Tag: Patents

Should you accelerate your patent applications?

We often find ourselves helping companies reconsider their IP strategy in view of the way that their company evolves. We are often finding that there is no IP strategy at all or that the company has not been thinking things through. In a previous note, I covered the issue of where to file the first patent application and addressed the strong connection that this...

What are an international patent application (PCT) and an international search report (ISR)?

Legal background – the role of the PCT application Most inventors and companies (called “applicants” in the patent world) start the process of obtaining patents by filing a patent application in a single jurisdiction, typically where the invention is likely to be sold first. However, many applicants for patents have the ambition of later expanding their sales internationally and this...

Pekama Insight – Valeria Carron Talks IP From Paraguay

In the 4th of our Pekama Supplier Interviews we talk to Valeria Carron of Berkemeyer, Paraguay Hi Valeria, how many IP professionals work in your firm? Berkemeyer Attorneys and Counselors has a staff of approximately 150 people. There are 3 partners and around 50 attorneys, the rest of the team is mostly composed by paralegals and administrative staff. How long...

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