How Can Protective Intellectual Property Services Help Me?
We are experienced in reviewing a Client's intellectual property and treating it strategically as a business asset:
Identifying a company's intellectual property.
Searching issued patents, patent applications and other prior art to determine if the intellectual property is eligible for a patent.
Determining areas for future Research and Development in the patent "white space".
Determining cost effective intellectual property strategies that are consistent with our client's business plans.Deciding whether to protect intellectual property as a trade secret or file for domestic and international protection including patents, copyrights, trademarks and service marks.
Licensing / selling a client's "excess" intellectual property rights to obtain additional income and reduce maintenance costs.
Licensing intellectual property rights from other companies or universities to fill a clients technology needs.
Working with the client and an intellectual property attorney to execute the legal aspects of the client's intellectual property strategy.
Working with clients to ensure that intellectual property rights are not lost by inadvertent disclosure or lack of familiarity with applicable regulations.
- Protecting intellectual property in agreements such as:
- License agreements
- Confidentiality agreements (CDA or NDA)
- Research or development contracts with companies, universities or government agencies
- Technology evaluation agreements
- Teaming agreements
- Marketing agreements
- Material transfer agreements