally recommended when the WO/ISA is favorable, or when it is simply desired to […]

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October 3, 2017
What happens with the European Union (EPO) Patent applications with the Brexit?

Someone who is interest in protecting his invention in Europe and mainly in the United Kingdom could be asking himself about the consequences of the Brexit for his invention processes. Well while the situation with regard to the Brexit is uncertain, keep in mind that the European Patent Treaty is not a Community treaty but […]

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August 16, 2016
Yahoo Looking to Sell About 3,000 Patents That Could Be Worth More Than $1 Billion

Attend our free webinar August 24 and learn how to create highly profitable direct mail campaigns that will grow your business. Register Now » Yahoo Inc. has hired boutique investment bank Black Stone IP LLC to sell about 3,000 of the internet company’s patents, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The […]

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August 16, 2016
Disney Patents Unique Way to Keep Tabs on Theme Park Guests

Disney wants to give its guests a more personalized experience. A recently granted patent describes a system of sensors and cloud-connected computers that Disney can use to recognize guests based on the shape and size of their feet. Once guests are recognized, robots roaming around the amusement park could greet them by name, and would also memorize […]

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