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2017 in Review: Part One

2018 is just days away, and as we count down to the end of the year, we thought it would be fun to look back at all that's happened this past year.
2018 is just days away, and as we count down to the end of the year, we thought it would be fun to look back at all that's happened this past year.     In January, CES celeb… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/12/2017-review-part-one/

Patents in Asia Are on the Rise

UBS Research predicts that by 2020, all of Asia is likely to surpass the U.S and European Union in R&D spending
Last year, in its annual World Intellectual Property Indicators report, WIPO ranked China number one in patent applications for 2015 with a record-breaking 1,101,864 invention pat… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/11/patents-asia-are-rise/

Controversy Brews Over EPO-Issued Plant & Animal Patents

Just last month, members of the European Patent Office met to discuss how to better strengthen restrictions when it comes to patents covering the breeding of plants and animals. 
German brewers and agriculturalists are up in arms after the European Patent Office granted big brewing companies Carlsberg and Heineken two new patents related to barley.  The tw… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/07/controversy-brews-over-epo-issued-plant-animal-patents/

Canadian Supreme Court Stands Firm in “Bombshell” Decisions

Canada’s Supreme Court is attracting a lot of attention in recent months, following a couple of “bombshell” decisions related to intellectual property and other rights.
Canada’s Supreme Court is attracting a lot of attention in recent months, following a couple of “bombshell” decisions related to intellectual property and other rights. Last week… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/07/canadian-supreme-court-stands-firm-bombshell-decisions/

Brexit & the U.K. General Election 2017

Prime Minister May is standing behind the majority decision to exit the EU.
Last June, more than 30 million U.K. citizens cast their vote in a nationwide referendum, resulting in Britain’s decision to withdraw from the European Union.  Now, Prime Minister… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/06/brexit-uk-general-election-2017/

Begin with the End in Mind at Global Patent Solutions

Do your clients ask for faster resolution, lower costs, or higher allowance rates? These aspirations are awesome—but they are difficult goals if you don’t have a plan to execute. If improving outcomes in your practice feels like an impossible task, take a…
By David Miller Have you heard the joke about patent prosecution being like a taxi ride? According to the punchline, you don’t know what the ride will cost until it is over. Ther… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/05/begin-end-mind-global-patent-solutions/

U.S. Slows in Clean Energy Innovation 

Cleantech patent growth in the U.S. seems to be on a downslope.
Despite the Obama administration's best efforts to increase energy efficiency and address the issues of climate change, the U.S. is falling behind when it comes to clean energy in… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/05/us-slows-clean-energy-innovation/

EFF Fights for Free Speech and "Stupid Patent of the Month"

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a lawsuit against Australian company Global Equity Management (SA) Pty Ltd (GEMSA).
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a lawsuit against Australian company Global Equity Management (SA) Pty Ltd (GEMSA) in federal court in San Francisco last week.    Th… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/04/eff-fights-free-speech-and-stupid-patent-month/

China Accelerates Growth in International Patents

A recent WIPO report shows that China is on track to surpass the U.S. and Japan in applications overseas.
Last year, in its annual World Intellectual Property Indicators report, WIPO ranked China number one in patent applications for 2015 with a record-breaking 1,101,864 invention pat… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/03/china-accelerates-growth-international-patents/

Choosing A Patent Search Firm: Best Practices

Is it prudent or legal to use Indian search firms? What are the best practices when selecting a patent search firm? These questions are highly relevant to patent prosecution—and they may have consequences as to the validity of issued patents as well.
Online access to electronic databases is greatly expanding the variety of patentability searches available to inventors and patent prosecutors. This growth is fueling service mode… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/03/choosing-patent-search-firm-best-practices/

China Sets Global Record in Patent Filings

China has set a new world record in patents, according to a recent report by the World Intellectual Property Office. 
China has set a new world record in patents, according to a recent report by the World Intellectual Property Office.  In its annual World Intellectual Property Indicators report, … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2016/12/china-sets-global-record-patent-filings/

Global Patent Solutions: Our Advantages

Interested in working with Global Patent Solutions? We provide technical expertise, fast turnaround and cost-effective services of the highest quality, satisfaction guaranteed.
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GPS at the AIPLA Annual Conference October 27-29

Global Patent Solutions is happy to be a major participant at the 2016 AIPLA Annual Conference.
The American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association is holding their annual conference October 27-29 in Washington D.C., and Global Patent Solutions is happy to be a major part… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2016/10/gps-aipla-annual-conference-october-27-29/

Patents for Humanity, Innovation for the Greater Good

The USPTO recently announced this year’s winners for the Patents for Humanity program.
The USPTO recently announced this year’s winners for the Patents for Humanity program, a competition designed to recognize those using their patented technology to meet some of th… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2016/10/patents-humanity-innovation-greater-good/

European Patents, IP & the UK's Big Break

Post-Brexit changes in the UK's intellectual property laws seem unavoidable.
Prime Minister Theresa May is standing strong behind the UK's most recent decision to exit the European Union, stating that "There will be no attempts to remain inside the EU... N… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2016/10/european-patents-ip-uks-big-break/

Gold Medal Cupping Patents & Practices

Though specific methods of the therapy have varied slightly over time, the general practice has been around for centuries. Here are a few related patents:
Day four of the Rio Olympics is well underway, and athletes in all countries and sports are giving their all in an effort to take home the gold.  This year, one thing several of t… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2016/08/gold-medal-cupping-patents-practices/

Youth, Patents & Play: Young Inventors Make History

For centuries, young inventors have been playing with their own ideas, bringing new and innovative solutions to the table.
"Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father," or at least that's what author, toy-maker and creativity expert Roger Von Oech claims.  For centuries,… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2016/08/youth-patents-play-young-inventors-make-history/

Bitcoin's Big Break: Digital Patents, Technology & Innovation

Bitcoin may seem to have dropped off the radar since its rocking debut back in 2009, but some say it's making a comeback.
Bitcoin may seem to have dropped off the radar since its rocking debut back in 2009, but some say it's making a comeback.  If no one took Bitcoin seriously when it first … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2016/06/bitcoins-big-break-digital-patents-technology-innovation/

UK Continues to Fight Dementia with Research and Innovation

UK continues to battle dementia with innovative global developments.
In 2014, at an industry conference in London, UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced a new agenda aimed at fighting "one of the greatest enemies of humanity," dementia.  Here, … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2016/01/uk-continues-fight-dementia-research-and-innovation/

New Year Brings New Patent Initiatives

As we get ready to close the book on 2015, companies in all industries are scrambling to get organized, finishing out their current plans and setting new initiatives for the year ahead.
As we get ready to close the book on 2015, companies in all industries are scrambling to get organized, finishing out their current plans and setting new initiatives for the year … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/12/new-year-brings-new-patent-initiatives/

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