SERVICES

A Full Range of Patent Services from Inspiration to Commercialisation

A Full Range of Patent Services From Inspiration to Commercialisation

Optimus offers a range of services. The core of our work comprises patent drafting and the prosecution of patent applications around the world. More specialised work involves pro-active brainstorming sessions at client’s offices, and competitor activity profiling. Our clients select a range of services to fulfil their needs at any given time.

Client Goals

  • Providing effective patent processes within client companies

    Optimus Service

    • In-house patent team framework
    • Existing infrastructure audit
    • Invention incentive schemes
    • Invention identification programme
    • Invention prioritisation & review programmes
    • Competitor observation programme
  • Efficient implementation of infrastructure

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    • Inventor & management educational seminars
    • Hands-on, practical advice
  • Patent strategy consistent with business plan

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    • Strategy review meetings with in-house patent team
  • A wealth of innovative ideas

    Optimus Service

    • Inventor seminars
    • Attorney-driven brainstorming sessions
    • Incentive scheme reviews
  • Maximum protection for products

    Optimus Service

    • Attorney-led 'product scrubs'
  • Minimum disruption to inventor's working practises

    Optimus Service

    • Inventor-Attorney contact available through telephone conferences and email
    • 'Inventor-speak' understood!
  • Thorough, added-value patent drafts

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    • Excellent technical knowledge
    • Wealth of experience in patent drafting
    • Complex technologies a speciality
    • Inventor seal of approval
  • Timescale certainty

    Optimus Service

    • Deadlines honoured
    • Out of hours emergency work accepted
  • Cost-effective drafting services

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    • Tailored charging system
    • Cost-saving tactics
  • No cost surprises

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    • Fixed-price structure available
  • Commercial decisions

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    • Case by case advice
    • Foreign patent advice
    • Strategic advice based on competitor observation programmes
  • Patent application to patent grant within desired timeframes

    Optimus Service

    • Advice on expected timeframes
    • Prompt and efficient administration
    • Advice on securing accelerated grant
  • Full knowledge of current position

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    • Regular written reports
    • Regular in-house patent team meetings
  • Commercially-focused patent portfolio

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    • Strategic portfolio management utilising in-house patent team
    • Practical, strategic, business advice
  • Maximum commercial opportunities

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    • Licensing strategy advice
  • Minimise competitor commercial opportunities

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    • Analysis of competitor observation programme (re potential oppositions, invalidity claims, infringement actions)
    • Competitor activity profiling

Overseas Associates

Optimus welcomes the opportunity to assist patent practices based outside the UK with the UK and European patent processes.

We realise that your reputation with your clients is of paramount importance. We know that when you instruct a foreign Associate to act on your behalf, your own reputation is at stake. Your clients will judge you on the result of your Associate's work. On your behalf, therefore, we are swift, thorough, efficient, cost-effective, and above all, reliable.

Optimus can help with:

  • Advice on the UK and European patent processes
  • Filing UK or European patent applications
  • Validating European (UK) patents in the UK
  • PCT National phase entry (in the UK) or Regional phase entry (in the European Patent Office)
  • European opposition and infringement advice

Please contact us for an informal discussion about how we can best help you serve your clients.