Patents protect inventions and can be awarded for an inventive and useful “art, process, machine, manufacture or composition of matter”. A patent grants the patentee the exclusive right to make, use, or sell the patented invention in the country where the patent is granted. Our team has the knowledge and technical expertise to help our clients increase the value of their business and market share by securing patent rights and protecting their innovation. We work closely with clients of all sizes in a wide variety of technical fields including oil and gas, electrical and computer technologies, medical devices, chemical and biological technologies, and more. Our lawyers and agents can help your company strategically develop and leverage a patent portfolio that fits your needs and budget. We assist our clients through the entire patent process, including performing initial patentability assessments, preparing and filing patent applications, and responding to issues raised by the Patent Office. Our litigation experts help patentees enforce their patent rights against infringers. We also regularly assist associate firms from around the world in securing Canadian patents for their clients. To find out more about how we can help you protect your innovation, contact our patent professionals to discuss strategies targeted to your needs.