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Services

PROXiP can represent you before the following offices:

- The European Patent Office
- The French Patent Office (Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle)
- the Dutch Patent Office (Octrooicentrum Nederland)
- the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)
- the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (trademarks, designs and models)

PROXiP can also represent you before other offices, e.g. the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) http://www.uspto.gov/, via its international partners.

We offer a vast range of services:
  1. Acquisition of patent rights
Our services in the field of acquisition of patent rights obviously include the basic elements:
    * writing a patent application (+)
    * filing a patent application (+)
    * entry of an international application into national/regional phase (PCT) (+)
    * replying to official letters during the grant procedure (+)
    * payment of fees due during the grant procedure (+)
    * translation of the claims of a European patent into French (+)
    * validation of a European patent granted in the various designated countries (+)

Our services also include numerous other aspects, concerning the acquisition of patent rights:
    * patentability of an invention (+)
    * ownership of an invention (+)
    * filing strategy (+)
    * employee invention (+)
    * acquisition by assignment ("purchase") (+)
    * confidentiality (+)

  1. Exploitation of patent rights
    * Developing an exploitation strategy (+)
    * Drafting "formal notice" letters (+)
    * Support with licence or assignment negotiation (+)
    * Drafting a licence or assignment contract (+)
    * French "saisie-contrefaçon" proceeding (+)
    * Patent infringement lawsuits (+)

  1. Management of patent rights
    * Patent portfolio evaluation/review (+)
    * Advice on "internal" assignment of rights (+)
    * Registrations of assignments and licences with patent registries (+)
    * Payment of patent maintenance annuity fees. (+)

  1. Protection against third party rights
    * Identification of rights, patent watch (+)
    * Evaluation of third party rights (+)
    * Strategy with respect to third party rights (+)
    * Opposition to a granted European patent (+)
    * Drafting response letters (+)
    * Licence negotiation (+)

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