Innovation is frequently the product of expensive investment and patents play a pivotal role in safeguarding your innovation and future returns on those investments.
The potential range of patentable innovations is vast and includes: mechanical devices; products and processes; pharmaceutical compositions and formulations;, computer hardware and software; biotechnology, electronics and information technology; and new methods of doing business.
Our expert patent team, which covers all major industry sectors and technology specialisations, strive to ensure that clients receive the maximum return on their research and development investment by obtaining the broadest possible scope of protection for their innovation.
Proactive and strategic use of patents can:
- safeguard your contracts;
- generate new revenue streams;
- attract investment capital;
- optimise share price;
- exclude competition; and
- create advantageous positioning in key markets.
Shelston IP patent expertise and services includes:
- filing and prosecuting patent (and design) applications;
- assignments and licensing;
- searching and watching;
- infringement and validity advice;
- portfolio management and renewals;
- due diligence;
- litigation and dispute resolution;
- commercialisation strategy and advice;
- renewals; and
- patent enforcement.
Patent expertise awards & recognition
‘One of the leading firms for patent prosecution’
“excellent strategic advice and adherence to budgets”
“A firm you only have to provide instructions once and
able to provide quality follow up”
‘The exhaustive patent offering at Shelston is favoured by rights holders of all stripes – it has cultivated more than 3,000 client relationships around the world.
Its expansion into Asia is proving hugely successful, as the statistics bear out: Shelston now processes more Chinese-originating patent applications than any other Australian firm. These achievements are fuelled by the firm’s technical acuity and comprehensive commercial outlook.’
Shelston IP patent experts
Many of our 30 patent professionals have PhDs or Masters degrees in technical and science disciplines. Shelston IP experts not only ‘speak your language’ but quickly get to grips with the unique and patentable elements of your innovation.