Patent Maintenance for Law Firms

Ensure that you are safely maintaining your client's most valuable assets

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The industry’s leading patent maintenance provider

At Clarivate, we provide a complete end-to-end patent maintenance service to best serve your clients, dramatically reducing your risk of exposure, and helping you provide a streamlined, professional service.

With 50+ years of IP industry experience, and hundreds of global IP firms as customers, we are best placed to offer the perfect annuities model to suit your firm.

Complete peace of mind

  1. Remove your renewal risk
    Ensure that your clients’ IP assets are as safe as they can be by removing the complex and risky maintenance processes from your teams and relying on industry-best verification and assurance.
  2. Increase your client satisfaction
    With access to our Client Service Portal, as well as configurable reporting and forecasting tools, you and your clients can benefit from a 360-degree view of a renewals cycle.
  3. Increase your practice profitability
    Go beyond managing funding with our flexible features for payment funding and client invoicing, removing your cash flow burdens.

Service features

End-to-end renewals management

A complete service that goes above and beyond to serve your clients’ maintenance needs.

  • Leverage an agent network of over 1800, in all jurisdictions, to renew efficiently on a global scale.
  • Expand into a suite of IP management and decision support services such as IPMSs, competitor analysis.
  • Leverage Patent Insight Reports highlighting strengths and weaknesses of a client’s portfolio against key competitors.

Comprehensive data verification

Multi-layered verification to reduce your firm’s exposure to renewal risk.

  • Your client’s data is received and automatically synchronized through our systems.
  • Our dedicated team of IP experts manually verify any discrepancies against public records.
  • Our agent network will work with us to manage any inconsistencies at payment.

World class expertise and support

Unparalleled people and technology support for your clients.

  • A dedicated client engagement team of 120+ ensures that there is always somebody on hand to support your clients’ needs.
  • 24 offices in 12 countries ensures that our service is local, on a global scale.
  • Powered by the world’s largest IP laws team monitoring over 2,500 renewal laws across all jurisdictions.

Payment funding and invoicing

A service built to give you complete payment assurance.

  • We fund payments of all official fees and local agent fees across multiple currencies, even in situations where end client payment has not been received, to support your cash flow.
  • Invoices are sent directly to your clients for the full renewals service, to remove administrative burden and risk of client bad debts.

Full visibility and control

Complete visibility and control of client case data throughout the renewal process.

  • Client Service Portal gives your clients access to a 360-degree view of their renewals cycle.
  • Instruct, extract and report on live case data in real time to meet your clients’ needs.
  • Offer flexibility to your clients with a monthly or quarterly pay cycles.

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