Saskatoon Patent Lawyers - Our firm leads the way in intellectual property law. We have an Intellectual Property (IP) Group with a wide range of technological skill specializing in the exploitation, development, protection and use of intellectual property and information technology.
Our team is experienced and knowledgeable at patent applications, trade-mark applications, and registrations. Our members have assisted with many industrial design registrations and applications.
To give effective legal advice concerning numerous complicated IT problems, a wide range of scientific knowledge and a legal background is needed. Our professionals have made the deepest research in these sciences. Some have engineering degrees while others have graduate degrees in the fields of physics, biotechnology, chemistry, engineering physics, electrical engineering and electronics. Amongst our group are members with doctoral degrees in analytical chemistry, nutrition and metabolism, applied chemistry, plant biogenetics, genetics, telecommunications, and oncology. Advanced scientific backgrounds along with considerable knowledge at the bench equip our scientific professionals with excellent expertise and skills.
Nowadays, intangible property is the most valuable asset of numerous research organizations and businesses. Obtaining effective and cost-effective control and protection of intellectual property is vital in a knowledge-driven economy. Telecommunications, cultural industries and technology are vital to the country's economic health and growth. To ensure continued economic success, industries must have a well-developed intellectual property strategy.
Gaining access to the rights of others through cross-licensing or licensing-in as their is a trend to protect the outcome of research before public dissemination grows. Therefore, flexibility in an intellectual property position can serve the dual purpose of securing a niche market and providing an asset in order to create opportunities for added revenue flow through licensing. A start-up or research-oriented organization can achieve substantial advantages by combining intellectual property assets through cross-licensing with those of a big multinational firm.
Protecting Intangible Assets
In today's competitive conditions, numerous companies have intangible assets like for instance their goodwill, brands and trade secrets, that are part of their commercial success. Therefore, protecting intangible assets, which can comprise a significant portion of their value, is an important approach to business.
We could provide various services due to our inter-disciplinary approach. We are well positioned to provide up-to-date and knowledgeable recommendation both to companies in the area of technology and to those affected only incidentally by new technological developments.
In order to offer our clients the best service possible, we work really closely along with experts in the areas of banking; capital markets; human resources; employment law; litigation; tax; and mergers and acquisitions. Our regular participation in client specific teams ensures that our clients have the scientific and legal support needed for complex intellectual property protection and management problems, and commercial transactions, consisting of the establishment of strategic alliances, outsourcing agreements, and initial public offerings in biotechnology, telecommunications and other technology sectors.
The input that you could provide us will be appreciated and recognized based on your knowledge in your field of value and business. Your confidence in your own business strategy helps us to formulate timely and cost effective intellectual property suggestion and risk assessment.
Our regular visits with you within your offices will help to enhance our working relationship. We would discuss with you the strategic development of national and global intellectual property portfolios based on your international marketing plan. This provides a strong working relationship as well as an opportunity to be able to build and maintain a good understanding of your business.
There is significant importance in keeping up to date with regards to knowledge and expertise in the fast evolving area of intellectual property. Our group's continuing education program includes participation and attendance at global conferences, and with national, international and local organizations working in varied fields of intellectual property and information technology. We maintain an extensive worldwide network of foreign associates to assist our clients who need intellectual property protection outside our national borders.
We have the strong technical expertise and leadership as well as contemporary systems to guarantee the most timely and efficient services to our clients. Our centralized database streamlines all our file mamangement, accounting functions and practice management. This sophisticated system enables the effective and efficient management of your intellectual property portfolio globally and the generation of customized reports to help you in the management of your business. We always improve and update our system using highly trained technical employees working under the direct supervision of our sophisticated professionals. An extensive training program together with a sophisticated internal computer network allows us to monitor and manage your portfolio with short turnaround times. We consistently achieve a high level of reliability through our advanced techniques of quality control and client-driven service.
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