Burnaby Patent Lawyers - In intellectual property law, our firm 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 experienced and knowledgeable at patent applications, trade-mark applications, and registrations. Our members have assisted with a lot of industrial design registrations and applications.
In order to offer effective legal recommendation on lots of complicated IT problems, various 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 physics, biotechnology, chemistry, engineering physics, electrical engineering and electronics. Among our group are members with doctoral degrees in analytical chemistry, nutrition and metabolism, applied chemistry, genetics, plant biogenetics, oncology and telecommunications. Advanced scientific backgrounds combined with considerable skill at the bench equip our scientific experts with exceptional skills and expertise.
Today, intangible property is the most valuable asset of a lot of research organizations and businesses. Acquiring cost-effective and effective control and protection of intellectual property is crucial in a knowledge-driven economy. Cultural industries, technology and telecommunications are important to the nation's economic health and growth. To guarantee continued economic success, industries must have a well-developed intellectual property strategy.
As the trend to protect research results before public dissemination grows, access to the rights of others through cross-licensing or licensing-in is a main concern. Flexibility is hence 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 attain considerable advantages by combining intellectual property assets through cross-licensing with those of a large international company.
Protecting Intangible Assets
In today's competitive climate, several businesses have intangible assets like for example their trade secrets, goodwill and brands, which are part of their commercial success. Thus, protecting intangible assets, that could comprise a significant part of their value, is an important approach to business.
Our inter-disciplinary approach enables us to offer various services. We are well positioned to offer knowledgeable and up-to-date suggestion both to companies in the area of technology and to those affected only incidentally by new technological developments.
In order to offer our clients the best service possible, we work very closely along with professionals within the areas of banking; capital markets; human resources; tax, employment law, litigation; and mergers and acquisitions. Our regular participation in client specific teams guarantees that our clients have the legal and scientific support required for difficult intellectual property protection and management issues, as well as commercial transactions, comprising outsourcing agreements, the establishment of strategic alliances, and initial public offerings in telecommunications, biotechnology, as well as other technology sectors.
The input that you can offer us will be appreciated and recognized based on your skill in your area of value and business. Your confidence in your very own business strategy helps us to formulate cost effective and timely intellectual property advice and risk assessment.
Our regular visits with you within your offices would help to improve our working relationship. We would discuss with you the strategic development of national and global intellectual property portfolios based upon your international marketing strategy. This gives a strong working relationship along with an opportunity to maintain and build a good understanding of your company.
There is considerable importance in keeping up to date with regards to expertise and knowledge in the rapidly changing field of intellectual property. Our group's continuing education program includes attendance and participation at worldwide conferences, and with national, international and local organizations working in various areas of intellectual property and information technology. We maintain an extensive worldwide network of foreign contacts in order to assist our clients who require intellectual property protection outside our national borders.
We have the strong technical leadership and expertise as well as state-of-the-art systems to guarantee the most timely and efficient services to our clients. Our centralized database streamlines all our practice management, file management, and accounting functions. This advanced 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 always improve and update our system making use of highly trained technical employees working under the direct supervision of our advanced experts. An extensive training program along with an advanced internal computer network enables us to monitor and manage your portfolio with short turnaround times. We always achieve a high level of reliability through our advanced techniques of client-driven service and quality control.
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