Our Services

Kovári LLC provides comprehensive patent attorney representation services for both Hungarian and foreign clients. This includes, among other services, consulting and representation before Hungarian and international agencies, authorities and courts, etc.

Patents

We assist in elaborating the patent application strategy in connection with a given invention with consideration to the client’s demands. On the basis of separate commission we also perform a novelty search, patentability examination and issue a freedom to operate opinion in connection with a particular invention or technical solution.

On the basis of the above optional preliminary information examinations, we draft the patent specification and other necessary appendices to the application then submit these to the appropriate offices. During the procedure we provide assistance in interpreting and replying to the patent office decisions and make proposals regarding what direction the next steps are to take when the individual decision points are reached. We keep in contact with the patent offices, keep a record of the deadlines and also ensure the required fees are paid.

We represent our clients directly or, in certain cases, through our collaborators, in connection with international and European patent applications.

When a foreign patent needs to be obtained, we get into contact with our reliable partner operating in the given country, who then represents our client before the authorities there.

Trademarks

We assist in finding the optimal trademark application strategy in connection with a given mark, profile or product group. If our client requests it, we perform a trademark search and on the basis of this we form an opinion on whether a given trademark can be registered.

Within the scope of trademark searches it is possible to search for identical marks or similar marks, the search may also extend to company names and domain names as well.

With consideration to our client’s requirements and goals we make a recommendation regarding the list of goods and services as well as formulate an opinion on the mark to be applied for.

We draft the trademark registration application and any other necessary appendices, and then submit these to the appropriate offices. During the procedure we provide assistance in interpreting and replying to the patent office decisions and make proposals when the individual decision points are reached. We keep in contact with the patent offices, keep a record of the deadlines and also ensure the required fees are paid.

We represent our clients directly before the responsible offices in connection with international and European Union trademark applications.

When foreign trademark protection needs to be obtained, we get into contact with our reliable partner operating in the given country, who then represents our client before the authorities there.

Designs

We assist in finding the optimal application strategy for the purpose of acquiring protection for designs. With consideration to our client’s requirements and goals we draw up a proposal with regards to the method of depiction of the design and its category classification.

We draft the design registration application and any other necessary appendices, and then submit these to the appropriate agencies. During the procedure we provide assistance in interpreting and replying to the patent office decisions and make proposals when the individual decision points are reached. We keep in contact with the patent offices, keep a record of the deadlines and also ensure the required fees are paid.

We represent our clients directly before the responsible agencies in connection with international and European Union design applications.

When foreign design protection needs to be obtained, we get into contact with our reliable partner operating in the given country, who then represents our client before the authorities there.

Utility model

 For technical ideas that do not reach the level of a patentable invention, the utility model protection could be an appropriate choice. We assist in finding the best filing strategy, make searches and will provide opinion about the registrability.

 Based on the above mentioned optional searches we prepare the application, description, claims and drawings and file it with the responsible authority. During the prosecution we assist in understanding and responding the office actions and make suggestions when decision comes to be necessary. We keep the contact with the authorities, monitor the deadlines and pay the necessary fees.

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