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Selecting, Clearing, and Protecting Your IP–a Top Priority for Startups, StartupSac

As a startup looking for financing and seed money, you not only need a game plan for protecting your intellectual property assets, but you also need to consider how you intend to market and sell your products/services. At this Greenberg Traurig and StartupSac-hosted event, we will discuss the various ways in which you can select, … Continue Reading

USPTO Announces Extensions Under CARES Act

On April 28, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced a new extension of certain submissions and fees under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). This announcement supersedes the previously announced extensions of March 31, 2020, and the notice of March 16, 2020. Read the full GT Alert … Continue Reading

Hong Kong Original Grant Patent (OGP) System to Launch Dec. 19

On Dec. 19, 2019, the Original Grant Patent (OGP) system will launch in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR). This new system will provide patent applicants an alternate path for seeking patent protection in Hong Kong SAR. The OGP system is a parallel process. The previously available routes for filing a patent application are still … Continue Reading

Singapore’s Revised Patent System Starts Jan. 1, 2020

The patent system in Singapore makes a revolutionary change starting Jan. 1, 2020. Patent applications filed in Singapore on or before Dec. 31, 2019, can still enjoy the current supplementary examination process (also known as the “foreign route”), if the applicant chooses. For these applications, there will be no substantive local examination, even if the … Continue Reading
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