Interview with Ron Fierstein – A Triumph of Genius – OHIM Becomes EUIPO – WIPO PCT Statistics – IP Fridays Episode 51

Ron Fierstein

Ron Fierstein

This week we interview Ron Fierstein, former patent litigator in one of the biggest patent litigation cases in US history: Polaroid vs. Kodak. He wrote a book about his experience now: A Triumph of Genius – Edwin Land, Polaroid, and the Kodak Patent War

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1627227695/

Also, OHIM is now called EUIPO since March 23nd, 2016. Along with the name change came a lot other changes like fees and changes to the procedure. I made a short video about the most important changes here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5yYCAQLr8I&index=9&list=PLsxcnUArRZs-tCwt_wlGTp6tnmCUYS5uF

Finally, WIPO released statistics about the PCT filings in 2015. I give you a brief overview.

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