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We Provide Patents, Trademarks, and Industrial Designs in Australia, China, New Zealand, Singapore and Internationally

 
 
Patents, Trade Marks, and Industrial Designs in the United States of America

MACIPO & ASSOCIATES United States Branch has worked with Australian and International organisations involved in leading edge research and development, technology transfer and commercialisation providing intellectual property services in obtaining Patent, Trade Mark and Design Protection.

Patents

Our services include:
  • Advice on the protection of your innovation or idea;
  • Preparation of patent specifications;
  • Searches of existing products and applications;
  • Filing, prosecuting applications, and PCT national phase in USA and internationally;
  • Infringement searches;
  • Investigating the validity of patents;
  • Filing and conducting oppositions;
  • Provision of technical support for licensing and litigation;
  • Negotiation and mediation of disputes;
  • Renewals, watching briefs, organising technical drawings and translations;
  • Monitoring competitor's IP;
  • Confidentiality agreements;
  • Licensing advice;
  • Strategic IP planning and portfolio management;
  • IP presentations to professional groups;
  • Due diligence reports; and
  • IP reports for capital raisings, including IPOs.

Trade Marks

Our services include:

  • Preparation of trade mark applications;
  • Searches of existing products and applications;
  • Filing and prosecuting applications, in Australia and internationally;
  • Infringement searches;
  • Investigating the validity of trade marks;
  • Filing and conducting oppositions;
  • Provision of technical support for licensing and litigation;
  • Negotiation and mediation of disputes;
  • Renewals, watching briefs;
  • Monitoring competitor's IP;
  • Confidentiality agreements;
  • Licensing advice;
  • Strategic IP planning and portfolio management;
  • IP presentations to professional groups;
  • Due diligence reports; and
  • IP reports for capital raisings, including IPOs.

Designs

Our services include:
  • Advice on whether a design is suitable for registration;
  • Searches of existing registered designs;
  • Filing and prosecution of a design application before the Australian Designs Office and designs offices of other countries;
  • Infringement searches;
  • Investigating the validity of registrations;
  • Filing and oppositions to registered designs;
  • Technical support for licensing and litigation;
  • Negotiating and settling registered design disputes;
  • Organising renewals, watch, technical drawing, translation and related services;
  • Enforcing design registration rights against an infringer.

 

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Fast Facts
  • Inventions must be kept confidential to be patentable.

  • Inventions must be capable of industrial application.

  • Granting a patent application can take several years.

  • A trade mark must be distinctive for your goods and services.

  • Registering your trade mark gives you the exclusive right to use your mark for the goods and/or services.

  • Design protection relates to the appearance of a product.

 
 

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