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US Design Applications based on Hague Agreement: 80% Failure Rate

On May 13th, 2015, the USPTO began accepting Design Patent Applications filed by foreign applicants under the Hague Agreement. WIPO promises four advantages of using the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs: Simplicity and economy. The system was to enable design owners to obtain protection for their designs with a minimum of formalities and […]

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