The core skill of a patent attorney is patent drafting. One should never underestimate
the amount of skill that is required to craft a patent specification that defines
an invention in its broadest terms (i.e. that is most easily infringed), whilst just
avoiding the prior art (i.e. still being novel compared to what has gone before).
At Hutchinson IP, we therefore offer a patent drafting assistance service whereby,
for a fixed-
We will not, however, actually file the application for you, pay any fees, or become your “address for service”. As such, you would remain in control of, and fully responsible for, the application. However, if your idea takes off, or if you decide to proceed further, we could, for a discounted fee, formally take over representation for the application at a later date and assume responsibility for the case.
If you prefer to retain responsibility for your application, but need assistance from time to time, e.g. upon receipt of an Official Action from an Intellectual Property Office, then we also offer ad hoc consultancy services, details of which can be found here.
Patent drafting assistance...
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