Kitchener 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 use, exploitation, development and protection of information technology and intellectual property.
Our team is experienced and knowledgeable at trade-mark applications, registrations and patent applications. Our members have assisted with numerous industrial design registrations and applications.
In order to offer helpful legal recommendation on various complex IT problems, various scientific knowledge and a legal background is needed. Our experts have made the deepest research in these sciences. Some have engineering degrees while others have graduate degrees in the areas of chemistry, physics, biotechnology, electrical engineering, electronics and engineering physics. Amongst our group are members with doctoral degrees in applied chemistry, analytical chemistry, nutrition & metabolism, plant biogenetics, genetics, oncology and telecommunications. Advanced scientific backgrounds combined with considerable skill at the bench equip our scientific experts with excellent expertise and skills.
These days, intangible property is the most valuable asset of several research organizations and businesses. Acquiring effective and cost-effective control and protection of intellectual property is vital in a knowledge-driven economy. Technology, telecommunications, and cultural industries are important to the country's economic growth and health. In order to guarantee continued economic success, businesses should have a well-developed intellectual property plan.
As the trend to protect research results previous to public dissemination grows, access to the rights of others through cross-licensing or licensing-in is a primary concern. Flexibility is thus in a position in intellectual property rights to serve the dual purpose of providing an asset utilized to add revenues through licensing and to secure a niche market. A start-up or research-oriented organization could achieve considerable advantages by combining intellectual property assets through cross-licensing with those of a big international corporation.
Protecting Intangible Assets
For numerous businesses in today's competitive conditions, intangible assets like for instance goodwill, brands and trade secrets are often at the heart of commercial success. Therefore, protecting intangible assets, which can comprise a significant portion of their value, is an essential approach to business.
Our inter-disciplinary approach enables us to offer various services. We are well positioned to offer up-to-date and knowledgeable advice both to businesses in the area of technology and to those affected only incidentally by new technological developments.
In order to give our clients the best service possible, we work really closely with professionals in the fields of banking; capital markets; human resources; tax, employment law, litigation; and mergers and acquisitions. Our regular participation in client specific teams guarantees that our clients have the scientific and legal support needed for complicated intellectual property protection and management concerns, and commercial transactions, comprising the establishment of strategic alliances, outsourcing agreements, and initial public offerings in biotechnology, telecommunications and other technology sectors.
The input that you can provide us would be recognized and appreciated based on your skill in your area of business and value. Your confidence in your own business strategy helps us to formulate timely and cost effective intellectual property risk assessment and recommendation.
In order to improve our working relationship, we hold regular visits with you within your offices. We can discuss based on your international marketing plan, the strategic development of national and global intellectual property portfolios. This gives a strong working relationship along with an opportunity to build and maintain a good understanding of your company.
We place substantial importance for our lawyers on keeping up to date in the fast evolving area of intellectual property. Our group's continuing education program includes attendance and participation at international conferences, and with national, international and local organizations working in various areas of intellectual property and information technology. We maintain an extensive global network of foreign contacts to assist our clients who need intellectual property protection outside our national borders.
We have the strong technical expertise and leadership as well as state-of-the-art systems to ensure the most efficient and timely services to our clients. Our centralized database streamlines all our practice management, file management, and accounting functions. This sophisticated system enables the effective and efficient 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 utilizing highly trained technical employees working under the direct supervision of our sophisticated professionals. An extensive training program combined with a sophisticated internal computer network allows us to monitor and manage your portfolio with short turnaround times. We always achieve a high level of reliability through our sophisticated methods of quality control and client-driven service.
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