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Patent Quality Redefined: A “Clear” Focus in the US

Patent quality is extremely important, with even one misinterpreted word or phrase risking a potentially invalidated patent. Even worse, if that one word or phrase is then mistranslated into numerous languages, the IP could potentially be invalidated in every country in which protection is being sought.  What does patent quality really mean, though? For years, it’s […]

Is the European Unitary Patent Closer to Reality?

Support from European Union countries for the European Unitary Patent appears to be moving along nicely, with Italy most recently signing up. In his article on the topic on IPWatchdog, MultiLing CEO Michael Sneddon updated readers on the status of the new system, which if ratified, will put one patent in effect across all EU member states that […]

Patent Translation Isn’t Possible Without People—Invest In Them

At MultiLing, we frequently talk about the technology we use for patent translation and the efficiencies it brings. But the truth is, no matter how savvy the technology, we couldn’t translate without people. In his latest Business2Community column, MultiLing CEO Michael Sneddon highlights exactly this idea: “While I previously wrote about the importance of building […]

Selling with confidence, delivering with excellence

Michael Degn, senior vice president of global sales, joined MultiLing two years ago and has made a great impression on the business. He is responsible for the management and output of global sales strategies, including client services and account management teams. Degn has more than 20 years of experience in sales leadership and has led […]

Easing the Transition of Change: 5 Tips from a CEO

Keeping pace with the lightning fast changes born of technology is a stressful and daunting task. Michael Sneddon, MultiLing CEO, recently published an article in Business2Community with some tips for embracing change since it is clear that the rate at which we are searching out and adopting new tools and processes is not slowing down. “Ironically, […]

MultiLing Shares Patent Translation Strategies at IPO Annual Meeting

  Hoping to protect your intellectual property in three countries – or 20? Looking for a translation service for your patent applications? Want to be sure the one you’re using provides the right people, processes and technologies to ensure high quality, lower overall costs, reduced invalidation risk and faster time to grant? Then come speak to MultiLing today […]

Science or Art? Accurate IP Translations Need Both, Says Coombs

Jeremy Coombs, senior vice president of operations at MultiLing, recently posted an article about the debate of science vs. art in IP translations on the GALA blog. “Is translation a creative process or simply the cold “one-to-one” transformation of words from one language to another? In my experience, art wins out in most debates,” wrote […]

3 Essentials for Reducing Litigation Risk When Protecting IP

by Jeremy Coombs, PMP, MultiLing Senior Vice President of Operations The world’s largest biotechnology companies file thousands of domestic and foreign patents each year to protect their valuable intellectual property. Unfortunately, the successful filing and issuance of a patent doesn’t ensure its safety. In fact, a poorly drafted patent—one with inaccurate or incomplete details and […]

Meet MultiLing for Bio Patent Translation Services

How does a patent translations services company make waves and get noticed at a life sciences trade show like the 2015 BIO International Convention—where 1,700 exhibitors are competing for a captive audience? MultiLing received an excellent introduction to BIO attendees when an editor for Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review (LSIPR) published an interview with Michael […]

In the News: Three Skills of a Quality Patent Translator

MultiLing is always on the lookout for another excellent patent translator and the company has learned a thing or two about their key characteristics. Michael Sneddon, MultiLing president and CEO, recently shared some requirements the company has of its patent translators in an article for Business2Community. “For the inexperienced company preparing to expand internationally, seeking, finding […]