Annuities

Handling patent annuities can be a time consuming process and as your portfolio increases in size it also increases in complexity. We offer a simple solution, managing all necessary payments on your behalf as well as keeping track of upcoming deadlines. Different countries have different lifecycle requirements for patent annuity fees and many jurisdictions have their own individual rules to ensure full uninterrupted protection of IP rights. For those with an IP Portfolio that has more complex requirements, our experts can assist you throughout the renewals process with detailed insight into all local and international legislation, procedures and obligations. Our state of the art online platform is designed for the management of IP Rights and we offer security, confidentiality and cost effectiveness as well as fully customisable solutions dependent on your needs and portfolio size.

Full transparency and quality assurance across the entire IP lifecycle

Much of the process can be automated for improved efficiency but you can rest assured that, as part of one of Europe’s leading IP firms, we offer full process liability and our in-house legal personnel will approve all changes under the ‘four –eyes’ principle , ensuring errors are caught before they present any problems. We can offer guidance on the relevance of your portfolio, identifying patents and other IP rights that may no longer be suitable or fit for purpose, reducing official renewal fees and management costs in the process. We can also advise on renewals strategy, helping you to identify the most efficient approach to managing your IP requirements.

Complete service flexibility from a single point of contact

We can help you to manage your entire global patent portfolio more efficiently and you can track all of your renewals in one place through a single point of contact within Zacco IP Services. We will manage all processes and requirements internally, offering regular updates on requirements, deadlines and fees at every stage of the process, ensuring full transparency and access to information whenever required. We operate internationally, either directly or through a network of trusted agents who have a detailed understanding of the local rules, are regularly vetted and must adhere to a comprehensive quality assurance process. With our streamlined processes, easily adaptable to your needs, we can assist with all of your patent annuity management requirements.

Single Point of Contact

Keep track of all costs, registrations, signatories and requirements in one place through a single point of contact who will manage the process internally on your behalf.

International Expertise

Full process liability from experienced experts with detailed knowledge of procedures and requirements across all major territories and most outlying jurisdictions.

Portfolio Advice

In-house legal team who can assist with portfolio strategy and can advise on patent relevance and suitability, potentially reducing costs if patents are no longer fit for purpose.

Full Transparency

We will keep you fully informed throughout the process so you will never lose sight of each stage during the lifecycle of each patent. Scanned files, correspondence, outside agents, internal communications, all of which ensures that data is kept up to date and parties are often able to access information immediately.

Streamlined Processes

Streamlined and automated processes help to reduce costs and ensure consistency. Fixed or variable costs depending on management requirements. Potential costs and service levels are fully customisable and completely transparent across all stages.

Global Partnerships

We operate internationally, either directly or through a network of trusted agents who have a detailed understanding of the local rules, are regularly vetted and must adhere to a comprehensive quality assurance process.


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Helle Lerche Neergaard

Copenhagen
Head of Business Development and Client Relations, IP Services

Maj Falsig

Copenhagen
Manager Zacco Annuity Partner

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