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Patents of invention in mechanics

We prepare numerous applications each year for Patents of invention and Utility Models in the mechanical field.
We file these patent applications in France, in Germany and in Europe and we enter the European phase of numerous PCT applications at the EPO.
We prosecute these applications before the EPO, the German patent Office and the French patent Office.

We frequently represent our clients in patent oppositions filed at the EPO against granted European patents.

Filing, searching, prosecuting, and maintaining patents in the mechanical field

We prepare, file and prosecute numerous patent applications in the field of mechanics up to the grant of robust patents.

We also handle the payment of renewal fees for maintaining patent applications and granted patents.

Some of our clients in the mechanical field are:

  • - Renault (motor cars)
  • - SKF (bearings)
  • - General Electric (turbines, healthcare)
  • - Michelin (tires)
  • - Terumo (medical devices)
  • - YKK (zippers)
  • - Vallourec (metallic tubes assemblies)
  • - L’Oréal (packaging)
  • - Chéreau (refrigerated trailers and trucks)
  • - Safran (aeronautics)

Oppositions before the European Patent Office (EPO)

We frequently handle oral proceedings in oppositions and appeal relating to patents in the mechanical field in English and in French, thanks to our presence in Munich. Our success rate is remarquably high, so that many of our clients ask us to handle difficult opposition cases.