LCG provides the following services:
- Patent search and analysis of patentability
- Patent application drafting
- Patent search and analysis of non-infringement (freedom to operate)
- Patent search and evaluation of the state of the art
- Search and analysis of validity of patent
- Patent search for competitor's market evaluation
- Trade Mark search
- Trade Mark Application Drafting
All patent searches are conducted using patent databases from all industrial countries in the world as well as non-patent literature (e.g. articles or technical data), in addition, we are specifically capable of searching in Russian and Israeli as well as Chineese, Hong Kong and Taiwaneese patent and non-patent databases.
Our SPECIALITY is in the fact that the search provided includes the essential data of the patents found (including priority date, assignee and representative figures), full text copy of the most relevant patent and detailed analysis of the elements figuring in the independent claims of the patent (which provide the legal protection) or the description of the patent - according to the type of the search that is required and professional opinion. In addition, we can provide proffesional patent searches in Russian and Hebrew.
Levin Consulting Group (LCG) also proposes the following services:
- Provisional patent application drafting - Provisional patent is a good possibility for protecting an invention which is still in the process of development but the concept is already formed and you want to protect your invention and preserve the earliest priority date in a cost and time effective manner.
- Competitors market evaluation - this is a periodic search of new technologies of the potential competitors as part of any business CI (Competitive intelligence) strategy.
- File history retrieval - we can retrieve the file history of any patent or patent application in US that is of interest in order to analyze real scope of a patent or the patent prosecution process.
- IP portfolio management - manage the annuities of granted patents.
The pricing for every search or other service is variable according to specific client requirements. Even though we offer basic packaged searches, any service (and pricing) is discussed with the client and is customized to his needs.
All our services are performed under an NDA (non disclosure agreement).