Don't Let Loose Ends Unravel Your Deals

25 September 2008 Publication
Author(s): Michele M. Simkin

A Foley Best Practice

Check list to clean up any potential loose ends

Foreign Filing Licenses

  • Do all US pending applications and granted patents have proper foreign filing licenses?
  • A request for a retroactive foreign filing license can be filed if the error in failing to request a foreign filing license prior to foreign filing was inadvertent.
  • This issue may arise with a foreign priority document filed using
    information developed in the US.

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