Patent Attorneys vs. Attorneys
Patent Attorneys vs. Attorneys: Many inventors do not differentiate between a “patent attorney” and a patent attorney; a patent attorney is a lawyer in every respect, whereas a patent attorney is a licensing profession under the patent law. The work of a patent attorney is in the process of patent registration filed with the Patent Office.
Although a lawyer can work in the field of patents, most attorneys do not know and know the field practically, “Patent Attorney” gets his certification as all attorneys, he has not been tested in the Bar Association’s examinations on patent application, patent art and more.
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A patent attorney has reviewed the Patent Law, Patent Regulations has ceased as well as a written test that includes actual patent editing, as well as a patent intern undergoing an internship (internship) for two years under another patent attorney to obtain a patent attorney certificate.
Patent Attorneys Most of their work is in patent registration processes in Israel and around the world, these proceedings are conducted against patent examiners on behalf of the Patent Authority, the head of the Patent Office is the Patent Registrar, in some cases the Patent Attorneys appear in the Patent Registrar’s Court.
Attorneys, on the other hand, can take actions that are outside the scope of the patent authority, that is, in patent infringement lawsuits or in defense of a patent infringement claim.
Most lawyers are assisted by patent attorneys at the patent registration stage, patent attorneys in addition to being patent attorneys need to have a certificate from the technical field, for example a mechanical engineer, software engineer, biologist and other fields.
Rarely can you find a patent attorney who is also a lawyer, which means that he has passed both the Bar Association’s and the Patent Attorney’s exams, the advantage that a patent attorney can also engage in litigation outside the Patent Court, such as a patent attorney and a life lawyer. Brandstetter.
The patent attorney in order to obtain a license must comply with the law, for example, section 142 of the Patent Law:
“(A) is entitled to register in the Patent Attorneys Register and obtain a patent attorney’s license who has completed the following: (1) is a resident of Israel;
(2) There is one of the following:
(A) He is registered as an engineer in the Register of Engineers and Architects under the Engineers and Architects Law, 1958;
(B) he graduated from a higher education institution within the meaning of the Higher Education Council Law, 1958, in one of the professions listed in Schedule 2;
(C) he has completed a higher education or technical institution abroad, which he has approved for this purpose, after consulting the Higher Education Council, in one of the subjects listed in Schedule 2;
(3) has met or exempted the examinations referred to in section 143;
(4) Specialized in Israel for not less than two years in a patent attorney’s office dealing with his profession for at least three years, in the patent office or in the patent department of an industrial enterprise;
(5) paid the prescribed fee.
(B) The Minister of Justice, with the approval of the Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, may add an order, on the subjects listed in the Schedule
Our company works and incorporates patent lawyers, some of whom are also lawyers, collaboration between technical staff and patent attorneys, at times critical to the commercial success of the invention, in many cases it can be seen that theoretical patents are filed, but in practice when implementing the model or prototype, the scope of the protection varies and is sometimes forced. File a new patent because the technical details are essentially different.
In the first phase, our technical team prepares basic concept planning, drawing drawings and technical material that is transferred to the patent editor, which means that from the beginning we need to examine how the invention is applied to provide enough relevant technical material for the patent editor, as well as cases that already have a model and the inventor thinks it has all The technical material, the technical team can brighten their eyes and give them creative solutions that will improve the product or options that competitors may try to circumvent patent protection, these actions are also passed on to the patent editor to be considered when drafting the patent.
The above information is partial and incomplete, a patent attorney should be consulted on a case-by-case basis, a combination of technical staff and patent attorneys can maximize and leverage the scope of patent application protection, disconnection between technical staff and patent attorney can lead to each team going differently and acting Patent protection does not cover the way the product is implemented in the model.
Our patent attorneys and technical staff can help you, the information above is partial and incomplete, contact us for more details on 03-9711011.