Westbank Patent Lawyers - In intellectual property law, our company is an industry leader. Our IP or Intellectual Property Group has various technological expertise specializing in exploitation, development, protection and use of intellectual property and information technology.
Our team is knowledgeable and experienced at registrations, patent applications and trade-mark applications. Our members have assisted with numerous industrial design applications and registrations.
To be able to offer helpful legal suggestion on various complex IT problems, various scientific knowledge and a legal background is needed. Our professionals have made the deepest research in these sciences. Some have engineering degrees while others have graduate degrees in the areas of physics, biotechnology, chemistry, engineering physics, electrical engineering and electronics. Among our group are members with doctoral degrees in applied chemistry, analytical chemistry, nutrition & metabolism, genetics, plant biogenetics, oncology and telecommunications. Advanced scientific backgrounds combined with considerable experience at the bench equip our scientific professionals with excellent skills and expertise.
Today, intangible property is the most valuable asset of lots of research organizations and businesses. Acquiring cost-effective and effective control and protection of intellectual property is vital in a knowledge-driven economy. Technology, telecommunications, and cultural industries are essential to the country's economic growth and health. To guarantee continued economic success, businesses should have a well-developed intellectual property plan.
As the trend to protect research results before public dissemination grows, access to the rights of others through licensing-in or cross-licensing is a main concern. Therefore, flexibility in an intellectual property position can serve the dual purpose of providing an asset and securing a niche to be able to create opportunities for extra revenue flow through licensing. A research-oriented or start-up organization can achieve considerable advantages by combining intellectual property assets through cross-licensing with those of a big international company.
Protecting Intangible Assets
For many businesses in today's competitive conditions, intangible assets like for example goodwill, brands and trade secrets are often at the heart of commercial success. Thus, protecting intangible assets, that might include a significant portion of their value, is an essential approach to business.
We are able to offer a full range of services due to our inter-disciplinary approach. We are well positioned to provide knowledgeable and up-to-date advice both to businesses in the area of technology and to those affected only incidentally by new technological developments.
We work closely together with professionals within the fields of banking; capital markets; human resources; employment law; litigation; tax; and mergers and acquisitions. Our regular participation in client specific teams guarantees that our clients have the legal and scientific support considered necessary for difficult intellectual property management and protection problems, as well as commercial transactions, including the establishment of strategic alliances, outsourcing agreements, and initial public offerings in telecommunications, biotechnology, as well as other technology sectors.
Your input is appreciated and recognized based on your knowledge in your area of value and business. Your confidence in your very own business strategy helps us to formulate timely and cost effective intellectual property risk assessment and suggestion.
Our regular visits with you within your offices will help to improve our working relationship. We will discuss with you the strategic development of global and national intellectual property portfolios based upon your international marketing plan. This provides a strong working relations in addition to a chance to be able to maintain and build a good understanding of your company.
There is substantial importance in keeping up to date with regards to knowledge and expertise in the rapidly changing area of intellectual property. Our group's continuing education program includes participation and attendance at global conferences, and with local, national and international organizations working in varied areas of intellectual property and information technology. We maintain an extensive worldwide network of foreign contacts to be able to help our clients who need intellectual property protection outside our national borders.
We have the strong technical leadership and expertise as well as modern systems to guarantee the most efficient and timely services to our clients. Our centralized database streamlines all our accounting functions, practice management and file management. This advanced system allows the efficient and effective management of your intellectual property portfolio internationally and the generation of customized reports to help you in the management of your company. 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 an advanced internal computer network enables us to monitor and manage your portfolio with short turnaround times. We consistently achieve a high level of reliability through our sophisticated techniques of client-driven service and quality control.
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