Is there something like the Madrid system for trademarks but for patents that gives you international protection for it by registering in one place?

The short answer is there is no equivalent for patents for the Madrid system for trade marks. The closest thing is the PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty) that covers most of the world: It buys the applicant more time (30 months from the earliest application) to settle...

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I have been working on a novel tech solution for 6 months. Just found a competitor company which has a patent pending. How should I react?

With my colleague, we have been developing a technological solution for a while now. We are currently making our first prototype. For a while have been skimming for competition, but only now found something direct competitor. They are filing for patents. Should I still continue...

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