Assessment of patentability.
Study, drafting and filing of applications for Italian, European or PCT international patents at the Italian Office for Patents and Trade Marks, the European Patent Office and the World Intellectual Property Organisation.
Filing of patents for industrial inventions and utility models in all commercially important countries, through a consolidated network of correspondents.
Assistance in examination procedures in order to obtain the granting of a patent.
Assistance to Clients in opposition procedures, both active and passive, subsequent to the granting of a patent.
Continuation of international applications (PCT) following national and/or regional procedures.
Research on the subject of inventions, by name and/or by topic. The research may be aimed at identifying the following: list of patent titles assigned to an inventor and/or a holder; status of life; validity; any comparable prior documents; the state of the art at a given date and pertaining to a given topic.
Retrieval of patent documents and respective procedures.
Continued or periodic surveillance, by name and/or by topic.
Research on trade marks filed in Italy and in the world, carried out from the moment of conception of a new product, opinions on interference with prior distinctive signs.
Filing of collective trade marks in Italy and in the world.
Filing and assistance in the filing and registration of trade marks in the world.
Assistance during the examination of the requirements for the possibility of registration of a trade mark in Italy and abroad
Administrative oppositions against the granting of other people’s trade marks.
Checking expiry dates and sending the respective notices.
Assistance in contracts for the use of the trade mark or of the trade mark licence, franchising.
Assignment and transfer of trade mark rights. Independent opinions or opinions on interference among trade mark rights.
Research on the trade marks of the main competitors.
Legal assistance in disputes both in and out of court, or before the Grand Jury of advertising.
Economic assessment of trade marks.
Transcription and annotation of deeds in Italy and abroad which modify the ownership of the trade mark.
N&G can count among its clients some of the most prestigious Italian research centres, Universities and innovative companies. In the sector of the Transfer of Technologies, N&G assists its clients in the assessment of their patents and models, in Italy and abroad, providing the following consulting activities:
With the strength of a complete knowledge of the management of disputes, Notarbartolo & Gervasi proposes its services:
as technical patent consultant for the lawyer chosen by the client in the phase of technical consultancy, usually ordered by Judges in suits involving patents and trade marks;
to follow the dispute, through the most indicated N&G professional, assisting the client in the technical consultancy phase. Legal assistance may also be requested in order to prevent any disputes, through the drafting of private documents, agreements and contracts that establish and regulate the relationships on the rights of industrial property.
Legal assistance comprises:
drafting of contracts and agreements concerning rights of industrial property: patents, trade marks, copyright, licenses;
legal assistance before national courts;
coordination of international legal actions through the support of the company’s correspondents all over the world;
preparation of briefs for technical consultancy on behalf of a party;
representation before the Appeal Commission of the Italian Office for Patents and Trade Marks.