European Union (EU) officials agreed in June 2012 to introduce a single or "unitary" EU patent. This new system, targeted for 2017, will cut the expense of obtaining multiple patents in Europe.
Read more … Single EU Patent
Congress recently overhauled the Patent Laws by passing the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act ("AIA"). The greatest change under the AIA starts in March 2013.
Read more … New Patent Reform Act
Last update on September 28, 2009 by Administrator.