BlackIP GmbH

The external Patent Department

BlackIP GmbH is a boutique consulting firm with work area mainly in the field of intellectual property (IP). BlackIP covers the areas:

BlackIP Consulting advises and supports companies from start-up to larger medium-sized enterprises in the organization of internal IP work, description and implementation of IP processes, moderation of internal decision-making processes, management information, development of IP strategies, support of inventors, execution of searches as development support up to Freedom to Operate (FTO), observation of competitive activities in the IP field (patent monitoring), monitoring and payment of maintenance fees worldwide, execution of inventor compensation, file management; Support of internal patent departments, reduction of temporary workload peaks, interim management, execution of employee and management trainings in the IP field.

BlackIP Legal, in cooperation with Scheele Jaeger Wetzel Partnerschaftsgesell-schaft mbB, the patent attorney part of BlackIP. Execution of all classical patent attorney activities: Drafting of application documents, taking over representation before the German and European Patent Office, conducting patent office proceedings in Germany, before the EP Patent Office and worldwide with experienced colleagues on site; preparation of patent law opinions (FTO), technical and patent law analyses of competitor patent portfolios, IP due diligence; enforcement of own rights (infringement processes), defense against foreign attacks, IP strategies, preparation and negotiation of license agreements

BlackIP Finance provides monetary valuations of patents, patent portfolios, technologies, up to the valuation of entire companies in the context of e.g. M&A activities, strategic consulting, support in the commercialization of technologies.

BlackIP Support offers training in the IP field, support in the selection of electronic tools for patent management, patent search and distribution of IP information throughout the company, as well as workflow programming to increase the efficiency of in-house IP work, digitization of patent work, administrative support

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