ICOSA is a biotech-oriented IP law firm, offering diversified competencies in order to respond to the stakes faced by its clients in the biotech market: patent drafting, contract drafting and negotiating, IP valuation, to name a few.
Our experts are graduated from the highest French and International education systems, and provide an expertise in a wide range of technical skills such as immunology, cellular biology or neurology, to name a few.
We pride ourselves to associate a good command in Technics and Sciences with Industrial Property skills. As European Patent Attorneys, we have daily contacts with the EPO examiners, and an in-depth knowledge on how to get granted biotech patents in Europe.
Our clients are talented innovators, working in start-up companies, universities or large groups.
Our specificity is our knowledge of IP Strategy, and our ability of identifying and meeting the needs and requirements of our clients and make patents be business tools.
OUR SPECIFIC EXPERTISE
ICOSA’s team is experienced in all area of biotechnologies, including
- Biologics & Peptides
- Antibodies & Immunology
- Marine Biology
We offer the following services:
- Setting-up effective IP Strategies
- Drafting and Filing Utility and/or Design Patent applications
- Prosecuting patent applications with the Patent Offices (examination, opposition)
- Negotiating IP Rights agreements
- Releasing Legal Opinions on competitive patents
- Conducting and responding to Due Diligence processes
- Defending or opposing IP Rights
- Managing Patent Portfolio
Working in collaboration with more than 75 IP firms worldwide, which are carefully selected by ICOSA for their skills in Biotechnologies, we effect utility patent and design patent in over 120 countries. We have considerable experience in negotiating and drafting licensing and collaboration agreements as well as agreements for strategic alliances.