Search. Searching patent databases to identify relevant patent documents for patentability, infringement or freedom-to-operate analyses.
Application and Prosecution. Preparing and filing patent applications and interacting with patent offices to secure patents in desired countries.
Portfolio Management. Managing patent portfolios of small and medium sized companies. Providing options and strategies for expanding or leveraging patent portfolios.
Portfolio Assessment. Inspecting patent portfolios during due diligence for mergers or acquisitions.
On-site Consultation. Working at client sites on a weekly to monthly basis to more effectively communicate with management and inventors in regard to existing patent portfolios or pipeline projects. Providing seminars to familiarize employees with the patent process and establish a patenting culture.