In this article, Karen Canaan describes the procedural mechanics of international patent applications. Some countries (such as of which the United States is one) require inventors to apply to export their creations. The interest driving this requirement is primarily national security. Ms. Canaan then runs through a number of case studies to illustrate the contours of the United States' foreign filing licensing procedures and rules.
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Patent Application Foreign Filing Licenses: Export Control for Sensitive Technologies Described in Patent Applications