OUR PATENT SERVICES
F A I is highly experienced in all matters relating to preparation, filing and prosecution of patents both domestically and internationally. Essentially, we are experts in procuring patent protection for inventions worldwide.
We protect invention assets in an efficient and valuable way to strengthen the intellectual property position of our clients. Our day to day involvement in patenting technology worldwide evidently gives us particular expertise in this area of world intellectual property.
We strive to help you understand your patent rights so that you can develop and leverage your portfolio effectively.
The services that we handle directly ourselves include:
- Complex drafting of US, UK, European and International Patent Applications
- International Patent Strategy
- Invention Harvesting
- Pre-Filing Searches, Due Diligence, & Patent Landscaping
- Inventive Concept Determination
- Patent Filing Worldwide
- Patent Prosecution Worldwide
- Patent Appeals
- Patent Reexamination
- Inters Partes Review
- Patent Oppositions
- Patent Revocations
- Patent Maintenance and Renewals
- Start-Up Assistance including guidance with business plans, prototype development and marketing
- Patent Valuation & Monetization
OUR PATENT TEAM
Our team of practitioners are able to represent clients in all patent related matters directly before the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) , European Patent Office (EPO), European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) (previously the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM)), United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) and World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO). We handle patent filing and prosecution in other jurisdictions globally through our long established international network of foreign associates.
EXCEPTIONAL TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
Our team of patent practitioners has exceptional technical and business expertise in the technology and science so that they really understand the language of technology enabling them to effectively transform invention assets into meaningful and useful rights. Our team includes patent practitioners with PhDs and extensive technical and business backgrounds including in: software, optics, physics, semiconductors, nanotechnology, automotive manufacturing, electronics and software in research laboratories and industry.
STARTUP & ENTREPRENEUR FRIENDLY SERVICES
Our international patent practice has experience working with a range of start-ups from boot strapped entities to established businesses. We are open to considering alternative compensation schemes and business relationships.
PATENT QUALITY WITH AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
A patent is only as good as the information it contains and there are no short cuts to obtaining it. It requires extensive knowledge and experience of both the patent law and technology. Strategic planning and management of your portfolio to optimize your patent protection is also vital. Our international patent practice offers quality patent prosecution with an international perspective from the start. It also manages your patent procurement based on your short term and long term business objectives to help you optimize protection for inventions and improvements now and in the future.