The USPTO establishes a Design Patent Bar

The USPTO establishes a Design Patent Bar

In the landscape of intellectual property practice in the United States, a significant transformation was introduced on January 2nd, 2024 with the introduction by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) of a bar dedicated to design patents. The origins...
USPTO 2022 report: new technologies’ data and trends

USPTO 2022 report: new technologies’ data and trends

Patent data analyst firm “IFI CLAIMS” recently released the list of the 50 largest patent filings in the US for the year 2022, also providing a comprehensive snapshot of the landscape of new technologies and growing trends in the industry.  Firstly, the number of US...