Waterloo Patent Lawyers - Our company leads the way in intellectual property law. We have an Intellectual Property (IP) Group with various technological expertise specializing in the 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 various industrial design applications and registrations.
To be able to offer helpful legal recommendation concerning several difficult IT issues, a wide range of scientific expertise and a legal background is required. Our professionals have made the deepest research in these sciences. Some have engineering degrees while others have graduate degrees in the areas of chemistry, physics, biotechnology, engineering physics, electrical engineering and electronics. Amongst our group are members with doctoral degrees in applied chemistry, analytical chemistry, nutrition & metabolism, plant biogenetics, genetics, telecommunications, and oncology. Advanced scientific backgrounds along with considerable knowledge at the bench equip our scientific professionals with excellent skills and expertise.
Intangible property can be the most valuable property in lots of businesses and research organizations. The control of this crucial intellectual property needs the acquiring of effective and cost-efficient protection. Technology, telecommunications, and cultural industries are vital to the country's economic health and growth. To ensure continued economic success, companies should have a well-developed intellectual property strategy.
As the trend to protect research results previous to public dissemination grows, access to the rights of others through cross-licensing or licensing-in is a main concern. Flexibility is therefore in a position in intellectual property rights to serve the dual purpose of providing an asset used to add revenues through licensing and to secure a niche market. A research-oriented or start-up organization could achieve considerable advantages by combining intellectual property assets through cross-licensing with those of a large international corporation.
Protecting Intangible Assets
For many companies in today's competitive conditions, intangible assets like trade secrets, goodwill and brands are often at the heart of commercial success. Thus, protecting intangible assets, that can consist of a significant portion of their value, is an important approach to business.
Our inter-disciplinary approach enables us to offer a full range of services. We are well positioned to provide knowledgeable and up-to-date recommendation both to businesses in the field of technology and to those affected only incidentally by new technological developments.
We work closely with experts within the areas of capital markets, human resources, banking; employment law; litigation; tax; and mergers and acquisitions. Our regular participation in client specific teams ensures that our clients have the legal and scientific support needed for difficult intellectual property management and protection problems, and commercial transactions, including the establishment of strategic alliances, outsourcing agreements, and initial public offerings in telecommunications, biotechnology, and other technology sectors.
Your input is recognized and appreciated based upon your skill in your field of business and value. Your confidence in your own business strategy helps us to formulate cost effective and timely intellectual property risk assessment and recommendation.
Our regular visits with you within your offices would help to enhance our working relationship. We would discuss with you the strategic development of global and national intellectual property portfolios based on your international marketing strategy. This provides a strong working relationship as well as a chance to be able to maintain and build a good understanding of your company.
We place significant importance for our lawyers on keeping up to date in the fast changing field of intellectual property. Our group's continuing education program comprises attendance and participation at global conferences, and with international, local and national organizations working within diverse fields of intellectual property and information technology. We maintain an extensive global network of foreign associates to help our clients who require intellectual property protection outside our national borders.
In order to ensure the most timely and efficient services to our clientele, we have really strong technical expertise and leadership in addition to state-of-the-art systems. Our database is centralized to streamline all our accounting functions, practice management and file management. This complex system enables the efficient and effective management of your intellectual property portfolio globally and the generation of customized reports to help you in the management of your business. We continually update and improve our system utilizing highly trained technical employees working under the direct supervision of our sophisticated experts. An extensive training program combined with a sophisticated internal computer network enables us to manage and monitor your portfolio with short turnaround times. We always achieve a high level of reliability through our complex methods of quality control and client-driven service.
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