Patent Drafting & Patent Prosecution Services
Today’s complex technology issues that confront many of our clients are being addressed in a number of jurisdictions around the world. Managing and protecting intellectual property has become increasingly complicated for global companies, which often have huge IP portfolios and operations in multiple jurisdictions with varied IP laws and levels of enforcement. Rapid technological advancements have enabled infringers to become more sophisticated, and the rise of intellectual property as a main driver of mergers and acquisitions has made developing strategies to protect these assets even more important. At GHB Intellect, we have the experience and the capabilities to support our clients in protecting their invaluable intellectual property cost-effectively.
GHB Intellect can also undertake efforts to ensure our clients spend their IP portfolio development funds efficiently. We perform strategic searches that help them determine the value our clients will receive from their IP filings. Whether it is searching for existing rights holders, helping to assess a competitor’s filing for registration, or monitoring for specific filings, GHB Intellect can guide and execute the most cos-effective services to achieve the desired goals.
Patent Drafting & Prosecution
Acquiring Durable Patents in the U.S. that Afford Commercial Advantage & Withstand Third-party Challenges
A utility patent covers the useful features of an invention, such as a machine, process, or composition of matter. Utility patents include the rights to manufacture, sell, use, or import the invention.
Patent protection is available for a limited time, and periodic payments are required to keep a patent in force. In the United States, for utility patents filed on or after June 8, 1995, the term of the patent is 20 years from the earliest filing date of the application on which the patent was granted and any prior U.S. or Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications from which the patent claims priority, regardless of the time it takes for the patent to issue.
We offer our clients our expertise in developing, drafting, filing and prosecuting patents in a variety of technical and scientific fields, This ranges anywhere from software and hardware, wired/wireless communications, security, multimedia, and semiconductors, to chemical and material sciences, biotechnology, medical devices, etc.