COVID-19 and Intellectual Property

March 29, 2020

By David Posteraro

As with all aspects of daily life, COVID-19 coronavirus has not spared intellectual property (IP). Neither has it brought it to a halt. As most patent, trademark and copyright filings and prosecutions are done online, and most IP attorneys – including KJK’s IP Practice Group – are fully operational remotely, these activities should keep running smoothly in the near term. The USPTO and various IP offices internationally have announced measures to provide relief from certain requirements, however.