Advice and expertise prior to taking legal action
- Legal validation of the proposed deposit, on the basis of the criteria of protection,
- Prior art searches and research regarding availability among brands, designs, company names, trade names and / or domain names,
- Definition of the strategy and the scope of protection according to the goals of the client.
Trademarks & Design prosecution (protection and maintenance)
- Procedures for filing with national and international offices,
- Monitoring of the examination procedure (objections, comments, etc.),
- Registration formalities (hardware error correction, changes affecting the title holder, transfer of ownership, licences, safety etc.),
- Entering industrial property titles in our database, time management and administrative deadlines,
- Formalities for renewal.
Legal monitoring, watching
- Implementation of monitoring and watching both in France and abroad (including trademarks, domain names, company names, Internet usage),
- Constitution of files of requests for intervention in customs procedures and cooperation with customs authorities in the fight against counterfeiting.
- Analysis of the rights involved and assessment of the chances of success and / or risk,
- Cease and desist letter,
- Administrative proceedings before the offices (opposition, invalidity application, application for revocation etc.),
- Judicial proceedings before the courts (infringement, unfair competition (applications to seize counterfeit items, assignments, arguments etc.), shares in provisional prohibition, annulment, claiming ownership, revocation for non-use and degeneration.
- Analysis and synthesis of portfolios,
- Evaluation, valuation and development,
- Advice and expertise regarding the protection strategy, strengthening and consolidation of intellectual property rights both in France and abroad.
- Operating licences,
- Contracts for the assignment of intellectual property rights,
- Declarations of priority, letters of commitment,
- Coexistence or partnership agreements.