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Seize Your Opportunity to Acquire Exclusive Patent Rights

About 70% of the value of a typical business is in its intellectual property. We have worked with several hundreds of businesses to help them decide whether their idea may be patentable and thereafter to obtain exclusive patent rights in the United States, Canada and abroad.

A granted patent allows you to exclude competition for what is covered by the patent. This allows you to capture all of the sales for your new and innovative product or service. And without competition you can set your price higher and earn a higher profit margin. All other things equal, you will make more money with a patent than without.

The market value of a patent can vary, but studies suggest that the average sale value of a United States patent exceeds $500,000 Canadian dollars. As an example of the higher end of the scale, four patent families drafted by us were sold a few years ago with a sale price of approximately 10 million Canadian dollars.

Aside from market value and pricing power, patents can deter your competition from copying your product or service, or when they fail to respect your patent, entitle you to claim monetary damages for your lost profits from competitors who do. This provides a level of security that allows new companies to build their business without being quickly overcome by large competitors with more resources.

Resolve Your Patent Problem and Get Back to Business

If there's already a patent dispute you’re dealing with, we're here to help get it resolved. We’ve helped dozens of businesses resolve patent disputes with competitors including by enforcing their patent rights in court. We’ve also helped dozens of businesses accused of infringement or facing a challenge to their patent rights resolve the matter through settlement or by vigorously defending the action.

Your Initial Appointment

We offer a free 30-minute video or audio call to discuss what services we can provide to help you get from where you are to where you want to be. We’ll also advise you about the costs of those services—we use predetermined or flat fees for most services outside of litigation and negotiation services.

The appointment will give you a better understanding of your options and a clearer sense of how best to proceed based on your individual circumstances. As patents can be granted based on who is first to file an application, failing to act now could be fatal to your application. So don’t delay.

There is no obligation to hire us after the telephone appointment if you find that we are not the right fit. Similarly, if we don’t think we are the right firm for you, then we will help get you to the right lawyer for you.

Please call us during business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET) at 416-546-7303 or use our online scheduler to set a date and time for a telephone appointment or a Microsoft Teams video call. We hope to hear from you soon and look forward to getting to know you better.

Not ready to speak to us? Be sure to check out our Intellectual Property Resources before you go.

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Check out our Intellectual Property Resources