Improving your IP Assets through Patent Landscape

Patent landscape in a particular technology area enable the corporation to understand how technology has evolved, how it is progressing and what possibly could be done in future to stay ahead of their competitors. It also helps corporate of various sizes to streamline their R&D, production and IP strategy. Most businesses need to stay ahead […]

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Why IDS is important for your Patent Application?

Information disclosure statement (IDS) is a list of all patents, publications, U.S. applications, or other information submitted for consideration by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in a non-provisional patent application filed under 35 U.S.C. S 111(a) to comply with applicant’s duty to submit to the office information which is substantial to the […]

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Patent Translation

Patent Translation as an activity is most important at the time of preparation of a Patent Application, in jurisdictions which have strict filing language requirements. A Patent document is related to a legal instrument and is therefore required to be drafted with great precision and accuracy. Consequently, translation of Patent related documents also plays an […]

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Patent Docketing

Patent Docketing is a method or system for managing the patent application process. Docketing is a crucial tool for patent law firms, as it becomes difficult to organize the patent application process for hundreds of patents without the help of system or software package to keep track of the Timelines and important documents. As the […]

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Why one should focus on Patent Proofreading?

The main objective of patent proofreading is to identify errors in the patent application draft, which otherwise can lead to unwanted office-actions rejection of patent applications. The errors could be grammatical errors, spelling errors, formatting errors, antecedent basis errors, claim dependency errors, or errors in drawing, illustration or even claim consistency with respect to the […]

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Conducting a Prior Art Search Effectively

A Patent (prior art) search is a process of identifying granted patents and published patent applications (collectively referred to as patent documents) which is similar to the subject matter. A patent search is most often the first step in achieving different objectives such as: Determining the probability of having a patent granted to a proposed […]

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