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/Chris Bercu-Lyddon, ACT Consultants Europe Limited (UK)/As an experienced businessman operating out of the UK for the last 30 years, I have always used British Patent Lawyers to administer my licenses and register Patents.I read the information presented by the Company "IAM Idea Protection" and wondered if they might be the right fit for my Company. I sounded out some of their previousclients and did my due diligence in establishing that IAM Idea Protection was who they said they were. Satisfied, I discussed my requirements with them and was immediatelypleased with their professional and courteous response.I found them entirely refreshing to use as a Law firm, and they seem vibrant and confident in their approach to problem-solving, but more than anything else, their transparencyof establishing set fees was the foundation stone of a future business relationship that I trust will last for many years. I could not recommend them more highly.
Connido Limited, United Kingdom
Ideaprotection supported us in a wide patent search effort very efficiently and professionally and guided us through the process. I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for legal help with patents.
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On 6 April 2018, the UK Government has introduced a number of changes to the fees for applying for patent protection and renewing granted patents. The current and new fees can be found here. The fees have been changed quite remarkably. For example, the application fee increased from £30 to £90, the Search Fee from £150 to £180, the introduction of Continue ReadingRead more
The search report established for a patent application is transmitted to the applicant together with copies of any cited documents. (Wiki) "The search is an essential element of the grant procedure, being designed to identify prior art relevant to the application. The intention is to make it possible to determine, on the basis of the documents mentioned in the search Continue ReadingRead more
The European Patent Office (EPO) has been established in 1977 but till this day there is no single patent valid in all Europe. Differently from European trade marks or Community designs, which after registered at the European Intellectual Property Office covers all European countries, European patent needs to be validated in different member states. So how works? Shortly, first you Continue ReadingRead more
Intellectual property rights (IPR) are created to foster innovation – to give incentive for a company or a creator to invest in business, create new products, brands, innovate on the existing technology. The existence of IPRs may make a market more attractive for innovators, leading to country-specific investments in marketing and distribution. Such investments may result in quicker launch of Continue ReadingRead more
Timing is everything. Even in IP field, timing is a very important issue. Strategy, of when your invention should see the daylight, must be clear and thought-out. There are inventions that brought no profit to the owner, just because at the moment there still was no market for it, or the representation was poor. One example – Douglas Engelbart came Continue ReadingRead more