Worldwide Design Patent System Can Trip Up The Unwary

By Ryan Davis (May 14, 2015, 8:05 PM EDT) -- It became much easier for companies to seek worldwide design patent protection Wednesday when the U.S. joined the international system known as the Hague Agreement, and while obtaining design protection in over 60 countries with one application is appealing, the process is filled with tricky pitfalls, attorneys say....

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