Pickering Patent Lawyers - Our firm leads the way in intellectual property law. We have an Intellectual Property (IP) Group with various technological skill specializing in the protection, use, exploitation and development of information technology and intellectual property.
Our team is knowledgeable and experienced at registrations, patent applications and trade-mark applications. Our members have helped with a lot of industrial design registrations and applications.
In order to provide effective legal suggestion concerning several complex IT issues, various scientific skill and a legal background is required. Our professionals have made the deepest research in these sciences. Some have engineering degrees while others have graduate degrees in the fields of chemistry, physics, biotechnology, engineering physics, electrical engineering and electronics. Among our group are members with doctoral degrees in analytical chemistry, nutrition and metabolism, applied chemistry, plant biogenetics, genetics, oncology and telecommunications. Advanced scientific backgrounds together with considerable skill at the bench equip our scientific experts with excellent expertise and skills.
Now, intangible property is the most valuable asset of lots of businesses and research organizations. Obtaining cost-effective and effective control and protection of intellectual property is crucial in a knowledge-driven economy. Technology, telecommunications, and cultural industries are fundamental to the country's economic health and growth. In order to guarantee continued economic success, companies must have a well-developed intellectual property strategy.
As the trend to protect research outcome prior to public dissemination grows, access to the rights of others through licensing-in or cross-licensing is a main concern. Thus, flexibility in an intellectual property position could serve the dual purpose of providing an asset and securing a niche to be able to create opportunities for additional revenue flow through licensing. A start-up or research-oriented organization could achieve significant advantages by combining intellectual property assets through cross-licensing with those of a big global company.
Protecting Intangible Assets
In today's competitive climate, a lot of businesses have intangible assets such as their goodwill, brands and trade secrets, that are part of their commercial success. Hence, protecting intangible assets, that might consist of a significant portion of their value, is an essential approach to business.
Our inter-disciplinary approach enables us to provide various services. We are well positioned to offer up-to-date and knowledgeable recommendation both to companies in the field of technology and to those affected only incidentally by new technological developments.
We work closely together with professionals within the areas of banking; capital markets; human resources; tax, employment law, litigation; and mergers and acquisitions. Our regular participation in client specific teams ensures that our clients have the scientific and legal support required for complex intellectual property management and protection problems, as well as commercial transactions, comprising outsourcing agreements, the establishment of strategic alliances, and initial public offerings in biotechnology, telecommunications as well as various technology sectors.
The input that you could provide us will be recognized and appreciated based on your skill in your field of business and value. Your confidence in your own business strategy helps us to formulate timely and cost effective intellectual property advice and risk assessment.
Our regular visits with you within your offices will help to improve our working relationship. We will discuss with you the strategic development of national and global intellectual property portfolios based upon your international marketing strategy. This gives a strong working relations in addition to a chance to be able to maintain and build a good understanding of your company.
There is considerable importance in keeping up to date with regards to expertise and knowledge in the rapidly changing area of intellectual property. Our group's continuing education program consists of attendance and participation at worldwide conferences, and with local, national and international organizations working within diverse fields of information technology and intellectual property. We maintain an extensive global network of foreign connections to assist our clients who need intellectual property protection outside our national borders.
To be able to guarantee the most efficient and timely services to our clients, we have very strong technical leadership and expertise in addition to state-of-the-art systems. Our database is centralized to streamline all our file management, accounting function and practice management. This advanced system enables the efficient and effective management of your intellectual property portfolio internationally and the generation of customized reports to help you in the management of your business. We always improve and update our system using highly trained technical employees working under the direct supervision of our advanced experts. An extensive training program combined with a sophisticated internal computer network enables us to manage and monitor your portfolio with short turnaround times. We consistently achieve a high level of reliability through our advanced techniques of quality control and client-driven service.
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