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Article: The Evolution of Patent Translation

For decades, patents have been allowing inventors and businesses the opportunity to build, create, and evolve great things. There are now nearly two million patent applications filed throughout the world every year. Many of those patents are filed in multiple countries and, therefore, need to be translated. With more than five thousand patents being created every day, companies need to find an efficient and cost-effective way to assure quality and quick turnaround.

Emmanuel Margetic (MultiLing) has identified five changes regarding the evolution of patent translation procedures. His conclusion: Change happens – development and growth are matters that all companies, not just translation companies must deal with effectively. Those that fail to do so will be left behind. For companies looking to meet their patent translation and filing needs with a cost effective, streamlined process that ensures the highest quality, translation companies with patent expertise are emerging as the most logical solution.

Read the full article published in the December issue of IP Frontline

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New Patent Translation Procedures for Hungary

Starting Jan. 1, 2011, the London Agreement will become active in Hungary. This means that for all European patents affecting Hungary, granted on or after that date, only a Hungarian translation of the claims must be filed if the following applies:

–             The European patent was granted in English language

–             An English translation of the patent is supplied in accordance with Article 65(1) EPC

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