Our services

 

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Patents

Studies, preparation, filing and bureaucratic procedures required for the grant of an industrial patent application or a Utility model application in Italy or in any other country through various international conventions (European Patent, PCT international patent). Through its team of in-house professionals and professional representatives, the Firm is able to interact directly with the European Patent Office and with the Patent Offices of any country, drawing on the collaboration of around 300 of the most valid patent firms throughout the world.


 

Trademarks

Filing, maintenance and renewal of trade marks in Italy and abroad, in particular Italian trade marks, Community trade marks, international trade marks or other foreign trade marks.

Through its team of in-house professionals and professional representatives, our Firm is able to interact directly with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (O.H.I.M) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (W.I.P.O)  

Prior art searches related to the existence of trade marks in the classes of particular interest of the classification of goods and services, or relating to the existence of trade marks owned by a specific company. These searches can be carried out based either on the text or on the graphics of a trade mark.

Monitoring aimed at identifying, at national and/or international level, similar and/or identical trade marks.

Technical-legal consultancy concerning lawsuits (as plaintiff or defendant) related to trade marks in Italy or abroad.

Advice on the drafting of trade mark licence or transfer agreements.

 

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Design

Filing, maintenance and renewal of designs in Italy and abroad, in particular Italian and Community Designs.

Prior art searches relating to the existence of similar designs in classes of particular interest of the classification of goods and services.

Searches related to the existence of designs belonging to a specific Company.

 Technical-legal consultancy concerning lawsuits (as plaintiff or defendant) related to designs in Italy and abroad.


 

Plant patents

Preparation, filing and maintenance of patents for new plant varieties in Italy and abroad.

A plant variety is the lowest of the ranks of the plant kingdom (Division, Class, Genus, Species, Sub-division of the Species and, lastly, Variety) and can be defined as a small taxonomic group: the plants in this group are all the same as one another and are different from all others. Specific plant varieties that satisfy particular needs in agriculture (such as increased resistance to cold and drought) can also be obtained through plant genetics.

In order to obtain a patent for a new plant variety, it must have the following four requirements: novelty, distinctness, uniformity and stability.   

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Legal

Our Firm is able to handle any type of dispute concerning different Industrial Property aspects (such as licence and transfer agreements, infringements and the like), also through collaboration with specialized legal firms in Italy and Abroad.

We also offer consultancy services relating to the drafting of licence and transfer agreements for patents, industrial know-how, transcriptions, applications for change of company name or address and requests for limitation.