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News Release

inovia continues reign as one of world's top foreign filing firms in 2013

Company concludes 2013 with 37 per cent revenue growth and over 1,300 new users
Released: 10th December 2013
Publisher: inovia

New York – inovia, the leading foreign filing provider and independent operating unit of RWS Group (LON:RWS), today announced it is on pace to close another record-setting year fueled by 37 percent year-over-year revenue growth and expansion of the company's international network of agents by 20 percent to cover 130 countries.

For more than a decade, inovia has been instrumental in changing the industry’s way of thinking about outsourced IP
solutions – putting an emphasis on cost, quality and efficiency when it comes to foreign filing.  inovia's cutting-edge functionality like the 1-click quote tool and agent choice feature are protected by 12 granted patents and 35 pending patent applications around the world and has been recognized among WIPO’s most notable inventions.  As aresult of the accelerated growth, technical innovations and market dominance inovia has achieved, 2013 resulted in the acquisition of the company by RWS Group, the IP support specialist and world’s top ranking patent translation company. 

inovia was also recognized as a global leader in foreign patent filing in 2013, placing second in the world and first in the United
States according to Managing Intellectual Property magazine’s annual ranking of the top Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) firms. Considered to be the category creator for online foreign filing instruction, inovia has grown in concert with the increased worldwide demand for outsourced IP solutions, and now has over 4,700 users.

“We are passionate about providing the very best in foreign filing solutions that help organizations increase efficiencies and keep
costs down," said David Nelson, CEO of inovia. "This dedication and commitment shows in our year-over-year growth and worldwide
expansion. Under the RWS Group umbrella, we have the added advantage of providing clients with superior translation services while applying additional resources to product engineering and research and development. We look forward to continued growth and innovation in the years to come."

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. With headquarters in New York, offices in London, Munich and Sydney, and agents covering 130 countries, inovia provides support in all major time zones and IP jurisdictions. inovia's patented technology pioneered online foreign filing and is recognized amongst WIPO's
most notable inventions
. For more information visit inovia at and follow the company on Twitter @inoviaIP.

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