The fast and economically suitable alternative to judicial proceedings which brings added value to industrial rights and cancel or revoke those of others.
Opposition is an administrative procedure that allows third parties to formally challenge the validity of a patent or a registered trademark.
In Barzanò & Zanardo we see opposition proceedings as an opportunity to enhance your assets because, even if attacked, your rights can come out of the opposition proceedings stronger than before.
A patent that, in addition to the examination by the competent office, also overcomes an attack by third parties will allow its owner to present itself on the market with even more force in its monopoly.
Likewise, a trademark that can be successfully activated against similar trademarks will allow you to keep competitors away and increase the value of your investment in the market.
In patents, opposition is also a strategic, important and effective tool to revoke the rights of a competitor with a single, fast and targeted action.
Experience, timeliness, knowledge and efficiency for the valorization of your rights.
We have consolidated experience over time and we are able to support your rights with clarity and professionalism; essential qualifies to guarantee the success of your action.
Thanks to a thorough knowledge of the procedures and the changing jurisprudential guidelines, our professionals are prepared to support you in opposition proceedings before the competent offices.
Our European patent and trademark attorneys can advise you and guide you in the best possible strategy to turn the opposition into an increased value of investments.