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Where should I patent my idea?

This is a really difficult question, and a very important one.  On the one hand, if you miss a country out then you may lose that chance forever.  On the other hand, if you choose too many then the costs … Continue reading

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Unofficial Registers

This is one of the few scams that operate in the IP world. If your trade mark application has been accepted, or your patent application has reached the ripe old age of 18 months, then it will be published by … Continue reading

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Should you file applications via the PCT?

The “Patent Co-operation Treaty”, or “PCT” is an international agreement allowing applicants to file a single application in their home territory, which has effect in all PCT states (which is, these days, pretty well everywhere).  This effectively postpones the deadline … Continue reading

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