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Here you will find the key information on intellectual property rights (IPR): the basics of patents and trademarks as well as answers to frequently asked questions.IPR basics
We are able to assist you in all IPR matters in Europe, the USA and beyond. Our US team can handle your patent applications in the USA cost-effectively and without intermediaries.Services
Laine IP Oy has been listed among the best patent law firms by Financial Times in the Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2022 ranking. Financial Times is one of the most distighuished and widely circulated busniess newspapers in the world.
A patentable invention needs to be novel, which is why it cannot be made available to the public before filing a patent application. A wide range of actions are considered publication, so the safest measure is to keep the invention completely in secrecy until a patent application has been filed.