Response To Office Action
Patent applicants should give a timely response to the restriction requirements, non-final office actions and final office actions received from the patent offices for the prosecution of the patent application to continue. Other official letters such as notice to file missing parts, notice to file corrected application papers, notice of allowance etc.
Prometheus offers proofreading services for patent applications and issued patents as well. We take due care in proofreading the claims, wherein we check for claim dependency, antecedent basis of claimed elements etc. We also take care in checking other formality requirements of the patent office and ensure that all the reference numbers of the diagrams are correctly incorporated in the specification.
IP Recordal and Data Verification
Transfer in the ownership of IP assets that occur during business transactions such as acquisition, merger etc. need to be recorded in national and foreign patent offices from which patent(s) are obtained. In the same way a change in address, change in address for service etc. also needs to be recorded in different patent offices.
Remote Docketing Services
For acquiring and for maintaining IP rights, it is imperative that the requirements on deadlines are met diligently. Assigning docketing services to experienced professionals is cost-effective for business entities who have large IP portfolios but limited resource personnel.
File History Analysis
File history of an IP asset refers to the legal record of communications between the patent office and the applicant/representative that had occurred during the prosecution of the application prior to issuance or rejection of the IP right. It contains statements made by the applicant and record of interviews between the applicant and the patent office.