A Patent is a set of rights granted to an inventor/ assignee by a sovereign state for a limited period of time in exchange for complete public disclosure of his invention.
Patent Search and Analysis
Freedom to Operate
Patent Invalidation/ Revocation
Patent Portfolio Management
Watch Services – Legal status of desired patent applications and competitor’s patent applications, watch drug patent expirations and decrease R&D project risks.
Trademark is a recognizable sign or design or expression which represents a company’s business and goodwill associated with it. It also identifies products or services of a particular source from those of others. If the business/service is appropriately protected with a trademark, it can be a huge advantage to the business/service.
Trademark Search and Analysis
International Trademark Filing/ Madrid Protocol Filing
Trademark Renewals/ Maintenance
Trademark Portfolio Management
Copyright is a form of intellectual property that protects creative expression in the form of literary, artistic, musical, cinematographic, photographic and other works. Although, a copyright protection is automatic on creation of a work, it is highly advisable to get a copyright to have an advantage during a legal battle.
Handling Copyright Objections
Copyright Protection and Management
Copyright Licensing/ Transfers
Copyright Contract Review/ Drafting
Industrial Designs, unlike a patent doesn’t protect the utility of the product but protects the look and feel of a product.Hence, the owner of a registered industrial design or of a design patent has the right to prevent third parties from making, selling or importing articles bearing or embodying a design which is a copy, or substantially a copy, of the protected design. The Industrial design application like the patent process is different in different jurisdictions.
Industrial Designs services
Design Patent Search and Analysis
Filing and Registration
Examination/ Office Action
Geographical Indication (GI) of goods are indications of quality/ reputation/ characteristics of the goods from the region in which they originate. There must be a clear link between the product and the original place of production as the quality depends on the geographical place of production. Channapatna toys, Tirupati laddoo are examples of GI which refer to wooden toys that are manufactured in a small town called Channapatna in Karnataka and have certain qualities associated with them.
Geographical Indications services
Geographical Indication Registration