Protection of Industrial designs (ID) worldwide has become a key issue for companies since ornamental or aesthetic aspects of products make them more attractive to consumers and provide added value from a business perspective. ID applications in Mexico grew by 7% in...read more
Editor’s article of the week #2: How International Applicants can still Succeed in Obtaining Software Patents in the U.S.
Inventors often file for patent protection in the U.S. and other countries. Although the America Invents Act of 2011 sought to harmonize U.S. patent laws with the rest of the world, there remain differences. As a result, patent applicants still face the challenge of...read more