Formalities & renewals

Formalities

HGF’s efficient formalities team sees Europe’s top paralegals and legal secretaries form a critical link between clients and attorneys, putting the firm’s progressive IP strategies into practice. Deadline-driven and highly motivated, the client-facing team is committed to delivering a consistently exceptional, European-focused formalities service.

Ensuring all client and attorney instructions are handled with meticulous attention to detail, no administrative stone is left unturned. Be it tracking and managing applications, validating and coordinating the translation of patents, registering transfers or changes, or preparing critical legal documents, the team’s exceptionally high standards, combined with HGF’s exclusive OCIS system, means our clients can trust they’re in safe hands.

 

Renewals

Managing and maintaining intellectual property is a critical element of long-term IP strategy success. HGF’s adept renewals team actively monitors the status of IP rights, maintaining client portfolios with accuracy and tenacity.

With experience of managing large and small portfolios, and of payment of renewal fees worldwide, both directly to national offices and via our network of trusted associates, the incredibly efficient team utilises HGF’s exclusive, client-facing centralised system, OCIS, to reliably monitor deadlines, issue reminders and record payments.

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Our formalities & renewals specialists

We’ve built our business by recruiting and developing specialists, not generalists. When it comes to protecting your ideas and business, you want to know you’re working with the best – people who truly understand your sector and the potential of your IP.

HGF’s team has formalities & renewals professionals from an array of academic backgrounds. Our team-based approach ensures our clients benefit from the very best strategic advice from people who understand not only the legal environment, but also the practical and theoretical side of their business.

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If you would like to discuss how HGF could help you, contact one of our formalities & renewals specialists.

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