Why Should You Be a Mentor

We know that it is important for lawyers to have mentors, but there needs to be mentors available for them to learn from. With the heavy caseload that many of you senior IP attorneys have, the idea of adding a young lawyer to mentor might sound like an added weight to bear. This is not [...]

By |2019-07-15T09:03:49+00:00July 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Fulfill Your Potential with a Mentor

As children, we needed role models to guide us in becoming the successful adults that we are today. Our parents, grandparents, teachers, and other adults with years of experience living mentored us in proper living. As we grow older, our need for mentors remains, but the focus shifts to career mentors. Take a moment to [...]

By |2019-06-27T11:19:45+00:00June 26th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Expressing Gratitude for Clients

A patent by the Futurus Group was recently filed for an algorithm that predicts gratitude among patients. The gratitude levels are then used to determine who will be more likely to donate to the healthcare provider. According to their research, high-gratitude patients were more likely to donate than high-wealth patients. Nobody should be surprised, gratitude [...]

By |2019-06-17T13:25:10+00:00June 12th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

IP Roundup for the Week of May 30, 2019

US vs. China Births a New OS A centerpiece in current tensions between the United States and China, Huawei has seen some ups and downs these past few months. When a ban was first enacted, Google, among several companies fearful of economic sanctions, withdrew from conducting business with Huawei. This dealt a huge blow to [...]

By |2019-05-30T13:25:14+00:00May 30th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The PCT Network at INTA 2019: Our Takeaway

Last week, thousands of intellectual property professionals from throughout the world gathered together in Boston for one of the year’s biggest IP conferences, the INTA Annual Meeting. The offices of The PCT Network kicked into high gear preparing for the big event, and when it came around we were not disappointed. Still inspired by the [...]

By |2019-05-28T14:37:44+00:00May 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

IP Roundup for the Week of May 23, 2019

While you were busy at INTA you may have missed out on some great stories from this week. Don't worry, our Weekly IP Industry Roundup is always here ready to get you caught up to speed. “Brexit” Deemed an Offensive Term by EU A British brewery has attempted to register their new line of beer [...]

By |2019-05-23T13:37:30+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Get More from Your IP Conference Experience

Intellectual property conferences are exciting opportunities for deepening engagement with the field through fascinating sessions and great networking opportunities. For many, these IP conferences also come with the excitement of social events, (free) food, and travel. At the same time, mazelike event halls, encyclopedia-sized program books, and massive crowds can be overwhelming, especially for first-time [...]

By |2019-05-08T06:31:05+00:00May 7th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

15 Tips for IP Attorneys to Manage Stress

Deadlines loom, trademarks need enforcement and a client is being accused of patent infringement. Stress is building up. You need that stress, it pushes you to survive and accomplish your goals. On the other hand, when you are drowning in stress it leaves you tired, anxious and possibly depressed. Your work suffers, which then leads [...]

By |2019-06-12T11:52:31+00:00May 1st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Cooperation and Community Among Patent Professionals

With World IP Day approaching, the international community of intellectual property professionals should be proud of the great work it has done. According to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), 2017 saw a whopping 3.2 million patents and 12.9 million trademarks filed, and we suspect that when the data comes in for 2018 the numbers [...]

By |2019-04-29T11:03:11+00:00April 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments