IMA Services: Protecting you from concept
As a single point of contact for all your patent issues, IMA
provides a turnkey approach to establishing your intellectual
property rights to defend one product, or multiple product lines.
The New Patent Filing Service is
ideal for a small company or sole inventor interested in identifying
a key patentable feature and establishing patent rights. Based
on IMA’s Patent Lifecycle Model,
this service guides you through the patent process and ensures
all deadlines, fees and processes are handled professionally.
The Invention Management Service
is appropriate for organizations that routinely develop new products
or product improvements and need a comprehensive strategy for
identifying and protecting patentable features. IMA will customize
an Invention Management Plan for
your company that will dovetail with your product development
cycles and your business objectives.
Working with product development teams, IMA principals help to
identify novel features, stimulate innovative thinking, establish
the ownership of each invention, and help focus resources in the
Throughout the extensive (3-18 months) patent filing process,
IMA uncovers information that will help you gain and maintain
a competitive advantage by understanding market trends, identifying
blocking patents in key technical areas, and establishing patent
rights that support the business model.
And of course, we ensure accurate and timely submissions to The
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and Foreign