Objective: ​To support partners with the writing, filling and legal follow-up of patents.

Service:
​The patenting process is a critical point for the exploitation of research projects. The appointed Expert analyses needed patenting issues, like:
  • introduction on protection strategies;
  • assistance to research project in managing prior art search;
  • assistance in the FTO analysis;
  • assistance with writing and filing a patent;
  • assistance with the legal follow-up of applications;
  • valorization issues.

Outcomes: ​A report, structured according to what is requested, with recommendations on IP issues.

Mode of Work: ​Expert works with the project on a remote base.

Timing:

Better if requested in the second half of the project life or at the end of project life, when KER are identified and characterised.