A blog to impart info on the happenings in the world of IPR presented from a legal perspective.
Sunday, September 28, 2008
PATENT SUPER HIGHWAY
The EPO has justannouncedthat the Patent Prosecution Highway (their capitals) is due to begin on 29 September. This scheme will allow patent applications that have been examined and allowed in either the USPTO or the EPO to be fast-tracked in the other office. The programme will run for a trial period of 1 year, after which the offices will assess whether it is worth being fully implemented