Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property Administrative Services Helps IP Organizations Increase Efficiency with Cost-Effective Outsourcing

Industry leading expertise enables IP teams to compete more effectively and minimize risk

Oct 10, 2012, 13:05 ET from Thomson Reuters

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property (IP) & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the expansion of Global IP Services with the launch of IP Administrative Services, a natural complement to its portfolio of expert patent and trademark solutions. IP organizations can now conveniently outsource routine administrative tasks and reallocate resources to better suit the company's IP strategy.

"In today's economy, IP departments are constantly looking for new ways to maximize value, time and money," said Stuart Recher, director, IP Administrative Services, Thomson Reuters. "The Global IP Administrative Services team will serve as a virtual extension of our clients' IP departments, helping them optimize their day to day operations, increase prosecution throughput and minimize risks. With more than 40 years of experience in IP services and our continued commitment to better serve customers, organizations can entrust their patent and trademark rights will remain well protected."

IP Administrative Services include:

  • Docketing Services
  • Paralegal Support
  • Proofreading Services
  • Post-Acquisition and Project Support

The IP Administrative Services team comprises multi-shore patent and trademark experts who allow clients to leverage a well established global delivery capability. They offer a rigorous Lean Six Sigma approach, minimizing risk and maximizing accuracy required for docketing patent and trademark office correspondence. Paralegal support activity includes filings, document preparation, proof reading and re-assignment project management.  Post-Acquisition and Project support consists of file intake, merger and acquisition support and backlog processing.

"With reduced headcounts and increased workloads, many clients have been asking for administrative service support to help them manage the backlog in their work," said Mr. Recher. "The IP Administrative Services Thomson Reuters offers address the many one-off and long-term initiatives needed to efficiently manage patent and trademark workflow, such as file transfers, data validation, and file history redaction, to name a few."

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