When Patent is Necessary
The registration system of IP (Intellectual Property) was introduced for the purpose of preventing and protecting originally created technologies, design or trademarks from being used by others.
In other words, technologies are followed by patent that needs to protect technologies.
Nonetheless, in the real world, many small and middle-sized companies require technology patent just because ‘they NEED patent,’ rather than for the purpose of protecting technologies.
Patent is necessary for the purpose of business itself: making loans and luring investments, markets, etc.
However, it can hardly be understood which technology that a company holds is worthwhile to be protected by patent.
Then, we can give a helping hand.
We receive the requests: <’Intellectual property rights such as patent is strategically necessary for business’> more than you expect.
Then, we make a direct visit to the sites.
By visiting manufacturing plants or offices, we look into the ongoing or upcoming projects, products, services, production methods, processes and prototypes.
Strategies for Patent Portfolio
Among the things, we extract ‘things deserving to be patented,’ and ‘things protected by patent as design or trademarks.’
Then, we present the largest number of things that can be patented, and prepare patent portfolio, according to the number of intellectual property rights that the compmany wants.
‘Strategically’ it is recommended to protect three or four of them by patent.
In the case of design and trademarks, it is good to minimize them by two or three but it depends on the case.
The only method for securing a company’s technologies can be pursued by patent.
Design or trademark registration prove a great deal of interest in and concern about managing intellectual property rights of the company.
Based on it, attracting investments, making loans and requesting government supports are available.
Is patent for the purpose of business necessary?
Do you want to strategically protect a company’s technologies, and to defend other counterparts from advancing to markets, by exercising design or trademark rights?
Nevertheless, is it hard to decide which technology is an object of patent?
Then, contact Sarang IP Law Firm, please, and we’ll stand up and help you, at once.