IPR Patent Drafting
Intellectual Property Rights
Innovare intellectual property services enables clients to develop comprehensive IP protection plans that take full advantage of patents, trademarks, copyrights and other forms of intellectual property. To create awareness about Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) through conducting a workshop on patent and IPR that enable Universities, Industries, Government Department and Research development institutions for patent searches, patent drafting. Innovare Academic Sciences Pvt Ltd (IAS) works personally with persons to meet their requirements for patent, copyright and trademark information.
IAS IPR Services
1. Prior Art / State of Art search
2. Novelty/ Patentability Assessment
3. Validity/ Invalidation Search
4. Informative Search
5. Competitor’s Patent Search & Reviews
6. White Paper Writing.
7. Patent Drafting
9. Patent Utilility
Patent searches play a very crucial role in protection and management of intellectual property. Various types of searches include prior art searches, patentability searches, validity/invalidity searches, novelty searches, FTO/infringement searches. Infringement searches are performed to know about any products or patents are infringing with your non-terminated patented invention. Freedom to Operate analyzes helps to launch the product without violating third party IP rights. Invalidation searches conducted to assess if a patent can be invalidated by patents, products and other research articles, where such documents were not found at the prior art search performed at the patent office.
A patentability search enables to check the patentability of an invention before applying for patent protection. The patentability search report helps a client in :-
- Making the final decision of filing for patent registration.
- In drafting a patent specification in highlighting the true novelty of the invention.
- Suggests the specifics of the invention that can be patented and the scope of protection that would be granted.
The report is a comprehensive search report that cites similar patents and relevant literature to help ascertain the probability of a patent grant to an invention. The patent search is conducted in patent databases that cover patents from around the globe. Domain relevant- literature search is also conducted. The search report cites details of the relevant patent/prior art documents, along with our detailed analysis on the same. Our opinion on patentability of the invention is also provided in detail. Additionally, electronic copies of the patents are provided for our client's perusal.
Freedom to Operate Search
Freedom to Operate (FTO) search is conducted to mitigate the risks of infringement of patents in a particular region/country so that one can take a particular action, like launching, developing or producing a product, without infringing the IP rights of others. At Innovare, region country-specific comprehensive FTO searches are conducted by technical experts having extensive patent search experience along with various patent search strategies, wherein pending patent applications as well as granted patents are analyzed. An FTO opinion detailing on IP rights, IP law relating to a particular jurisdiction, expiry dates of the patents and assessing how the patented claims might be invalid is rendered to our clients.
A patent validity/ invalidity search is to check whether a product is infringing a particular patent. Detailed research is conducted to determine whether the claims of a particular patent are valid or invalid when analyzed and compared to the prior art available on the date of filing. At Innovare, we conduct prior-art searches in databases, gather information from prosecution history or file wrapper and relevant literature. We go beyond simple claim comparison and understand the entire specification as it relates to the claims at issue. Additionally, physical embodiments of the products and evidence of sale and public use may be provided wherever retrievable. Our search report typically consists of search report, claims and electronic copies of cited prior art. We provide clients with expert analysis as to possible prior art that can be used to invalidate/validate a patent.
Technology Landscape Studies
Technology Landscape studies help our client to understand a particular technology, the latest development involving the technology and the strengths of the competitors. The study helps a client to take important decisions and strategies involving the technology and the strengths of the competitors. The study helps a client to take important decisions and strategies involving the R&D of a product, investing into certain areas of technology, identifying patent trends, understanding the competitors’ strategy amongst others. At Innovare, understanding the technology domain of our client's interest, an exhaustive search and detailed analysis of the documents (patent and non-patent literature) is prepared. To derive maximum value from the available resources, we represent the data graphically and a detailed taxonomy of the technology is provided. The report concentrates on detailed analysis on specific technologies and can be customized as per client's requirement.
Patent Watch Search
The patent watch and alert services are provided to update our client on the new and upcoming inventions in his chosen field of technology. The patent watches search can be tailor-made to suit your needs. The watch service can be used to monitor new patents pertaining to a particular technological field or in respect to a competitor's patents or such other criteria as requested. We alert our clients either through email or any other communication mode of their preference.
Patent drafting, besides being the most important document in the entire registration process, is also considered to be one of the most complex techno-legal documents. This document contains the aspects of the invention for which protection is sought. To understand, analyze, interpret and draft patent applications to perfection, we have a strong team. Our patent drafting team can expertly draft patents in various domains of science and pharmaceutical technology. We have the experience of drafting patents in various technical fields. We, at Innovare, also have the software tools required for illustrating the patent drawings required along with the patent application.
Landscaping analysis can help us strategically analyze the product depth of the technology, major competitors in the domain, IP portfolios of the respective competitors, and the likelihood of overlap between the competitor's products and company's patents. On the other hand, Patent portfolio analysis is presented in the form of graphs and charts of the patents of a company, to identify the key patents, inventors, patent families, prosecution history.
We provide assistance in every step of your trademark registration process and beyond.
To assure that your trademark application will not be rejected in view of similar trademarks already appearing on the Trademark Registry and also to facilitate easy registration, a comprehensive trademark search is essential. We offer trademark searches of the name(s) you desire to register, having regard to the products/services you wish to offer. The report would list identical or similar marks appearing on the Registry. Additionally, we also advise our clients on how to avoid infringement and proceed for registration incase similar/identical trademarks do appear on the Trademark Registry.
Trademark Filing & Registration
Registering a trademark has its own advantages of gaining exclusive legal rights on your trademark and accords better protection of your mark. Innovare’s team of experienced trademark experts understands the nuances underlying such registration and is adept at handling trademark registration. We provide cost effective and efficient online trademark registration services in India.
Trademark protection is accorded for a period of ten years, after which it needs to be periodically renewed every 10 years. If not renewed, the mark will be removed from the Trademark Register. Our trademark renewal service includes preparation of a renewal instruction letter, which undergoes our quality review process. The same is forwarded to the Trademark Registry Office and the docket records are updated.
To protect their trademark from being infringed by others and for timely opposition, many a time trademark monitoring services are sought by clients wherein marks published in the Trademark journal need to be watched and clients are alerted in case similar trademarks appear.
Copyright devolves on the owner of a work as soon as it is created, but it is considered prudent to register your copyright since it ensure better legal protection against infringers. Copyrighted work could be a literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work. What is sought for is originality of the work. The terms of protection varies according to the kind of work. The total term of protection for literary work is the author's life plus sixty years.
IAS maintains trust, confidentiality, reliability and believes in fast services
IAS facilities include a comprehensive physical security policy to ensure that all customer processes, data and services are secure and protected at all times. IAS understands the critical role that technology plays in transferring critical functions to a third party. Our System includes:
Confidentiality is important task at IAS. There are strong firewalls within the teams working for a client. We have Confidentiality and Non Disclosure Agreements, which are legally binding formal agreements. These are signed with our customers as well as with all our employees and everyone who interacts with us on your project in order to protect all your information completely.
To start working on a project, we receive a technical disclosure for conducting a conflict check, and inform the client upon reviewing the same. We do not start with matters which conflict with our existing clientele.