IP Budgets In US Could Be Stabilizing: Survey

Law360, New York (April 14, 2010, 6:34 PM EDT) -- About 72 percent of U.S. companies participating in a nationwide survey on intellectual property strategy say they plan to maintain or increase foreign patent filings in 2010, a sign IP budgets could be stabilizing, the survey's author said.

“The survey findings validate what we suspected — U.S. firms' IP budgets were hit hard in 2009 but things are expected to improve this year,” said Justin Simpson, founder and Executive Director of Inovia LLC, a provider of foreign filing platforms and author of the survey.

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