The internationality and the approach to the services provided by Fabiano, Franke & MGT allow us to develop an advanced methodology to respond to the real needs of the Clients with specific solutions for each type of problem.

Fabiano, Franke & MGT directly provides all the services relating to the filing and the prosecution of patent applications before the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IGE), the Italian Patent and Trademark Office (UIBM), the European Patent Office (EPO), and the International Patent and Trademark Office (WIPO), as well as the registration of trademark applications before the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IGE), the Italian Patent and Trademark Office (UIBM), the International Patent and Trademark Office (OMPI), and the Community Trademark Office (OHIM).

The firm services also include patent and trademark searches, assessment of the validity of patents and trademarks, freedom-of-use reports, infringement reports (especially with reference to the development of new products), domain names, estimation of the commercial value of a patent and/or trademark portfolio and legal assistance in licensing, litigation and transfers.

Patents and Utility Models

→ Study, preparation and filing of patent and utility model applications (IT, EPO, PCT, worldwide)

→ Prosecution of procedures until the granting and subsequent defense of acquired rights

→ Procedures of opposition and appeal

→ Consultancy regarding the validity or infringement of patents

→ Search of prior art on the International database

→ Watching / track and warning services on competitors patent rights

→ Translation and validation of European patents in Italy

→ Assistance in drafting of transfer and license agreements

→ Legal and technical assistance in litigation in front of the Italian Patent Courts

→ Assistance in the development of new projects in the face of existing rights of third parties

→ Evaluation of the commercial value of a patent or an application

Trademarks

→ Study, preparation and filing of Italian, Community and International trademark applications and in any country worldwide

→ Prosecution of procedures until the granting and subsequent defense of acquired rights

→ Procedures of opposition against third parties trademarks

→ Consultancy regarding the validity and infringement of client’s own trademarks or of third parties

→ Search for identical and similar prior trademarks at national and international levels

→ Legal assistance in transfer and license agreements

→ Watch / track service on trademark registrations and applications by third parties

→ Evaluation of commercial value of a trademark

Design

→ Study, preparation and filing of Italian, European Community and International design applications and in any country worldwide

→ Search on Italian, European Community and international designs

→ Counselling on infringement

→ Transfer of design in Italy as well as overseas

→ Watch and periodical warnings about competitors design

Copyright

→ Study, preparation and filing of copyright applications at the Italian Association of Authors and Edotors (SIAE) for unpublished works, at the Office of Literary Property for published work, and at the Public Register for software

→ Consultancy for copyright violation

Domain Names

→ Registration of domain names

→ Management of formalities and annual renewals

→ Defense of domain names rights and handling of disputes

→ Reassignment procedures