Acting as a “translator” between scientists and lawyers to assure patent applications are accurate, complete, protect what the inventor intended and even suggest how the claims might be broadened.
Using its network of patent attorneys and patent agents to progress (“prosecute”) patent applications at an affordable price.
Searching for out-licensing opportunities, contacting potential licensees and negotiating deals.
Finding uses for intellectual property beyond your business (extending the market opportunity), monitoring the industry for infringement and managing attorneys responsible for patent portfolios.
Researching business opportunities and preparing plans – from detailed business plans that investors can believe to tactical and strategic plans that management can implement.
Helping you to market your product, conducting market research to define your opportunities and writing "white papers" highlighting your business's selling points.
Scoping the patent landscape to navigate issues involving Freedom to Operate, advising you how to avoid claim and, if necessary, negotiating in-licensing deals in your best interest.
Developing intellectual property strategies that work for your business.
Synapses has first-hand experience in intellectual property and business development.
Synapses is not a team of expensive lawyers, billing you for the time they take to learn your science and technology.
Synapses does not give legal advice.
Synapses' job is not to get you a patent at any cost and of arguable usefulness.
Synapses gives useful, strategic, business advice for the Life Science market to help you succeed!