IP Filings, Audits and Best Practices Implementation for a Manufacturing Firm

Project Description

Why they approached us

  • The company was making innovative products but did not have a system to analyze the same, and file for patents
  • The company was facing continuous copying of its innovations by competitors, and sometimes customers
  • Several instances of employee misappropriation of drawings, and other design data were occurring without the company being able to control it

What did we do?

  • Helped the company devise a simple system to assess their inventions in light of their business goals
  • Enabled IP filings for inventions/creations having business value
  • Implemented IP best practices, especially confidentiality agreements, notices, and information security measures


  • Developed an IP portfolio, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs, and trade secrets
  • Was able to prevent several instances of copying
  • Number of employee misappropriations reduced significantly
  • Overall the company started gaining credibility as an IP savvy organization
  • Date: 2015
  • Client: A small manufacturing company
  • Category: IP