Patent Protection in Foreign Countries

Posted by Michael Shimokaji | Jun 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Question: Will the patent filed in the US honored in other countries? Question Detail: If I file for patent in the US, do I have to file one in other countries too? Will other countries honor the one I have filed here?

Answer: Patent protection is generally granted on a country by country basis. Therefore, a US patent is not honored in other countries. 

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Michael Shimokaji

Michael’s expertise includes the strategic development of patent and trademark portfolios. He identifies those patents and trademarks that are valuable to his clients by providing them with a competitive advantage. Then, Michael obtains patent and trademark registrations in the US and abroad.

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