IPS is a member of the SME network. A first consultation of max. 45 min to any IPR related topic is free of charge under the rules established by the
Application and/or registration of patents, trademarks, designs
Representation before the Intellectual Property Offices (IPO's) such as IGE, EPA, WIPO from filing in grant proceedings, registration proceedings and opposition proceedings
Performing searches in search databases, in particular novelty searches for inventions as well as checks of possible conflicts with third party rights, in particular for new developments.
Performing FTO (freedom-to-operate) searches and analyses to check if an idea forming a basis for a new development possibly conflicts with IPR's of third parties.
Permanent monitoring of filed patent applications, trademark applications of competitors
Consulting for obtaining design-around solutions to existing IPR's