Category Archives: International

Taking Advantage of the Timeline for the PCT “International” Patent Application

In the global market, today’s prudent company must evaluate patent protection for its innovative products or services. In doing so, the question arises as to which countries a patent application will be submitted. The general rule of thumb is that a business would evaluate patent protection in countries where the technology is manufactured, marketed, and […]


Overview of the PCT “International” Patent Application

Patents are granted on a country by country basis. If a company is considering “international” patent protection, that is to say patent applications in multiple countries, there are two primary approaches: 1. Filing patent applications on a country by country basis directly in the patent office of those countries – This can present several concerns. […]


Ten Common Concerns with Expanding Business to the United States

Ten Common Concerns with Doing Business in the United States