Applying for a patent

Applying for a patent

The first step to obtaining a granted patent is generally the preparation & filing of an Informal UK Patent
Application. It is important that this document is professionally drafted because it ultimately defines the
protection which the patent will provide.

Foreign patent applications can take the date of the UK Patent Application if filed within a year. It is also possible to file patent applications in countries other than the UK prior to or in place of filing a UK Patent Application.

If you decide to proceed with the application then formal patent applications will be filed within one year. These applications are then the subject of a patent search and subsequently an examination by the relevant patent authorities. Once the patent authorities of the relevant country are convinced that the invention is patentable, they will then grant a patent

Our patent experts can conduct in-house preliminary searches and prepare and file your patent applications in any country in the world. If you would like to apply for a patent, then please contact our team today to get started.

Foreign patent applications can take the date of the UK Patent Application if filed within a year. It is also possible to file patent applications in countries other than the UK prior to or in place of filing a UK Patent Application.

If you decide to proceed with the application then formal patent applications will be filed within one year. These applications are then the subject of a patent search and subsequently an examination by the relevant patent authorities. Once the patent authorities of the relevant country are convinced that the invention is patentable, they will then grant a patent

Our patent experts can conduct in-house preliminary searches and prepare and file your patent applications in any country in the world. If you would like to apply for a patent, then please contact our team today to get started.

Established in 1876 Bailey Walsh & Co have a process we feel works very well with our clients

Our Process

Initial Contact from client

  • Discuss your needs
  • Assess how we can help
  • Gather initial information
  • Arrange first meeting

First Meeting with client

  • First consultation is free
  • Meet at convenient location
  • Discuss options available
  • Discuss approximate costs

Follow up

  • Summarise meeting
  • Provide any further info
  • Set out the schedule of work
  • Provide accurate quote

Get to Work

  • You confirm – We start
  • Comply to anti money laundering regs
  • You provide any extra info
  • First draft preparation

If you need help with any aspect of IP Law, then contact us today to
make sure that your hard work is properly protected.

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