RESCUE SERVICE IN PROSECUTION, OPPOSITION OR APPEAL
Is your pending case at the European Patent Office going the wrong way? We help reverse the negative trend (threatening refusal of your patent application, rejection of your opposition, revocation of your patent or dismissal of your appeal) with the examining / opposition division or the Board of Appeals. We also support you during national litigation with substantiated, authoritative expertise.
IP CONSULTANCY, VALUATION OF YOUR PATENTS
If you are in doubt whether your technology is eligible for a patent in Europe, we evaluate eligibility as patentable subject matter according to European Patent Convention legal provisions and case law, and we support you in drafting a promising application with the EPO. We also advise as to the valuation of your patent (application) portfolio.
We train audiences of any level in the legal provisions of the European Patent Convention (EPC). We provide special training in EPC eligibility provisions as patentable subject-matter (legal provisions, examination guidelines and case law) in Information & Communications Technology
In case of conflict, you don’t necessarily have to go to court, you can choose for mediation. We support you in finding a win-win solution in adversarial situations, without having to resort to the court room
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, 3RD PARTY OBSERVATIONS, AMICUS CURIAE BRIEFS, OPPOSING YOUR COMPETITOR’S PATENT
We provide substantiated expertise regarding European Patent Convention eligibility and/or patentability issues in Information & Communications Technology. We support you also in filing 3rd party observations, amicus curiae briefs or an opposition against your competitor’s patent. Independent of the jurisdiction and the forum, our technical expertise can be the decisive evidence in support of your position
SUPPORT AND ADVICE FOR VENTURE CAPITAL / BUSINESS ANGEL / IP INSURANCE ENTITIES
Are you a Venture Capital / Business Angel / IP Insurance entity? Are you busy with evaluating business plans of Information & Communications start-ups knocking on your door? We support you in assessing patentability of Information & Communications Technology products / services of your candidate start-ups