Patents

Our patent expertise

The firm offers its clients a multidisciplinary team of consultant engineers specialising in patents, with skills in a wide range of technical fields including mechanics, physics, chemistry, pharmacy, IT, telecommunications, electronics and semiconductors.

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Patent

A patent is an industrial property title that allows the holder to prevent third parties from exploiting a technical invention for 20 years.

Our particular areas of expertise include the following:

  • Prior availability search
  • Patentability study
  • Development of protection strategies
  • Drafting and submitting patent applications
  • Monitoring and assistance during examination procedures
  • Monitoring technical developments and technological intelligence
  • Freedom-to-operate studies
  • Annuities management
  • Oppositions
  • Portfolio audits and analyses
  • Pre-litigation (cease and desist letters, coexistence agreements)
  • Optimisation management of patent portfolios
  • Negotiating and drafting contracts on patent rights (licence, assignment, franchise, co-ownership, technology transfer, etc.)
  • Training and awareness raising, particularly for Research and Development departments, on intellectual property issues

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