How to patent in Europe (EPO)

What is the EPO? EPO stands for European Patent Office/Organisation. It is one of the few patent offices in the world where an applicant can file a single application and designate multiple countries. This gives the applicant a more cost-effective way to prosecute a pending application without having to first decide which European countries to […]

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How to get international utility patents

When Must a Foreign/International Patent Application be Filed? For utility patent applications, the foreign filing deadline is one year from the priority date. For most US applicants, the priority date is the filing date of the earliest US application, which may be either a provisional or nonprovisional application. What Are My Foreign Filing Options? To […]

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