12Dec
By: Julia On: December 12, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

So you know what it takes to get a patent in the US, but how difficult is it to get an international patent? Actually, there is no such thing as an "international patent." Several patent offices around the world, however, are meeting in an attempt to harmonize patent systems internationally.

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12Dec
By: Julia On: December 12, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Burma, also known as Myanmar, has been in the news frequently as it appears to be slowly inching away from years of a repressive dictatorship. Find out more about the country that Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recently visited -- and why the country seems to have two...

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12Dec
By: Julia On: December 12, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 1

Having a destination wedding in Paris or Rome or Istanbul (or really, anywhere!) can be incredibly romantic and exciting. Although it may be unpalatable to let the formalities of the immigration system intrude upon your big day, it's absolutely necessary. You must be sure that your marriage abroad counts in...

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12Dec
By: Julia On: December 12, 2016 In: Legal Interpreting Comments: 0

Legal interpreters are a requirement in situations such as the courtroom. Interpreters make justice accessible for those who have limited English proficiency or are hearing-impaired. What's more, a lack of professional legal interpreting can lead to severe consequences.

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09Dec
By: Julia On: December 9, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

This year was a memorable one for the citizens of South Sudan. In a January 2011 referendum, the population of the region voted to secede from Sudan, and independence was formally declared in July. South Sudan is Africa’s first new country since 1993.

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09Dec
By: Julia On: December 9, 2016 In: Legal Interpreting Comments: 0

Some state government agencies will be required to offer translation and interpreting services under an executive order issued by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. The six languages for which translation and interpreting must be offered include Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Russian, French and French Creole.

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09Dec
By: Julia On: December 9, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

With the stroke of a pen, President Barack Obama signed into law a comprehensive overhaul of the US’s patent law system. This move marks the most significant reform of the Patent Act since 1952. The US Patent and Trademark Office issued 244,358 patents in 2010.

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09Dec
By: Julia On: December 9, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Have you received an email claiming that you won the green card lottery and asking you to wire money? Be careful! This is a scam. Here are some common things to look for so you don't fall victim to a scam this green card lottery season.

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09Dec
By: Julia On: December 9, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Georgia emerged from the collapsing Soviet Union as a country riddled with corruption, poverty and conflicts with Russia. Thanks to reforms, however, Georgia has become a more democratic and stable country in recent years. In our latest country profile, learn more about Georgia.

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09Dec
By: Julia On: December 9, 2016 In: Legal Translation Comments: 0

Of course, we here at Legal Language Services appreciate all of our translators and interpreters each and every day, but this week we want to give them a special thanks. That's because today, September 30, is International Translation Day.

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