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Renewals

We offer 2 intuitive renewal solutions

As a leading patent and trademark renewals provider, IPRIS delivers flexible, intuitive IP renewals solutions and unlimited, hands-on customer service to over 200 clients globally. Our clients have entrusted IPRIS to manage their IP renewals and IPRIS is proud to support leading clients in the innovation ecosystem that include the world's best universities, research institutes and SMEs across the UK, Europe, North America and Australasia.

Dependent on your office set up and which IP Management software system you choose to use, IPRIS is pleased to offer two solutions to enhance how you monitor, instruct and report on your patent and trademark renewals portfolio.

 

Solution 1: IPRIS Standalone Portal

Control renewals through personalised online portal

For over 15 years the IPRIS standalone solution has enabled over 100 clients to confidently manage their IP renewals, irrespective of the IP management system they use. IPRIS offers a standalone solution to empowerthese organisations to actively view, manage and update their IP renewals data via the IPRIS client online portal.The IPRIS portalis continuously improved and below are just some of the features and functionality available toallusers

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Solution 2: IPRIS-SOPHIA Integration

Highlights of the IPRIS-Sophia Integration

For clients that use Wellspring’s IP management software, since 2018 IPRIS, IP Pragmatics and Wellspring have partnered to create a robust, integrated solution marketed as the IPRIS-SOPHIA integration (or IPRIS Plugin).The IPRIS-Sophia integration solution automatically synchronises data and updates through the Wellspring software over a secure daily API, helping clients to seamlessly manage their IP renewals without the need for double docketing and other workflow enhancements.

Combined, the IPRIS-Sophia integration has a number of leading features, benefits and functionality to enhance the management of IP renewals worldwide:

 

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How it Works

Customised service and system to fit and optimise your team's workflows

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  1. Client instructs renewals through online portal
  2. IPRIS processes automatic and manually instructed renewals
  3. IPRIS is notified of status changes by client or their patent attorney
  4. Client informs IPRIS of new filings or acquisitions and status changes
  5. IPRIS uploads status changes and new cases
Online renewals underpinned by an expert service team

Personal customer service representative provides continued support and advice. 

Proactive team supporting over 200 clients globally since 2004.

Unlimited access to the team’s exceptional IPR formalities and renewals knowledge.

The team responds to all queries within 24 hours.

IP renewals 101

As patents, trademarks and designs are filed and mature during their IPR lifecycle their maintenance or renewals must be paid into country or regional Patent & Trademark Offices (PTOs) depending on the country rule and global coverage that a client selects. IPR renewal payments are required in some countries when they are at application stage (e.g. European EP applications), whilst other IPR only requires renewal payments after grant (e.g. issued US patents) and the fees are sometimes based on the number of granted claims (e.g. Japanese granted patents).

These IPR renewals and their fees change over time due to factors that include official fees, foreign exchange fluctuations, claims granted and the maturity of these IPRs. IPRIS’ expert service team keeps completely up-to-date on all of these factors, country formalities and changes to reflect live prices that are displayed to our clients via our renewals solutions.

Furthermore, all clients can expect unlimited customer service, training and responsive answers to any renewals questions at any time. IPRIS empowers clients, their teams and users to proactively monitor and manage their IP renewals wherever they are in the World.

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