PatentManiac Consulting provides cost-effective and quality solutions in a timely manner to Attorneys, Law/IP Firms, Corporations, Legal Departments and In-house counsels across the golbe.
Our patent services result in achieving more productivity, flexibility, and efficiency. We strive to be a ‘one-stop’ solution provider to our clients for their IP needs by providing critical support during each stage of the IP lifecycle - from generating and protecting IP to commercializing IP. Our Six Sigma process methodology is embedded in our workflow, which optimize client workflows and maximize efficiency. Our solutions approach has been carefully crafted to take advantage of our unique combination of strategic insight, deep industry expertise and technology.
Our team is empowered by highly experienced individuals from the Technology, Management and Legal fraternities. They bring with them years of rich and diverse experience and have also worked on several emerging technology fields. This diverse and versatile experience of our team helps us in understanding the client requirements better.
Our team includes doctorates, post-graduates, graduates and lawyers from numerous engineering and technical domains, with considerable industry experience and academic training from the country's top universities. They bring focus, experience, intelligence, and dedication to their work and have a knack for communicating complex concepts to nontechnical people and experts alike.
Our values are fundamental to our success and impact every aspect of our organization. We are on oath to adhere to a set of values upon which the foundation of PatentaManiac Consulting is based. They are ideas and beliefs, which are of utmost importance to us. Some of them being :
Quality - Customer satisfaction grows with maintained quality. We serve better quality which in turn provides better value to our customers and, consequently, helps them achieve their goals. This differentiating factor helps us standout in this increasingly competitive business environment.
Trust - Mutual respect, information exchange, encouraging new ideas and respecting diverse opinions are the values that define trust. However, the foundation stone of trust is “confidence”. Trust is our core value that compels us to stick to highest confidentiality standards.
Teamwork - Positive team environment and collaborative efforts are driving factors for a team. The ability of a team to set up a common goal and achieve it through individual commitment is the sign of that team’s success. We strongly believe in teamwork, thus ensuring employee satisfaction.
We aim at providing excellent services to those who think and try to make innovation an integral part of their professions. We are fervent supporters of Intellectual Property Rights of an individual or an organization, and are in constant endeavor to provide services to people with unimaginable motivation at a price below expectation. Specifically, our vision is :
• To provide cost-effective and quality end-to-end intellectual property services in a timely manner to the Law Firms, In-house counsels, Universities and Inventors across the globe.
• To ensure a better delivery through collaborations with people and businesses at each stage of a patent’s lifecycle from conceptualization, protection to commercialization.
• To serve leading-edge companies delivering superior value with the highest quality and confidentiality standards.
• To strive to attract the best talent around the world and to create an exciting and caring environment full of growth opportunities.
Office Suite - 504, Floor No. 5, Westend Mall Office Complex, Janak Puri, New Delhi - 110058 India
Phone No - +91-11-47540789
U.S. Sales office :
Worcester Road, Framingham, MA, USA
Europe Sales Office :
29 High Holborn, London WC2V 7BX
London, United Kingdom
Asia Sales Office :
70, Tower -1, Street No. 24
Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue, Beijing
In this model, the client engages us for a predetermined number of hours every month. Based on the number of hours, we would be offering patent services at a discounted hourly rate. As opposed to the dedicated team model, in which a dedicated team has to be picked, in this model, the client has the flexibility of utilizing our team members with diverse technical background. This model is suitable for clients for whom it is difficult to predetermine the technology domain of the projects that would be outsourced.
Best suited for sporadic workload and short duration projects, our on-demand engagement model offers a one-time project specific proposal for the client’s approval. The proposal lists the methodology, proposed timelines and costs for the project. Therefore, no fixed commitment is required from the client. The projects are executed by professionals best-suited for work, based on their technical expertise and work experience. The professionals, once staffed, work exclusively for the client during the course of the project, thus ensuring a smooth communication and seamless delivery of work product(s).
Often, some of our clients aim at developing an in-house team of professionals to operate in the long run. In such cases, we offer a Full-time engagement model, wherein we recruit professionals according to your requirements, and provide them a complete training and infrastructure support at our offices. Once the team is ready to work on live projects, we operate it till a steady state operating condition is reached in which the team is aligned with the client’s business requirements, and gradually hand over the control of the team to the client. While the initial time investment and training is done by us, such teams have proved to work extremely efficiently with larger organizations – this comes with our experience of managing and handling teams of IP professionals successfully from their inception.
Novelty Search, also referred to as a Patentability Search, is done before filing a patent application in the patent office so as to check whether features of the inventive step have already been disclosed before in one or more published documents (Patent or Non-patent Literature or both).
Our patentability patent searches cover US, WIPO, EPO, Japan, Korea, China, Canada, and hundreds of other foreign jurisdictions. We also thoroughly search Non-Patent Literature, including related electronically available journals, websites, technical literature, manuals, books, articles, and blogs.
Chemical structure search is performed to explore a database with the help of chemical structures and formulas. Chemical searching is made more efficient with the help of relevant synonyms of the chemical structure we are going to search for. Our chemistry team consists of well versed experts in genetics, biotechnogy and organic chemistry.
We provide effective search strategy used in patent database to dig out each and every relevant prior art reference. We have a dedicated team of chemical technology which includes experts in specialized chemistry areas.
PatentManiac assists in crystallizing your idea from initial conceptions. Through multiple sesssion with the inventor, our team of experts understand all elements of an invention. As a part of Invention development we provide the inventor with the prior art existing in the domain and helps him/her in further refining the invention. We provide complete end-to-end support from fructification of an idea to prior art search to patent drafting.
Accelerated examination support is performed to make a patent grant in a short span of time. The PTO has established a procedure
to advance the processing of the patent application. The applicant has to provide all the requisite documents to avail this
procedure, as per mentioned on the website of PTO. One of the major requirements for admissibility of patent application in this
procedure is Pre-Examination Search Document. It is important to perform a comprehensive Prior Art Search among various available
patent databases, and non-patent literatures. The applicant has to submit the Accelerated Examination Support Document (AESD) and
Information Disclosure Statement.
PatentManiac has significant experience in performing searches and reporting the results in support of an Accelerated Exam.
PatentManiac offers its clients with international patent research service across any part of the world. We have subscription to numerous foreign patent research databases. This provides clients with an idea about the regions across which the invention can be commercialized or licensed accordingly.
PatentManiac offer design search on a world wide. Our team of experts search for registered designs on Worlwide basis and across various databases including Hague Express, RCD Online, and on Websites of individual patent office(s) around the World. The search also includes Locarno Classification based search.
PatentManiac's State of the art searches reveals patents and technologies in a particular field and can provide a basis for making critical business decisions. This information may be useful if a company is considering entry into a particular new product line or technology area. These results can also be used as a navigation framework for product and process design. The search reveals published papers, studies, and non-patent literature in a technology area, as well as patents and published patent applications around the world.
PatentManiac offers prior art search in native languages. Our team of native language prior art searchers comprises of technical experts proficient in the native languages like Japanese, Korean and Chinese. In past projects, our team has uncovered valuable prior art missed by many search firm because of this unique search capability.
PatentManiac provide expert defensive publication drafting services at extremely competitive cost. Our team of experts work with the inventor or the product development team and provides a broad defensive disclosure to act as a prior art.
PatentManiac has substantial amount of experience in patent drafting. We understand, analyze, interpret and draft patent applications to perfection. We have a strong team of patent agents and technologist, who work in systematic internal processes to understand your invention and deliver quality patent drafts. Our patent drafting team can expertly draft patents in various domains of science and technology.
PatentManiac has extensive experience in assisting various law firms and corporations around the globe and in preparing complete response to rejections/objections raised by the local patent offices. The quality of every OAR is maintained by an internal three level quality check – review of technical inputs by a technology expert, legal review by a patent agent, and bibliographic data/ formatting by peers. PatentManiac is committed to provide accurate technical inputs in a time bound fashion with an appreciable cost advantage.
PatentManiac provides Appeal Briefs on behalf of an applicant of a patent, whose application has been subjected to rejections from patent office. Our team of experts utilize their in-depth understanding of patent laws and PTO procedure to draft and file patent appeals. Our services include drafting and filling appeals for nearly all IP related litigations, for both pre and post grant reviews. With years of IP experience, we support our clients with high quality and trusted legal services.
PatentManiac provides validity & Invalidity Search help in confirming a patent's enforceability or invalidate it. Our team of experts conduct a thorough patent and non-patent literature search to identify the prior art literatures that might invalidate the patent under study. Potential prior arts along with the bibliographic details are included in the report. The report further includes mapping of the relevant text of the identified prior art literature. Further, antecedent and enablement issues, non-compliance to duty of disclosure etc. are also analysed to make the report more concrete. Further, we carefully scope the search to focus on the most relevant sources and fit a predetermined budget.
PatentManiac provides patent infringement analysis to determine whether a proposed product or invention infringes any in-force patent claims. This helps in making a strategic business decision such as commissioning a Patent Invalidity Search on the patent in question for filing invalidity contention, to initiate design-around activities, or to consider licensing the technology at issue.
Because this search is directed at infringement, only the claims of in-force patents are relevant, Thus, searching for expired patents or non-patent literature is unnecessary.
Prior to conducting the search, we will work with you to establish the elements of the product that should be considered for the Infringement Search. We will identify relevant patents and corresponding claims that appear to infringe upon our client’s invention and could indicate opportunities for licensing negotiations. Alternatively, you can provide us with a hypothetical claim. We analyze the claims of all unexpired (in-force) patents within the subject area so that you may counsel your client on infringement avoidance of unexpired (in-force) patents.
PatentManiac’s Freedom to Operate/Clearance Search identifies third party enforceable patents and patent publications which helps our clients in assessing the risk of potential infringement in a particular jurisdiction. Product specification/Invention Disclosure is compared with the claim language of the patents. Legal status of the enforced patents and patent publications is also provided with this report.
PatentManiac provides Patent-Product Map cross-references patents to companies and related products that are likely to use the invention.
Whether you are involved in Patent Licensing, Patent Litigation, or are looking to acquire or sell patents, a key factor in the decision making process is to know which companies may have products infringing your patented technology. PatentManiac offers Patent Product Maps as a tool to help make these decisions.
The Patent Product Map cross-references patents to companies and related products that are likely to use the invention. By combining this information with market revenue and market share information, decisions on licensing targets, patent divestiture or acquisition, valuation, or Merger and Acquisition activities the right decision may be made.
PatentManiac has extensive experience in creating Evidence of Use and claim charts. The charts can be customized as per your requirements. When a custom work is required, we often apply multiple analysis techniques in order to generate high quality claim charts. Wherever possible, we apply existing analysis and knowledge prior to performing any custom work
• Our claim charts can be court ready or in a draft form for your use
• Our claim charts are mix of publically available evidences with reverse engineering wherever required
• We provide our detailed comments with every evidence and give special attention to leap of faiths in the charts
PatentManiac undertakes claim charting projects from almost every technology discipline. Depending on client requirements and business objectives, claim charts are combined with other analysis such as: validity/invalidity, infringement, licensing support services or due diligence. Detailed element wise mapping of infringed claim is provided to justify the infringement or invalidity of the intellectual property.
PatentManiac offer design invalidity search for a specific design patent to be invalidated, across U.S., European & rest of the world. Our team of experts search for registered designs on Worlwide basis and across various databases including Hague Express, RCD Online, and on Websites of individual patent office(s) around the World. The search also includes Locarno Classification based search.
PatentManiac offer design infringement analysis for a specific design by checking infringing designs on the specific design. Our team of experts search for registered designs on Worlwide basis and across various databases including Hague Express, RCD Online, and on Websites of individual patent office(s) around the World. The search also includes Locarno Classification based search.
Use of the inter partes/ Exparte Re-Examination in an attempt to invalidate the asserted patent can lead to a stay of the patent
litigation, which may offer strategic and cost advantages. Numerous factors impact the likelihood of success in a re-examination
or a litigation, most important being the strength of the strength of the prior art.
In recent years, re-examination is increasingly used as an avenue to invalidate a patent in light of prior art not known or appreciated at the time of examination. PatentManiac can provide the best art for petitioning for re-examination, as well as charting the prior art to claims, to clearly elucidate how the prior art invalidates. Our experts have drafted Re-examination petitions for our clients which have been accepted by PTO.
PatentManiac provides technical support and guidance in a potential litigation including expert witnessing and assistance in developing patenting strategy for its client in order to sue a potential infringing company.
PatentManiac provides clients with patent landscape studies to frame key decisions related for a new product development, R&D planning and strategic investment for the growth of organization. This is executed by researching comprehensively through the patent databases, journals, and publications so as to give an accurate and effective landscape of a specific technology. The research provides both the white spaces and high density areas of research and patents in a particular technology domain. Landscape study results are presented to clients in an interactive database with a user-friendly search interface. This helps our clients target their current research and align their future research endeavors.
PatentManiac provides clients with patent competitive intelligence to evaluate what is necessary for right action, without incurring any liability toward willful infringement. We assist client in making legal and systematic collection and analysis of information about the strengths, weaknesses, and future intentions of competitors. Competitive intelligence professionals routinely use a wide variety of tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and act on CIaims.
At times, you need to bridge the gap in a specific field of invention by identifying the possibilites of new invention in the field. You need support of experts who have good analytical and technical skills. Here PatentManiac comes into picture which has the expertise in generating Whitespace which help you in idenfying the area where an invention can be generated. PatentManiac's Whitespace analysis reports help you in gaining competitive advantages in the market and support in your research and development (R&D) efforts.
PatentManiac has experience of successfully supporting a number of clients with technical rebuttals in licensing and litigation situations. Moreover, PatentManiac fully supports clients with counter rebuttals in the case where infringement analysis has been provided and is being challenged. These rebuttals are typically handled by one of the following methods;
Challenging the validity of the patent;
Challenging the validity of the claims construction;
Challenging the technical accuracy of the patent read. PatentMainac's technical and patent expertise and experience provide a strong member of the team to perform technical rebuttals.
PatentManiac prvides Patent Ranking/Evaluation/Monetization service to evaluate the patents on the basis of quantitative and qualitative parameters. Quantitative parameters include citations of a patent (forward, backward & Non-patents), no of claims (independent, dependent), no of inventors, no of assignees, remaining useful life etc. Similarly, qualitative parameters like Market value, Inventive value, Economic value, Technology Cycle Time, International scope, technology scope etc.
PatentManiac offers customized Patent Portfolio Analysis services for companies. As a part of patent portfolio analysis, patents are analyzed to develop valuable insight helping in assessment of R&D scenario and prospects of commercialization. It also helps in fully exploiting your company’s patent assets by identifying new licensing opportunities and mitigating litigation risk.
PatentManiac has in-depth technical skills, knowledge of market space and understanding of various parameters associated with patents which helps in mining the patents as per your requirements. PatentManiac has created proprietary processes with the help of its experience of mining through more than 100000 patents in various domains. You might require our mining services in the following situations:
• If you plan to monetize your patent portfolio;
• If you plan to divest in your non-performing patent assets;
• If you plan to invest in good patents assets of specific technology;
• If you plan to invest in patents of specific company etc.
Our team will visit and learn of the products/processes, identify and review in-house IP , identify the protection level of IP, evaluate and assess existing IP agreements with third-parties, review existing systems and processes for protecting IP, and provide our evaluation on how your intellectual property can be further exploited or protected in your business.
PatentManiac provides high quality patent drawing services with competence, precision and turn around time. We prepare numerous
drawings using various paid & unpaid software's (such as CAD, CORAL Draw, VISIO, Adobe Illustrator) without compromising quality.
We have a dedicated team of professionals working around the client's deadlines.
We prepare formal patent drawings based on the rough sketches/ flowcharts/ photographs etc., provided by the client. These drawings comply with standards across various patent offices/treaties around the world.
PatentManiac provides high quality design drawing services with competence, precision and turn around time. We prepare numerous drawings using various paid & unpaid software's (such as CAD, CORAL Draw, VISIO, Adobe Illustrator) without compromising quality. We prepare design drawings based on the rough sketches/ flowcharts/ photographs etc., provided by the client.
PatentManiac assist clients in filing Information Disclosure Statement (IDS) in various patent offices across the world by uploading the references on docketing software & assisting clients in searching any citations possible on the web. This helps client in submitting relevant background art or information to the concerned patent office during the patent prosecution process.
PatentManiac also helps clients in filing Application Data Sheet (ADS) as a part of the patent application. Patent details (Bibliographic details) may change any time during or after the prosecution of a patent/patent application. These details need to be updated with the patent offices where the application was filed or patent granted, to enforce rights against potential infringers.
PatentManiac provides high quality Trademark design with competence, precision and turn around time. We prepare numerous drawings using various paid & unpaid software's (such as CAD, CORAL Draw, VISIO, Adobe Illustrator) without compromising quality. We prepare formal drawings based on the rough sketches/ flowcharts/ photographs etc., provided by the client.
PatentManiac provides patent file wrapper reviews and histories. Specifically, we can return searchable PDF’s which can be provided to you through email or for bulk orders by a secure FTP. The team can deliver the file wrapper within 48 hours afer ordering.
PatentManiac provides experienced IP professionals to make the management of your patents both easier and more efficient. We provide customized docketing services to fit your needs and can maintain your docket data on your computer or our systems. We have experience of working on various docketing platforms. We offer weekly or monthly services depending on your needs. By outsourcing the management of your IP docketing records, you can free your IP resource and can utilize your resources more productively.
PatentManiac provides patent translation options at competitive prices along with a short turnaround time. Our patent translation experts provide precise and accurate translations of patents and IP documents. This includes translation of German, French, Japanese, Korean and Chinese Patents and other technical documents into English and translation of English documents into other native languages. We specialize in full patent translation, as well as translations of abstracts, tables of contents, paragraphs, claims.
We can provide competitive pricing for the translation of:
Patent applications for filings in foreign patent office Prior art materials, including published patents, scientific and technical articles etc.
PatentManiac provides IP transcription services with high quality transcripts in English language. Our clients can trust us for 100% accuracy no matter how ambiguous or unclear a voice file is.
PatentManiac's proofreading service includes meticulously finding errors in the patent. We have multi-step quality control and
quality assurance processes, methodologies and deep industry experience. We do run automated checks along with a proper manual
analysis as per the checklist. Moreover, we identify and report all errors to you and take future steps as per your instruction.
Our team can access the copy of issued patent and the file history documents from the PTO public or private PAIR. Our proofreading process takes into account all office actions, amendments and other changes made to the application post filing.