Category Archives: Patents

Find MultiLing at AIPLA

This October (19‐21), MultiLing’s sales and leadership teams will be exhibiting at the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s #aiplaAM17 in Washington, DC. IP practitioners from across the US and around the world would be there. Meet industry thought leaders and influencers, and learn more about our patent translation services. We look forward to seeing you […]

MultiLing Sponsorship: IP World Summit, Amsterdam

          IP WORLD SUMMIT 2017 At the Intellectual Property World Summit (September 25-27, 2017) you’ll find the tools you need to successfully navigate today’s increasingly complex and volatile market and MultiLing is proud to be a part of it. So far this year, the UK has triggered Article 50, countries around […]

Find MultiLing at IPO San Francisco

MultiLing’s sales and leadership teams are excited to attend this year’s IPO conference in San Francisco from Sept. 17-19. We invite you to find us in Booth 209, just past the event center doors. CEO Michael Sneddon will be attending the forums, and on-hand to meet with other attendees. To schedule a meeting with him […]

Built-in Quality: How ISO and Other Certifications Ensure Top-Tier Translation

By Jeremy Coombs Edwards Deming, respected 20th Century scholar and revered authority on systems thinking, was fond of pointing out that quality cannot be inspected into a product. How then do you ensure quality, if not through inspection? Those familiar with Deming principals know the answer is to build quality into the product from the [...]

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 […]

EP Validation Primer: A More Efficient Process for European Patents

MultiLing CEO Michael Sneddon recently authored an article for IP Frontline on how to best manage the patent application process for European patents using the European Patent Office (EPO) system. Filing a patent with the EPO is a unified first step, but then the approved application must also be validated in each member country where […]

Basic Tips for IP Translations in Asian Languages

Translating to and from Asian languages such as Chinese, Japanese and Korean, has a unique set of challenges. A 2013 study conducted by the Steinbeis Transfer Institute of Stuttgart, Germany, showed that patent errors happen most often with these Asian languages. While not impossible to overcome the challenges of IP translations into Asian languages, enterprises currently […]

IP Index Correlates Strong IP Protection with Thriving Economies

While people continue to debate whether patents spur or stifle innovation, the recently published 2015 International IP Index from the Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce draws correlations between strong IP protections and thriving innovative economies. Namely: Economies with robust IP environments yield 50 percent more innovative output compared to […]

Building IP Outsourcing Strategies that are Win-Win

MultiLing CEO Michael Sneddon recently published an article outlining best practices in IP outsourcing. Sneddon interviewed Jeffrey L. Ranck, former assistant general counsel at Microsoft, senior patent counsel with Schwegman Lundberg Woessner and MultiLing director, about his experience turning Microsoft into a leading patent filer by helping improve its IP outsourcing strategy. One point from […]