A "trade secret" is information, unknown to others, which is used in a business. It gives to a business a competitive advantage. Its can be any formula, pattern, device or compilation of information.
Trade secret protection differs significantly from patent protection and available for all types of ideas and information, as long as they are secret and provide a competitive advantage.
We focus our activity on drafting and prosecuting patents complying Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) procedure. We have filed over 300 patents in EU and worldwide. Our work is not limited to patents: we have filed over 600 trademarks, copyrights and industrial designs in EU, CIS countries and worldwide.
Our business is expanding, its growth has exceeded the national average, that shows our knowledge and client satisfaction. We work with enthusiasm and are always ready to work on the most complex cases.
Our specialty includes following areas:
- pharmaceutical chemistry;
- agricultural chemistry;
- therapeutic usages;
- nutraceutical, dietary and food products;
- organic chemistry and allied processes;
- chemistry of peptides, proteins and carbohydrates;
- macromolecular chemistry;
- industrial chemistry processes;
- additives for plastics, water treatment processes, detergents, paper and textile industries;
- inorganic chemistry;
- medical and non-medical devices;
- pesticides, herbicides and fungicides;
- nano-materials and so on.
Based on more than 15 years of IP law practice in Ukraine and CIS countries, we entered EU market as the group of companies, which deals with all IP law objects at the territory of Ukraine, Russia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Turkmenistan, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria.
Our company was established by chemists, chief examiners of the Chemistry and Medicine department of the Ukrainian Patent Office. That's why our scope of work covers inventions in chemistry, agricultural chemistry, medicine, cosmetics and food industries. In these fields, we can provide effective protection for our clients, and allow them to enter the market, paving the way for new products and technologies.
When determining object of invention and writing an application, we always look from the point of view of both sides: defense and attack. It is impossible to create effective protection without considering actions of attack. We work as doctors: we need to know all problems, features and wishes of our clients to find the most proper strategy and use all strengths of the invention.
We are registered before:
Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute (Ukrpatent)
Patent Office of Republic of Bulgaria (BPO)
European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
European Patent Office (EPO)