Patents protect the stuff of progress, whether little or
great, simple improvement or pioneering technology; the ingenuity that powers humankind's quest for
fuller and better lives. For a client who has already made the decision to prepare and file a
patent application in its originating country, filing a corresponding patent application in Canada
offers a tremendous value for a small incremental cost.
know-how and confidential information constitute potentially very important tools for business
Let us assist you in acquiring
patent protection and protecting your trade secrets and, if necessary, enforcing your rights under
patents. Your enquiries are welcome. Our services include:
advising as to the
patentability of inventions, arranging the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, both
in Canada through the patent agency firm of Perry+Currier Inc. and in
other countries through our foreign associates.
counselling on questions of
validity and infringement of patents and appropriate enforcement of patents by litigation.
counselling in respect of
the protection of trade secrets and the implementation of procedures and systems to protect trade
secrets from disclosure and to avoid claims of misappropriation by others.
We counsel both employers
and employees on their respective rights in and to intellectual property and related