Long before the term ‘Big Data’ even surfaced in the patent world, a visionary figure with a curious mind committed his early career to seeing how far patent data analysis could be pushed to its limits given the technology available at the time. What is equally remarkable is the number of patent information projects that […] Continue readingChina vs. U.S. Patent Trends. How Do the Giants Stack Up?
TPR’s close ties with the patent information profession over the last two decades has led to TPR founding and sponsoring the prestigious ‘International Patent Information (IPI) Award’ for outstanding achievement in moving forward the frontiers of patent information science. Read how this year’s recipient, Ms. Annemie Nuyts, has placed her unique stamp on the patent […] Continue readingUnified But Not Uniform: The European Patent with Unitary Effect
Nearly 3 years have passed since two European Union (EU) regulations entered into force, paving the way for a new route to managing patent rights across Europe. Those charged with the formation of the proposed Unified Patent Court (UPC) have supervised the production of 18 draft versions of its Rules of Procedure, hosted numerous seminars, […] Continue readingTPR Clients: Creating Smiles for Charitable Causes
TPR gratefully acknowledges and values the ongoing commitment of our clients and we are honoring that trust by making a similar commitment to the worldwide community in helping others who are less fortunate than ourselves. To show our appreciation, TPR pledged to support two charities; Smile Train and Save the Children. We began our 3-year […] Continue reading