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Why file abroad

Can shipping "from yourself to yourself" possibly amount to "inducing infringement"? I always thought that it "took two to tango". However, a recent US Federal Circuit decision disagrees: in Promega v. LifeTech the Court held that you could induce yourself…

Setting expectations

Get everyone on the same page for foreign filings It is crucial to ensure that all stakeholders have shared expectations in advance for foreign filings. Foreign filings work if they flow smoothly, and there were shared expectations about: substantive issues…

Assignments

Best practices for foreign filings Want to avoid being sued? ¬†Want to be a foreign filing hero? Make sure the chain of title is correct. In particular, we strongly recommend as best practices that you secure assignments from the inventor…

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