Result

Considering technology, law, and business, IPIX is providing high quality IP services. IPIX secure IP which maximizes R&D results of client and design secured IP practically applicable. Result of IPIX aim to protect business area of client and to maximize value of IP.

Professionalism

Practices of IPIX are performed by patent attorneys having various IP experiences. Patent attorneys of IPIX have the best professionalism in protecting IP and making IP practically applicable, and are deeply aware of the latest domestic/foreign IP strategy, practice, and precedent.

Trust

One of the most important Philosophy of IPIX is that trust from client should be cherished. IPIX have always taken the stance of ‘client first’ and ‘trust is the base of every business’. IPIX keep it in mind that maintaining high quality while concurrently reducing client’s fee are needed for trust.

Loyalty

IPIX do IPIX’s best on IPIX’s current client. Once work is requested, IPIX keep it in mind that our work may have a great effect on actual business of client. IPIX handle requested work from client with consistent attitude from beginning to end. This is the Loyalty IPIX has defined.

Our Practices

Practices of IPIX are performed by patent attorneys
having various IP experiences, such as IP management,
counsel, application, litigation, consultation, and
monetization for both of domestic and foreign corporations.
Patent attorneys of IPIX have the best professionalism
in protecting IP and making IP practically applicable,
and are deeply aware of profound knowledge about the
latest domestic/foreign IP strategy, practice, and precedent.

  • Patent annuity cost reduction consultation

    Considering business/competent/patent of relevant field, we analyze patent portfolio of client. Then, we extract unnecessary claims and cease those claims in next annuity payment. By means of this consultation, we averagely reduce 40% of annuity cost, while minimizing risk of claim reduction.

  • Analyzing competitor’s patent

    First we grasp main competitor, and analyze published patent information of competitors, thereby understanding patent portfolio as well as patent strategy of them. Then, we additionally establish patent database of relevant field. Through this service, monitoring competitor’s patent, grasping recent technology, and preventing patent conflict can be provided.

  • Analyzing patent in relevant field

    According to client’s needs, we analyze patent in relevant field in order to enter into new market, develop new products, and design around other patents. Through this service, the latest technology information can be provided, and overlapping investment/patent conflict also can be prevented.

  • Introducing patent deriving/management system to corporation

    In order to derive and manage patent from R&D result, this service is focused on newly introducing patent deriving/management system to corporation or improving such system more efficiently. Through this service, overall patent-related procedures from idea brainstorming to application, evaluation, and management can be quickly enhanced up to global corporation’s level without trial and error which might hazard corporation’s valuable technological asset.

  • Licensing consultation and drafting contract document

    Based on profitable product portfolio of client, we evaluate patents and recommend patents which have the highest licensing potential. Moreover, we investigate average licensing fee and patent infringement litigation compensation in relevant field and protect our client’s license profit based on such investigation. Through this service, our client can minimize loss and monetize their patent and technology by the most professional way.

  • Freedom-To-Operation search

    From R&D phase, we perform worldwide patent search, analyze relevant patent’s scope, and study patent infringement possibility in order to prevent patent infringement issue. Moreover, through extended patent search, minimizing possibility of patent infringement in the future as well as economic loss can be accomplished. Through this service, patent infringement issue can be clearly prevented and stable product design can be derived.

  • Design around

    Based on Freedom-To-Operation search result, this service is to design around patent which may bring patent infringement issue, while concurrently maintaining competitiveness of product. Through this service, reducing future risk which may be related to degradation of corporation image, litigation or compensation as well as minimizing loss of quality of product can be secured.

  • Strong patent derivation consultation

    First, we review change of market and product thereof and analyze patent trend and patent litigation cases in relevant field. Then, based on review result, we establish how to find technology which may be converted to strong patent and how to draft strong patent. This service can finally provide our client with strong patent based on above analysis.

  • Standard-essential patent consultation

    Until recently, thousands of companies had agreed to license their standards-essential patents on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms in the course of participating in standard-setting organizations, even though they were uncertain as to how or whether those commitments could be enforced or interpreted. Considering the above delicate situation, we mine a technology which is related to standard, carefully draft standard-essential patent, and make the best use of it.

  • Technology transfer and M&A consultation

    With cooperation with collaborating accounting firms, we hold the best technology transfer strategy and M&A strategy. Based on our knowledge, experience, and know-how, we can perform the most professional technology transfer contract and M&A consultation in which patent is involved.

  • Analyzing competitor’s patent

    Before prosecution procedure, we grasp main competitor, and analyze published patent information of competitors, thereby understanding patent portfolio as well as patent strategy of them. Then, we additionally establish patent database of relevant field. Through analysis of competitor’s patent experience and result, our client can quickly improve quality of newly drafted patent application without trial and error, and raise its grant rate.

  • Analyzing patent in relevant field

    Before prosecution procedure, we analyze patent in relevant field in order to establishing the most efficient claim draft method and figure out examination trend in relevant field. Through this analysis, our client can quickly improve quality of newly drafted patent applications without trial and error, and raise its grant rate.

  • Introducing patent deriving/management system to corporation

    In order to derive and manage patent from R&D result of corporation, this service is focused on newly introducing patent deriving/management system to corporation or improving such system more efficiently. Through this service, overall patent-related procedures from idea brainstorming to application can be quickly enhanced up to global corporation’s level without trial and error.

  • Strong patent derivation consultation

    First, we review change of market and product thereof and analyze patent trend and patent litigation cases in relevant field. Then, based on review result, we establish how to find technology which may be converted to strong patent and how to draft strong patent. This service can finally provide our client with strong patent based on above analysis.

  • Korean patent prosecution

    We are specialized in filing patent applications from foreign corporation. We have the best translation quality and have many experiences of handling Office Action for patent applications from foreign corporation. We clearly know KIPO’s policy for Korean patent applications from foreign corporation. Moreover, considering local practice, current examination trend, and scope of right, our comment on OA is provided, which is the most clear and effective.

  • Responding to Office Action

    We have many experiences of handling Office Action for patent applications from foreign corporation. We clearly know KIPO(Korean Intellectual Property Office)’s internal policy for Korean patent applications from foreign corporation. Considering KIPO’s internal policy, local practice, current examination trend, and scope of right, our finest comment on OA is provided, which is the most clear and effective. We actively use MPEP and the precedent of patent court in order to overcome Office Action.

  • Appeal and trial to IPT, Patent Court, and Supreme Court

    특After KIPO (Korean Intellectual Property Office) finally reject patent application, applicant can file an appeal to IPT (Intellectual Property Tribunal) and then, Patent Court/Supreme court. The Point of views of IPT and Patent Court are delicately different from point of view of the KIPO. We accumulate profound experiences for appeal and trial cases and we clearly understand point of views of IPT, Patent Court, and Supreme Court, which results in our high success rate.

  • Foreign patent prosecution

    With cooperation with our collaborating foreign law firms, we can file patent applications in foreign countries. We have the best translation quality and have many experiences of handling Office Action for patent applications in foreign countries. All of our patent attorneys have proficient foreign language ability such as English, Japanese, and Chinese and are able to control quality of translated specification and to communicate with collaborating foreign law firms.

  • Responding to Office Action in foreign countries

    We have many experiences of handling Office Action for patent applications in foreign countries. We clearly know local patent acts in foreign countries. Considering local law, local practice, current examination trend, and scope of right, our finest comment on OA is provided to client, which is the most clear and effective.

  • Foreign patent management

    Considering business/competent/patent of relevant field, we analyze patent portfolio of client. Then, we extract unnecessary patents and cease those patents in next annuity payment. Moreover, we investigate product as well as country where patent portfolio is not sufficiently secured and we provide client with our consultation result in order to secure our client’s right with the most cost-effective way.

  • US patent specification drafting and revision

    From domestic application filing phase, considering US practice, current trend, and important precedent relevant with drafting strong patent, we can provide client with US patent specification or revise written US patent specification into stronger form. Through this service, cost occurred by unnecessary Office Action can be largely reduced and secure claims having broad ranges.

  • Domestic/Foreign annuity management

    Considering business/competent/patent of relevant field, we analyze patent portfolio of client both in domestic and foreign. Then, we extract unnecessary claims and cease those claims in next annuity payment. By means of this consultation, we averagely reduce 40% of annuity cost, while minimize risk of claim reduction.

  • Freedom-To-Operation search

    From R&D phase, we perform worldwide patent search, analyze relevant patent’s scope, and study patent infringement possibility in order to prevent patent infringement issue. Moreover, through extended patent search, minimizing possibility of patent infringement in the future as well as economic loss can be accomplished. Through this service, patent infringement issue can be clearly prevented and stable product design can be derived.

  • Design around

    Based on Freedom-To-Operation search result or targeted patent, this service is to design around patent which may bring patent infringement issue, while concurrently maintaining competitiveness of product. Through this service, reducing future risk which may be related to degradation of corporation image, litigation or compensation as well as minimizing loss of quality of product can be secured.

  • Licensing consultation and drafting contract document

    Based on profitable product portfolio of client, we evaluate patents and recommend patents which have the highest licensing potential. Moreover, we investigate average licensing fee and patent infringement litigation compensation in relevant field and protect our client’s license profit based on such investigation. Through this service, our client can minimize loss and monetize their patent and technology by the most professional way.

  • Providing opinion in patent infringement

    This service is to review whether our product is legally infringing targeted patent or whether competitor is infringing our patent. Considering related patent law, recent court’s decision, and file history, we review whether patent infringement actually occurs or not. Through this service, client can prevent harmful patent infringement and actively cope with opponent who asserts patent infringement occurs or who has a possibility of infringing our patent.
  • Sending warning letter or responding to warning letter

    We have various experiences related to patent infringement warning letter. Warning letter can be used to settle patent confliction without patent infringement litigation at the lowest cost. In order to secure our client’s right, we accumulate unwritten know-how related to how to draft a warning letter and how to draft a response to received warning letter as well as to communicate with opponent.
  • Patent infringement litigation

    Though reasonable communication was done, some cases are not settled. In order to finalize patent conflict or actively put a pressure against opponent, patent litigation can be filed to Korean court. In order to secure favorable result to our client and maximize compensation, we accumulate unwritten know-how related to patent litigation, and we have profoundly studied recent patent litigation cases. On the other hand, if our client was accused for patent infringement, we can bring favorable result from the court, based on our experience at the lowest cost.
  • Patent invalidity search

    Once a warning letter is received or accused for patent infringement, the most effective way to solve this situation is to invalidate targeted patent. We are deeply aware of standard of judgment of IPT (Intellectual Property Tribunal), Patent court, and Supreme court with respect to invalidation appeal and trial. Based on our experience, knowhow, and foreign language ability, we can search the most powerful prior art all over the world and that is why our success rate for invalidation appeal and trial is irregularly high.
  • Invalidation appeal and trial

    Based on result of patent invalidity search, first we file an appeal to IPT (Intellectual Property Tribunal). We are deeply aware of standard of judgment of IPT (Intellectual Property Tribunal), Patent court, and Supreme court with respect to invalidation trial. Considering their point of view, we draft preparation document and perform oral hearing, which will bring favorable decision to our client.
  • Scope of right confirmation appeal and appeal

    Whether patent infringement occurs or not can be preliminarily determined by IPT, Patent court, and Supreme court. We are deeply aware of standard of judgment of IPT (Intellectual Property Tribunal) with respect to invalidation Scope of right confirmation appeal and trial, which will bring favorable decision to our client.
  • Licensing fee negotiation

    We have established database of actual patent licensing fee in various fields as well as knowhow to negotiate with opponent to deduce reasonable licensing fee. Based on such database and knowhow, we can maximize our client’s profit and minimize our client cost.
  • Licensing consultation and drafting contract document

    Based on profitable product portfolio of client, we evaluate patents and recommend patents which have the highest licensing potential. Moreover, we investigate average licensing fee and patent infringement litigation compensation in relevant field and protect our client’s license profit based on such investigation. Through this service, our client can minimize loss and monetize their patent and technology by the most professional way.
  • Technology transfer and M&A consultation

    With cooperation with collaborating accounting firms, we hold the best technology transfer strategy and M&A strategy. Based on our knowledge, experience, and know-how, we can perform the most professional technology transfer contract and M&A consultation in which patent is involved.
  • Licensing fee negotiation

    We have established database of actual patent licensing fee with respect to various fields as well as knowhow to negotiate with opponent to deduce reasonable licensing fee. Based on such data and knowhow, we can maximize our client’s profit and minimize our client cost.
  • Infringing product search

    After reviewing scope of patent or patent portfolio from various angles, we search product in market in order to find out infringing product. Through this service, harmful patent infringement can be prevented, reasonable compensation can be brought, and powerful evidence for patent infringement can be secured.
  • Trademark prosecution

    We are specialized in filing trademark applications from foreign corporation. We have many experiences of choosing adequate product and service, and handling Office Action for applications from foreign corporation. We clearly know KIPO’s policy for Korean trademark applications from foreign corporation. Moreover, considering local practice, current examination trend, and scope of right, our comment on OA is provided, which is the most clear and effective.
  • introduce invention system in connection with the duties to corporation

    This service is to introduce invention system in connection with the duties to corporation based on recently revised related Korean act and corporation’s internal situation. Through this service, corporation can prevent conflict between corporation and inventor as well as inspire inventorship of employees.
We are keeping our eye on Korean government or government IP branch’s policy, project, and support. We are keeping trustful relationship with them. Due to our consistent effort, we can notify our client with valuable information and let our client utilize it.

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