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Apple’s little known secret to success

”One of the things that most consumers do not know about Apple is their supply chain and manufacturing is one of the best in the world. 224 more words


US Provisional Patents: What They Are and Why Inventors Need Them

US provisional patents can’t be granted but you can file a provisional patent application which if done correctly can be a very useful tool for inventors. 157 more words


Intellectual Property Laws in India

Part 1: General Overview of Intellectual Property Laws in India

I. Introduction

Intellectual property rights (IPRs) are the protections granted to the creations that arises from the human intellect, and include trademarks, copyright, patents, industrial design rights, and in some jurisdictions trade secrets.  757 more words


New Post-Registration Pilot Program (P3)

By Samantha Leiner

Purpose and Implementation of Post-Prosecution Pilot Program (P3):

The USPTO created the new pilot program, Post-Prosecution Pilot Program (P3), in response to stakeholder input gathered during various public forums to support the USPTO’s Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative.  1,980 more words


Patent enforcement in Japan

“Patent enforcement through the courts in Japan” is an interesting article in Lexology by  Rebecca Chen, Tetsuo Tsukanaka and Tatsuya Sawada.

The article covers the main moments typical for the patent enforcement in Japan, which courts are responsible for such cases and some characteristics of the enforcement process in the country.

More information here.

Brexit means Brexit

It’s been just over two months since the UK decided to take back control and, as the summer parliament recess comes to an end, IPcopy thought it would be a good time to take stock of where things stand. 954 more words