Services

PATENTS

  • Protection strategies
  • Patentability and freedom to operate evaluations
  • Patent drafting and filing
  • Pre-grant procedures
  • Prior art searches
  • Patent validity evaluations
  • Oppositions at the European Patent Office
  • Assistance for patent invalidity proceedings
  • Technology intelligence and patent watching
  • Portfolio management and annuity payments

TRADEMARKS

  • Protection strategies
  • Validity evaluations, earlier trademark searches
  • Preparing class descriptions and filing
  • Pre-grant procedures
  • Oppositions, invalidity actions, revocation actions
  • Trademark watching
  • Use evaluations
  • Trademark renewals
  • Co-existence agreements

COPYRIGHT, DESIGNS

  • Protection strategies
  • Searches of prior design registrations
  • Design validity evaluations
  • Filing
  • Pre-grant procedures
  • Freedom to operate evaluations
  • Third party design watching
  • Software registration

OTHER IP SERVICES

  • Registration of IP rights and of changes of ownership
  • Drafting of licence agreements and assignment contracts
  • Auditing and financial evaluations of IP portfolios
  • Legal consultations regarding IP
  • Litigation and pre-litigation negotiation
  • Discovery (search and seizure) procedures
  • Assistance for infringement proceedings
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Technology transfers