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The Role of Outsourced Services

Last week we posted about the first part of an article in Inside Counsel where Jeff Ranck, MultiLing board member, was interviewed about his experience as associate general counsel at Microsoft. In parts 2 and 3 of his article, Rich Steeves, Inside Counsel senior editor, looks at outsourced services for an IP department, one of […]

MultiLing Director Jeff Ranck On Getting More Bang For Your IP Buck

Inside Counsel recently interviewed MultiLing board member Jeff Ranck about his experience as associate general counsel at Microsoft. While there, the company went from filing 1,000 patents per year to 3,000 per year. Realizing that this couldn’t be done by just adding more headcount, Ranck and his colleagues went to work revamping how their department operated and […]

Meet with MultiLing

MultiLing representatives are participating in a variety of events this quarter and we’d love to see you! Contact us at request @ multiling.com to make an appointment at one of the following shows: AIPLA | Washington, D.C. | Oct. 23-25 | Booth 17 Patent Information Fair | Tokyo, Japan | Nov. 5-7 IP Service World | […]

MultiLing Congratulates Blue LED Inventors on Nobel Prize

MultiLing congratulates Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura of Japan for receiving the 2014 Nobel Prize in physics. Well done! The recognition and award come for their invention of a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source – the blue light-emitting diode (LED). Why is this work special enough to warrant the world’s most prestigious […]

Serving Up the Best Content for Translation

While everyone rushes to have valuable content to attract online business, the question of how to best prepare – or create – that content for translation is important to consider. EContent magazine addressed the topic in an article today by Michael LoPresti: Preparing Your Content for Machine Translation. Kevin Nelson, senior vice president of strategy and technology […]

5 Tips for Building Successful Relationships

MultiLing’s investor, Frontier Capital, believes that any business investment should begin with a solid and trusting relationship between the two parties. Getting to that point – a “true partnership” – takes some hard work and time. Money isn’t just going to change hands; instead, there will potentially be years of working together on strategy and […]

IP Law Firms Offer Big-Client Benefits with Streamlined Translation

MultiLing’s Michael Degn examines how Brinks Gilson & Lione leveraged best practices in patent translation services to save a pharmaceutical client money, while increasing its scope of patent protection. The case study is published in the latest issue of IPPro Life Sciences (pg. 14). Brinks worked with a small pharmaceutical client to successfully obtain European […]

Fundamental Technologies for IP Translation Services

Traditionally, original patent applications are sent out to regional law firms for “processing,” which includes translation as one of the filing services. Patent owners have little say in the cost and quality of patent translation services, and law firms in target jurisdictions generally don’t have enough translation business to invest in technology that enhances the […]

CEO Spotlight: GALA talks to MultiLing CEO Michael Sneddon

The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) recently interviewed Michael Sneddon, MultiLing CEO, about what might have contributed to MultiLing’s growth over the past five years and plans to keep it going in the years ahead. Here are a few of the questions: GALA: Michael, to what do you attribute MultiLing’s growth over the last few years? Sneddon: We […]