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Suite 2326, 23/F Taikang Financial Tower, No. 38 East 3rd Ring Road, Beijing, China100020
Patent Portfolio Review for Advanced Materials Company
$10,000 to $49,999
Feb. - Apr. 2021
Willing to Refer
"They had subject matter experts (SMEs) on a number of unique topics in various scientific fields."
Nov 19, 2021
CEO, Advanced Materials Company
Nova Scotia, Canada
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP conducted an independent third-party review on an advanced material firm's patent portfolio. The team was composed of patent attorneys who had scientific and legal backgounds.
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP's exemplary scientific knowledge enabled them to deliver a high-quality review. The client also appreciated their knowledge of niche sciences. They were responsive, timely, and detailed, which allowed them to foster a fruitful collaboration.
A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this
client over the phone. Below is an edited
Introduce your business and what you do there.
I’m the CEO of an advanced materials company located in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE
What challenge were you trying to address with Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Intellectual Property Agency (Beijing) Co., Ltd?
We were trying to do an independent third-party review of our patent portfolio.
What was the scope of their involvement?
The Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP team performed a discovery session and review on our patent portfolio. After that, they provided their expert comments on our work.
What is the team composition?
There were three lawyers from their team who were all patent attorneys and all of them had scientific and legal backgrounds.
How did you come to work with Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Intellectual Property Agency (Beijing) Co., Ltd?
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP was referred to us, and a colleague of mine hired them because they specialized in the type of science that we were working in.
How much have you invested with them?
We spent over $12,000 CAD (approximately $9,400 USD).
What is the status of this engagement?
We worked together from February–April 2021.
RESULTS & FEEDBACK
What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?
The quality of their review was very high, and they paid great attention to details. They also had a strong scientific understanding of the materials we were discussing, which was absolutely necessary to perform the level of review we required.
How did Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Intellectual Property Agency (Beijing) Co., Ltd perform from a project management standpoint?
We didn’t use any project management tools, just basic email communication. They were responsive and timely, and they were able to stay on budget.
What did you find most impressive about them?
The expertise that they had on hand was extremely good for any company working with very niche sciences. They had subject matter experts (SMEs) on a number of unique topics in various scientific fields, too.
Are there any areas they could improve?
No, we wouldn’t be able to provide any constructive feedback to them.
Do you have any advice for potential customers?
Reach out to them if you’re in the hard sciences field. In addition, request the questions that they’re going to ask ahead of time because the quality of their review is only going to be as good as your contribution. As a result, be very focused on giving them the information that they need.
Service & Deliverables
On time / deadlines
"They were good at scheduling and meeting deadlines."