With our classic monitoring of new industrial property publications (IP Classic Monitor), companies are provided with early information on patenting activities of competing companies and get insight into their R&D- resp. technological activities. Moreover, companies get early evidence of who is infringing their industrial property rights and are thus in the position to make use of favorable opposition procedures at the national offices before a patent is actually granted.
LHIP IP Classic Monitoring provides our customers with regular monitoring alerts of new patent/ utility model, design and trademark publications. Typically, the alert frequency will be monthly, but alerts can be conducted weekly also. Alert criteria and frequency are agreed upon individually in advance with our customers.
The Patent Monitor can be based on class, competitor and/ or key-word text search. LHIP will be pleased to consult you in this context. We cover up to 100 offices including patents and utility models registered at the international organizations European Patent Office (EPO) and WIPO.
The Design Monitor comprises registered designs and is normally based on the Locarno classification. We cover up to 40 offices including designs registered EUIPO and WIPO with the database Questel Orbit. Furthermore, we can survey registrations at the national offices of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
The Trademark Monitor as a regular survey of registered word marks includes similarity search and can be limited to certain Nizza classes for goods and services. Monitoring of registered figurative marks is based on the Vienna classification for figurative elements. LHIP trademark monitoring services cover up to 200 offices including the international organizations (EUIPO and WIPO).
Depending on the industrial property rights to be surveyed and the individual wishes of our customers, we deliver publication lists with selected bibliographic elements. As far as available, we provide our customers of patent monitoring services with full text links.
LHIP offers special conditions when monitoring patents/ utility models, designs and trademarks in the EU28 countries, the Nordic countries and German-speaking countries. Please contact us for more information on our services.