Registering intellectual property rights will give your business the upper-hand in the marketplace and create valuable assets your business can capitalize on in the future.
PATENT REGISTRATION AND MAINTENANCE
We register and maintain utility patents in Canada, the U.S. and abroad, including U.S. provisional and PCT filings, manage international patent portfolios, and advise on your patent rights. We also register and maintain design patents in the U.S. and industrial designs in Canada.
TRADEMARK REGISTRATION AND MAINTENANCE
We register and maintain trademarks in Canada, the U.S. and abroad, manage international trademark portfolios and police trademark rights.
COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION AND MAINTENANCE
We register and maintain copyrights in Canada, the U.S. and abroad, manage international copyright portfolios and police copyrights (including DMCA claims).
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY STRATEGY, ENFORCEMENT AND DEFENSE
We counsel on the strategic enforcement and licensing of patent, copyright and trademark rights from a Canadian and U.S. legal perspective and defend against intellectual property infringement claims.
PRE AND POST GRANT CHALLENGES (PATENT AND TRADEMARK)
We remove obstacles to doing business in the U.S. by challenging the validity of granted patents and trademarks, opposing third parties’ applications to register trademarks, and defending against third party oppositions to our own applications to register trademarks.
PROTECTION OF TRADE SECRETS AND INFORMATION
We advise clients on how to manage and protect their trade secrets and other confidential information and work alongside information security experts to ensure the correct technical measures are in place.
IP REGISTRATION STEPS
- Prepare Application
- File Application
- Prosecute Application
- Obtain Registration
- Maintain Registration