PROTECT, GROW, DEFEND
Protection Stage Services
A lot of cost, time and effort are spent in a well planned Research and Development (R&D). To make an informed decision about future assets, one needs to know about existing resources available for conducting cutting edge research. An in-depth knowledge of the state of art, the technology white space, and the competitor’s technology is pivotal for conceptualizing inventions which are not only revenue effective, but also are not threatened or precluded by prior art.
In close collaboration, we provide a variety of services to assist our clients in taking critical business and legal decisions. We help them in transforming there R&D initiatives into profitable investments by providing valuable insights during various stages of the patent lifecycle.
CoreIP offerings for the Ideation stage:
State of the Art Services
We provide a variety of different searches and watch services, easily tailored to your needs by agreeing on the objectives and the scope before any work is done. These services include novelty searches, freedom-to-operate searches, validity searches, patent mapping, competitor analysis, and subject matter and case specific watches.
As an ancient Chinese saying goes, “Know thyself, know thy competition, and get it right almost every time.” Knowing about your own business organization isn’t sufficient; it’s often necessary to know the strengths and weaknesses of your competitors as well. We help our clients take informed business decisions by uncovering valuable information about competitors such as prolific inventors, issued patents, pending patents, expired patents and jurisdictions of interest.
As the name suggests, a technology landscape helps in visualizing the “big picture” of any given technology at any given point of time. Our technology landscape analysis reports will facilitate strategic decision-making by helping you mine out vital information such as prolific inventors, major assignees, collaborations between companies, emerging trends, “white space or gap determination etc.
Innovation-driven industries evolve rapidly and thus it’s critical to stay up to date with the latest breakthrough technologies and emerging trends, lest you get overtaken by someone else. We act as your eye and keep a watch out for such trends, thereby helping you in preparing for the future.
PREPARATION AND PROSECUTION STAGE SERVICES
“Preparing and prosecuting a patent application is just as much art as it is a science and should be approached as such. The ultimate patent is not merely a technical publication that must be accurately described but rather a legal document of potentially extraordinary economic value if drafted correctly”
Drafting of Patent Specifications
Our patent specialists are highly skilled in major fields of technology, with a broad range of industrial experience, including working for multinationals.
We understand your needs, and will brainstorm with you to identify inventions and to assess the patentability of new technologies and products, ensuring strong and defensible patent rights. A deep understanding of complex technologies enables us to protect innovations in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Filing Patent Applications before the Indian Patent office
Our team comprises registered Patent Agents authorized to represent clients before the Indian Patent Office, who are well-versed with the formalities that need to be complied with at the time of filing. Leave the hassles of filing to us, while you rest in peace.
Illustrations and Patent Drawings
Drawings are an important part of patent specifications, especially in engineering- related specifications such as mechanical, automobile and aeronautical engineering. Drawings help readers better understand the described invention. Our team assists clients in preparing high quality drawings that enhance the readability of patent specifications.
Filing PCT National Phase Entry Applications in Europe, Asia, Africa, GCC, Latin America and North America
In close-collaboration, we will devise a filing strategy making appropriate use of International patent systems. Our international networks of patent firms have been carefully selected to ensure a good cost and quality balance when obtaining patent protection in foreign countries.
Patent Prosecution Services
We assist clients in all types of pre-grant and post-grant prosecution, including preparing and filing request for examination (India), pre-grant and post-grant oppositions (India), post-grant review (US), drafting response to examination reports/office actions, attending hearings before the Indian Patent Office and payment of renewal fees. We also coordinate with attorneys and agents in other countries in case of prosecution for applications in other jurisdictions.
ENFORCEMENT AND LITIGATION SUPPORT SERVICES
Patent rights can be powerful business tools to block competitors, and are increasingly the subject of legal disputes. You may wish act against a competitor who exploits your patented product or process; a competitor may assert a patent against your company; or a competitor may challenge the validity of your patent in court.
When faced with a dispute, you need a team of seasoned experts to devise the best strategy. We will inform you of the potential benefits and risks of litigation, that you can make informed business decisions. We work with networks of highly specialized and experienced Dutch and foreign IP lawyers, providing quick and thorough advice. The networks allow us to coordinate legal actions, both locally and globally, in an efficient and cost-effective manner.