As on advertising or domains name, the issues concerning industrial property are closely linked to Internet, the most obvious case is the conflict between trademarks and domains name, so we advise on the following:
1. In the field of inventions (patents, utility models) with projection on line such as:
- Protection strategies, feasibility registration and use, for which specific audits of rights are performed.
- Drafting of exploitation rights, technology transfer, assignment and licensing of patents, know –how or confidentiality.
- Intervention in judicial and extrajudicial proceedings relating to infringement, validity of patents and utility models. Free Records Management ( European Patents / PCT and utility models).
- Protection of patents and utility models before administrative agencies of national and international record (oppositions and appeals)
- Development of legal reports on patentability of inventions, infringement or validity of rights. • Law enforcement interventions.
2. In terms of distinctive signs (trademarks, trade names, industrial design, appellations of origin) with projection online such as:
- Protection strategies, registration feasibility and use, audit of rights.
- Drafting of assignment contracts, licensing, merchandising, franchise.
- Intervention in judicial and extrajudicial proceedings for copyright infringement, piracy, nullity and forfeiture of marks, industrial design and unfair competition.
- Trademark management and national, international and EU industrial design.
- Protection of trademarks and designs before administrative agencies of national and international record (oppositions and appeal).
- Law enforcement interventions.
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