Office action drafting and filing requires a thorough understanding of the law, the invention, and the cited art. It also involves discussing the invention and cited art with the examiner and assignee. Even after drafting and filing a patent in the best possible manner, there is a miniscule chance that the patent will be granted. Effectual’s expert team of advisors assists you in assessing the irregularities in the patent filing documents and convincing the examiner either with arguments or making necessary amendments in the patent claims. For minimizing the estoppels against the applicant, we analyze all aspects by clearly pointing out the distinction between the prior art and the invention.
Our team of skilled techno-legal professionals has extensive experience in prosecuting patent applications and drafting quality responses for patents filed across jurisdictions including US, EP, India, and Australia. We ensure that any unclaimed subject matter is brought to the clients notice so that timely amendments are made to capture broadest possible scope of the patents.Given the preparation and analysis required to respond to office actions, we prepare detailed responses including broadest possible claims, technical reviews, and recommendations. We assist you to draft such office action responses that are to be reviewed and filed by client’s in-house attorneys or outside counsels. Additionally, we help in-house attorneys of organizations to review the drafts of their responses to office actions. This includes detailed technical analysis of the references cited by the examiner and identifying the technical differences between the cited art and the invention.The benefits our services render:
- Preparing quality responses to office actions.
- Subject matter experts for strategizing amendments and arguments for a patent application to maximize impact and scope of claims.
- Technical analysis of cited art and office actions