Drafting, Filing & Prosecution

Drafting, Filing & Prosecution

Obtaining grant of a patent can be a time-consuming and sometimes expensive process, but litigation can be even more costly. Mistakes must be avoided at all costs then, and Adams & Adams has more collective experience than any other patent law firm in Africa – particularly in dealing with applications and the defence of patents across the globe.┬áThe patent team of Adams & Adams can guide you the maze of patent application facts and potential challenges or objections.

Adams & Adams offers an exhaustive patents search and filing service for both local and foreign applicants and clients who wish to define and commercialise their invention or design in South Africa, Africa and globally.

Our team will assist with:

  • Matters of registrability
  • Technical and legal drafting
  • Local applications and filing
  • Overseas applications
  • Renewals
  • Revocation
  • Voluntary surrender
  • Amendments and corrections
  • Lapsed patents
  • Africa annuities