What We Do
The professionals in our Patent Department are highly skilled, with large experience in the area, which enables us to render the following services:
- Conducting patent searches regarding novelty and/or infringement, including searching at the Documentation Center of the National Institute of Industrial Property.
- Drafting, preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications for national clients.
- Preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications in Brazil for foreign clients, including entering the National Phase of PCT international patent applications.
- Watching service of patent applications.
- Complying or replying to official actions and interviewing with the Examiners of the Patent Office, when necessary.
- Preparing, or replying, to oppositions, appeals and requests for administrative cancellation.
- Legal opinions regarding patentability, validity and infringement of patents.
- General client counseling regarding agreements involving licensing and/or acquiring patent rights and the assignment, transfer and licensing of patents rights.
- Requesting compulsory licenses for exploiting patents.