A computer-implemented invention (CII) is a solution to a technical problem that involves the use of any computer, computer network or other programmable apparatus, where one or more features are realized wholly or partly by means of a computer program.
Nowadays, a large part of technology developments takes place in the digital world, for instance by analyzing large sets of data, correcting or compensating for physical impairments by digital signal processing.
In that regard, GEVERS has extensive experience in CII patent drafting and prosecution, and benefits from expert legal and technological knowledge in software case law and infringement issues in various technical fields including Artificial Intelligence (A.I.), Blockchain, Communication platforms, 5G, 4G, Cloud-based applications, Internet of things applications, Digital Signal Processing (DSP), Networking, Image processing etc.
Our highly specialized patent attorneys are able to grasp rapidly the complexity of your high-tech developments in their environments, and work out the best solution for an optimum protection through efficient patent filing(s).
The GEVERS group has consolidated an international team of patent attorneys known as the CII Expert Committee. They primary purpose is to gather and share their CII know-how/knowledge on a regular basis to build on others’ experience and grow expertise consistently.
Our patent professionals are trained to align with your business strategy. They not only advise you with respect to patent protection but also take into account alternate approaches including copyright protection and trade secret opportunities.
Our CII Expert Committee is focusing on various issues regarding CIIs, such as patentability and enforceability in Europe and beyond. It has an overview of all CII-related cases within the GEVERS Group.
As part of the international GEVERS group, our CII experts are proficient in multiple languages including French, English, Dutch, German, ensuring that you are supported by attorneys not only speaking high-tech and legal languages but also your language.
Our experts are experienced in CII and eager to learn about emerging technologies and constantly enlarging their competencies in various technical fields, such as machine learning, deep-learning, blockchain, etc.
The patent attorneys who are members of the CII Committee are particularly keen on sharing their experience to build up a joint knowledge and know-how database. Their cooperation is fueled by regular meetings to analyze and discuss relevant case law and review patent practices namely in Europe (including France, Belgium, the Netherlands), USA, China, Japan, Korea,
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