Before the dotcom boom software inventions were typically patentable.

In recent times, however, it has become increasingly difficult to protect computer implemented inventions, especially abstract ideas that are implemented on a computer (like financial service systems).

To help our clients in the software sector,  we provide the following services in collaboration with Glasshouse Advisory, also part of IPH Ltd group:

  • IP strategy advice
  • Advice on patentability
  • Patent protection (filing and prosecution)
  • Patent enforcement and litigation
  • Freedom to operate advice
  • IP valuation to understand and communicate value to prospective investors
  • R&D taxation assistance
  • Transfer Pricing advice