Category Archives: General News

IPO 2014: MultiLing is at Booth 301

Welcome to Vancouver! Not only is it home of the IPO Annual Meeting 2014, but also of the Gelato World Tour North America winners – Bella Gelateria. Perhaps you can enjoy some of the local flavor on us when you stop by the MultiLing booth (#301) and ask, “Gelato, anyone?” We have global flair and […]

Filing Patents in Latin America

The number of patents filed in Latin America is minuscule compared to China, Japan and the United States, however, a closer look reveals more. Recent statistics released in June from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) show an overall 2.7 percent increase in patents filed in Latin America. This growth was led by Mexico with […]

European Patent Validation Costs Too High for Patentee

Entrepreneurs and small start-ups are the incubators of bringing new ideas to market. But what happens when they feel priced out of gaining patents in markets where they hope to do business? In 2013, a small pharmaceutical company working with a law firm specializing in patents had successfully obtained European patent rights. The next step was to […]

Can a 25 Year-Old Company Have an Entrepreneurial Spirit?

Lyle Ball, MultiLing COO talks to Kersten Kloss at Entrepreneur.com’s Inspiration Station, about being an entrepreneur and how the principles that spur growth in a start-up also can be applied to transforming a 25 year-old company. Kersten and Lyle discuss many other topics too, such as managing a globally diverse workforce and how technology can make […]

Small Companies Can Get Big Patent Translation Benefits Too

Michael Degn, vice president of global sales at MultiLing, takes a look at how small clients can receive the same IP translation benefits available to multinational enterprises by working through law firms that specialize in intellectual property services and foreign patent filings. This article appeared in IPFrontline magazine.  Filing for patent protection on both a domestic and […]

Client Relationships Built to Last

Creating successful relationships with clients, relationships that keep them as clients for the long haul, is the basis of a successful company – no matter its size. Keeping clients happy isn’t always easy, but it’s very possible. At MultiLing, for example, many of our clients are now true partners—they learn from us and we learn from […]

Best Practices for Protecting Your IP Overseas

Jeremy Coombs, MultiLing senior vice president of operations, published an article in BIOtechNOW —  BIO’s blog and show newsletter chronicling “innovations transforming our world” each day of BIO 2014. The article, titled “Protecting Your IP Overseas,” informs readers why working with a partner that employs best practices in people, process and technology is critical when dealing with their company’s […]

4 Fundamental Technologies for Foreign Patent Filing

The strength of an international patent application, in part, relies on the quality of the patent translation services, and universal translation technology is significantly aiding human translations for more efficient foreign patent filing. While some form of technology has been used for translations since the 1940s – beginning with electronic files rather than paper documents – there are four major […]

MultiLing in the News: Best in Translation – Speed Up IP Protection While Reducing Risks

Michael Degn, vice president of global sales at MultiLing, highlights how an IP translation services provider can competitively provide patent filing services for inventors and enterprises seeking patent protection around the world. The IPPro Life Sciences article titled “Best in Translation” uses the example of a small pharma company that worked with a patent law firm to seek patent validation […]

MultiLing in the News: Managing Risk in Foreign Patent Filings

The world’s largest multinational enterprises file thousands of foreign patents every year to protect their intellectual property. However, as many general counsel know well, even the successful filing and issuance of a patent doesn’t ensure the safety of a company’s intellectual property.  Michael Sneddon, MultiLing founder and CEO, and Suart Hinckley, MultiLing general counsel, co-authored […]