InternationalUSRemember you can easily switch between MIP US and MIP International at any time

Is Colombia’s speedy patent prosecution a blessing or a curse?

Ellie Mertens, New York

The Colombian patent office’s fast decisions can accelerate examinations in other countries, but also complicate prior art

Colombia’s patent office takes an average of 22-30 months to reach final decisions, which is fast in comparison with the region and also the world. This is important because patent offices with patent prosecution highways (PPHs) process applications that have...

Please log in to read the rest of this article.

New to Managing Intellectual Property? Take advantage of free access to up to 5 articles on Managing IP and become a member today. It’s free to join and the benefits start straight away.

Already registered?

Please make sure you log in to read the rest of the article.

Log in

Join us now

Gain FREE access to up to five free articles when you register now.

Join here

More from the Managing IP blog

null null null

null null null

November / December 2019

IP law: are the pressures taking their toll?

Following World Mental Health Day, Max Walters seeks the views of in-house professionals on whether they struggle with workplace pressures, and asks how to improve wellbeing

Most read articles