Patent Cooperation Treaty
The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) is an international patent law treaty, concluded in 1970. It provides a unified procedure for filing patent applications to protect inventions in each of its contra...
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Rospatent
The Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property, commonly known as Rospatent (Russian: Федеральная служба по интеллектуальной собственности, Federalnaya sluzhba po intellektualnoi sobstvenno...
PCT Newsletter
The PCT Newsletter is a monthly publication of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). It contains "up-to-date news about the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)", which provides a system for...
Dann v. Johnston
Dann v. Johnston, 425 U.S. 219 (1976), is a decision of the United States Supreme Court on the patentability of a claim for a business method patent.
The business method at issue in Johnston was c...
Spanish Patent and Trademark Office
The Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (Spanish: Oficina Española de Patentes y Marcas, sometimes abbreviated SPTO or OEPM) is a body of the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade of Spain. The Span...
Spanish Patent and Trademark Office - Wikipedia
Dickinson v. Zurko
Dickinson v. Zurko, 527 U.S. 150 (1999), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that appeals from the USPTO Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences are to be reviewed for whe...
Canadian Intellectual Property Office
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is the patent, trademark, and copyright administration body of Canada. Structurally the CIPO functions as a Special Operating Agency (SOA) which is as...
Office action
In the United States, an Office action is a document written by an examiner in a patent or trademark examination procedure and mailed to an applicant for a patent or trademark. The expression is used...
United States Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO or USPTO) is an agency in the U.S. Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registr...
United States Patent and Trademark Office - Wikipedia
Japan Patent Office
The Japan Patent Office (JPO; 特許庁 Tokkyochō) is a Japanese governmental agency in charge of industrial property right affairs, under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. The Japan Patent Offic...
Japan Patent Office - Wikipedia
Israel Patent Office
The Israel Patent Office (Hebrew: רשות הפטנטים, המדגמים וסימני המסחר‎) (Reshut hapatentim), affiliated with the Israeli Ministry of Justice, handles issues related to intellectual property ...
IP Australia
The Australian Patent Office (APO) is a division of IP Australia which is an agency of the Australian Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research. APO issues patents for inventions. APO w...
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PCT Gazette
The PCT Gazette is a weekly bilingual publication of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). It is published by the International Bureau of WIPO pursuant to Article 55 of the Patent Coope...
Indian Patent Office
The Indian Patent Office is administered by the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks (CGPDTM). This is a subordinate office of the Indian government and administers ...
Korean Intellectual Property Office
The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) is the patent office and intellectual property office of South Korea. In 2000, the name of the office was changed from "Korean Industrial Property Office...
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) is a body within the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) responsible for hearing and deciding certain kinds of cases involving trademarks. The...
Electronic System for Trademark Trials and Appeals
The Electronic System for Trademark Trials and Appeals (ESTTA) is the electronic filing system for legal proceedings at the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. ESTTA provides forms for rou...
Computer programs and the Patent Cooperation Treaty
There are two provisions in the Regulations annexed to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) that relate to the search and examination of patent applications concerning computer programs. These two pro...
Computer programs and the Patent Cooperation Treaty - Wikipedia
European Patent Office
The European Patent Office (EPO) is one of the two organs of the European Patent Organisation (EPOrg), the other being the Administrative Council. The EPO acts as executive body for the Organisation w...
European Patent Office - Wikipedia
Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
The Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI) was an administrative law body of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) which decided issues of patentability. Under the America In...
State Intellectual Property Office
The State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China (SIPO; Chinese: 中华人民共和国国家知识产权局), also known as the Chinese Patent Office, is the patent office of the People's Republic of ...
Nordic Patent Institute
The Nordic Patent Institute (NPI) is an intergovernmental organisation established by the governments of Denmark, Iceland and Norway. It is based in Taastrup, Denmark. Since January 1, 2008, the Insti...
List of parties to international patent treaties
This is a list of parties to international patent treaties which are open to all states.The list below was taken from details supplied by WIPO and the WTO. Dates quoted are the date on which the treat...
Backlog of unexamined patent applications
Although not clearly defined, the backlog of unexamined patent applications consists, at one point in time, in all the patent applications that have been filed and still remain to be examined. The bac...
Swedish Patent and Registration Office
The Swedish Patent and Registration Office (Swedish: Patent- och registreringsverket or PRV) is a Swedish government agency based in Stockholm and Söderhamn in charge of patents, trademarks and in...
Henry E. Baker
Henry Edwin Baker, Jr. (1 September 1857 – 27 April 1928) was the third African American to enter the United States Naval Academy. He later served as an assistant patent examiner in the United States ...
Henry E. Baker - Wikipedia