Patent Searching

We offer a variety of search services to our clients, which are tailored to our client's particular needs. Whether the search is to make a determination regarding patentability, infringement, validity, freedom to operate, patent valuation, patent landscape, product development, etc. we are able to provide searches to accommodate most requirements.

Patent Drafting

Drawing on our collective experience, we provide patent drafting services to our clients, which take into consideration the peculiarities of Canadian and foreign patent prosecution, while at the same time providing effective protection for our client's inventions. Furthermore, our drafting may be tailored to a client’s particular patenting goals and budgets.

Patent Prosecution

We have extensive experience in the prosecution of patent applications before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and before foreign patent offices in conjunction with our trusted foreign agents.  Based on our practical experience we are able to provide creative and effective prosecution strategies to our clients.

Patent Portfolio Management

We have extensive experience in the management of our client's patent portfolios to provide effective strategies and options for the maintenance, expansion, or consolidation of their patents and/or patent applications. Our knowledge of foreign patent jurisdictions and our network of foreign agents allows us to provide effective solutions and opportunities to our client's.

Patentability Opinions

We have extensive experience in providing patentability opinions to our clients either based on the results of our patentability searching, the results provided by another searcher, or based on references provided to us by our clients.

Validity Opinions

We provide Canadian validity opinions for patents in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences, and chemistry areas. Furthermore, we are able to coordinate similar opinions in foreign jurisdictions.

Infringement Opinions

We provide Canadian infringement opinions for products/patents in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences, and chemistry areas.  Furthermore, we are able to coordinate similar opinions in foreign jurisdictions.

Industrial Designs / Design Patents

The Carbon Patent Group now also provides Industrial Design application filing and prosecution services.  For estimates or further information please contact Graeme Charlton.