Intellectual property is one of the main legal workflow platforms of our firm. The firm’s intellectual property practice is a group of lawyers specializing in patents, trademarks, industrial design, copyright, trade secrets and other related intellectual property matters. The attorneys of the group have experience with a wide range of technology, assisted with technically orientated paralegals. The firm offers a full range of legal services, relating to intellectual property, to meet the diverse and rapidly evolving needs of our clients of national and international standing.
Our firm recognizes that intellectual property is one of the company’s most valuable assets. We are living in a knowledge driven economy where commercialized high technology is taking the lead. In the present commercial environment corporate intangible assets are considered much more invaluable than physical assets as intangible assets are apt to forge the way for new business opportunities. Hence, IP is the driving force behind business growth. As a matter of fact, it is the base on which new fortunes are accumulated. It is a vital lever to business success. Needless to say intellectual property protection stands as a strategic priority and an essential action to maintain and remain competitive is required.
The rapid progress in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, semiconductors and telecommunications is a glaring example. Patents develop economic effectiveness by encouraging innovation and disclosure of new inventions. Lacking patent protection, biotechnological innovation would stop or be considerably reduced. In the same vein, patent protection provides the optimal tool for encouraging and promoting research and development in biotechnology. It is the capability to gain patent protection rights that encourages scientific research and development. Our firm understands that the proliferation of worldwide trading makes it crucial to protect intellectual property rights to the effect of curtailing anxiety and misgivings for many industries; a situation which necessitates serious efforts to find simple and practical solutions.
Effective enforcement of IP rights in connection with trade across borders requires a coordinated approach taking into consideration the common real challenges that have an affect on all. Here it is pertinent to reiterate that legal skills are needed to coin out creative practical solutions. Intellectual property rights as invaluable assets are embodied in patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs, confidential information, unfair completion rights, trade secrets, franchising and other related rights. IP is the specialty of our intellectual property group. Our firm offers counseling on all contentious and non-contentious matters across the full spectrum of intellectual property. It provides services including assisting clients in the identification, development, protection, management, exploitation and enforcement of their IP. Our firm is assisted with paralegals having the requisite experience and knowledge in both engineering and the sciences.
Against this background our firm is well equipped to provide the required services to obtain, maintain, and protect patent rights in light of client’s specific business objectives in an increasingly competitive market. Traditional patent prosecution such as patent watch and maintenance are components of our practice. Throughout the registration process we keep our clients fully cognizant of application status and progress. As and when required, we provide the requisite litigation or alternate dispute resolution services conducive to protect our client’s rights against violations in addition to providing the appropriate defense against allegations of infringement in the most proficient cost effective manner across a range of business and technology areas. We have experience in negotiating and drafting licenses. Our licensing experience covers all forms of technology and proprietary rights. Our firm is uniquely situated to advice on managing risks in an uncertain legal environment and protecting intellectual property rights.