Patents help to protect the broad principles of an invention against copying by competitors.

Morcom Pernat's patent services include:

  • Arranging searches for similar prior inventions
  • Advising on patentability of inventions
  • Drafting of patent specifications including drawings
  • Filing of patent applications both nationally and internationally
  • Prosecuting applications including responses to examination reports
  • Representation in opposition hearings
  • Ongoing management including reminders for important dates and payment of renewal fees
  • Opinions on infringement and validity of patents
  • Assignment of patent rights
  • Acting to enforce clients' patent rights
  • Responding to allegations of infringement