Patent is a set of exclusive rights granted to an inventor by the state government that allows the inventor to exclude others from making, selling or using the invention for a period of 20 years. The procedure for granting a patent is different amongst different countries. Generally, for an invention to be patentable it must satisfy the following requirements, i.e. novelty, usefulness and non-obvious to the person skilled in the art. We offer service which include drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications, anywhere in the world. Conducting patent searches and opinions. Restoration of lapsed patents and enforcement, renewals and defending patents.
There are two types of designs, i.e. a functional design and an aesthetic design. A design protects an appearance of an article. If a product has new and unique features they can be protected with a design registration. These features include shape, configuration, pattern and/or ornamentation.
We offer service which include filing and prosecuting design applications, anywhere in the world. Conducting novelty, validity, infringement and equivalent searches and opinions. Restoration of lapsed designs and designs renewals.
Copyright exists automatically and does not require registration (in most countries). Any original work made by a qualified person is eligible for copyright protection. Copyright protects a book, a song, source code, any expression of ideas.
We provide all services related to copyrights such as ownership and acquisition and licensing; opinions on enforcement and infringement and resolving copyright disputes.
A trade mark differentiates a trader’s goods and/or services from goods and/or services of the other traders. Trade marks includes name, logo, shape, slogan, to mention a few. Trade marks can be protected forever, provided that they are renewed after every 10 years. Once a trade mark is protected, the owner of the trade mark can exclude other from using it.
We provide trade mark services such as searching, filing, prosecution and enforcement of trade mark applications locally and internationally; renewal of trademarks.