Patent Offices around the world – including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office – are continually improving websites through enhanced user interfaces and also providing new tools. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is no exception. WIPO has long been a references for searching and downloading international applications, namely Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) patent applications. However, WIPO provides many other useful tools that people may not be well aware of. In the last few months a few very interesting upgrades have been made that provide more readily available information on international patent applications. A few of the available resources from WIPO are outlined here:
Jill N. Link is an Intellectual Property Attorney in the Biotechnology/Chemical Practice Group at McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC. For additional information or questions, please contact Jill at email@example.com.This article first appeared in the March 2017 issue of Briefs, the quarterly MVS newsletter. For more information, visit the archive of Briefs newsletters, or to receive a copy of the newsletter via email please subscribe here.
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