Press release | 2011-05-09 09:15:11

inovia Extends Foreign Patent Filing Services into Chile

inovia, the leading foreign filing platform provider, today announced that it is now offering PCT national stage entry into Chile. The company welcomes the law firm of HarneckerCarey to its global agent network.

“We are committed to building a comprehensive foreign filing platform for PCT national stage entry and European validation,” said David Nelson, CEO of inovia. “We are pleased to add Chile to our foreign filing capabilities and welcome HarneckerCarey to our global network.”

Chile, which became the 140th contracting state of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in 2009, is the company’s latest addition to its growing network. In 2010, inovia announced the addition of the ARIPO region supported by Spoor & Fisher.

Francisco Carey, an attorney at HarneckerCarey, commented, “We are pleased to join the inovia agent network to handle PCT national stage entry into Chile. Our firm has the largest group of Intellectual Property lawyers and technicians in Chile to support inovia’s clients.”

About HarneckerCarey
HarneckerCarey is one of the leading intellectual property firms in Chile, with responsibility for more than 5,400 patents and 26,000 trademarks. In 2009, Estudio Harnecker was incorporated to the Intellectual Property practice area of Carey y Cía., adopting the name of HarneckerCarey. The firm combines Harnecker’s longstanding expertise in patent and trademark filings with Carey y Cía.’s legal experience in prosecution, litigation, regulatory matters, copyright and licensing. The firm has the largest group of lawyers and technicians specialized in Intellectual Property in the country.

About inovia

inovia is the global leader in foreign patent filing, having served more than 1,500 clients. Its global instruction platform,, simplifies the PCT national stage entry, direct (Paris Convention) filing and European validation processes. inovia, a member of the RWS Group, has headquarters in New York, offices in London, Munich and Sydney, and agents covering over 130 countries, providing support in all major time zones and IP jurisdictions. inovia's patented technology pioneered online foreign filing and is recognized among WIPO's most notable inventions. For more information visit and follow the company on Twitter @inoviaIP.


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