You took the first step and applied for the Intellectual property. Now getting the final protection may be a bit complex and time taking process. We are there to help you. You already did your part. Not you can leave everything on us and we would be managing and handling the process. We would be making it sure that you get your intellectual property rights.
The file wrappers maintains all the communication between the patent office and the applicant or his legal representative. These file histories can become a powerful tool in litigation proceedings and formulation of licensing strategies.
Our team is experienced of reviewing the file wrapper histories. We gather patent file wrapper histories carefully and check the accuracy. We perform the analysis for all the correspondence between the examiner at patent office and the representative/applicant whose information is present at file wrappers. If anything important is found, client is being immediately updated with the information.
Preparing office action responses could be the most critical task during prosecution and should be handled with most possible care and understanding. If the response to office action is not prepared carefully, patent office can issue a further office action. The preparation of office action responses during the prosecution phase requires an in-depth analysis of the invention along with the prior arts taking into consideration the patentability criterions. Skills such as high level of technical negotiation and interpretation of specific terminologies with the patent office are required to prepare an effective office action response.
Our team of experienced technical experts and attorneys are capable to draft technical arguments in response to office actions received from the patent offices. We have a rich recourse and knowledgebase of Case laws and we use this to add the sharpness and preciseness in our response. We ensure in-depth and gap-free technical understanding of the subject matter and also ensure that at each step of services we meet the quality standards, set by the client.
Deadlines are critical in managing intellectual assets. We keep track of all the pre-filing, post-filing and post-grant dates and deadlines associated with client's patents and trademarks, upholding industry docketing standards.
Whether client continues using your current docket software, or plans to move to a new fully-integrated solution, we have experience in major commercial IP docketing and management systems. We perform the necessary tasks on client's behalf through well-documented, best-practice processes and enable our client to focus on strategic issues.
An information disclosure statement (often abbreviated as IDS) refers to the submission of known background art to the USPTO by an applicant for a patent during the patent prosecution process. There is a compulsion on all patent applicants to disclose known prior art or background information that may be relevant to the patentability of the applicant's invention. There are multiple sources for such prior art such as search report on a patent family, references cited by the examiner in an office action of a family member, etc.
We assists our clients in preparing IDS table in a highly elucidating report by searching all the international patent offices to collect the relevant material related to application and prepare all the supporting forms to be submitted along with IDS form. You can rely on us because we are capable to handle the matter with extreme professionalism and sincerity.
Once a patent has been granted it can appear complicated to maintain a payment agreement when it comes to monitoring the due date, amount of payment, payment to multiple offices. With large number of payments it becomes more complicated. This is where you should outsource the process to firm who has the specialization and experience to handle such matter with care. There are many complex matters which are needed to be taken care of such as different dates, different countries, and different currency rates and many more.
We regularly send payment reminders to clients for annuities, before a fixed duration due date. Reminder policy and conditions are flexible depends upon the clients decision and requirement. Reminders can be customized according to patent family, country and/or by patent owner.
We have gained an extensive experience when it comes to patent annuity payments. We have developed a standard process which supports all aspects of our work and help us managing the task effectively.
Having a stronger patent portfolio always gives you an edge over your competitors. You can use these patents to defend yourself in any case of patent lawsuit or use them to prevent your competitors from using a particular technology. Filing a new patent application may not always be a good idea, as it may be a time consuming process. Well the solution for such conditions is simple, Acquire granted patents!
Our technical experts understand your needs and extract for you a pool of granted patents and applications that are short listed on the basis of number of parameters depending upon the requirement.