September 22, 2023

Epic Law

The Law Folks

What to Look for in a Patent Translation Company?

If you are an inventor or a manufacturer, hiring an excellent patent translation company is a must for you. Having a reliable company to entrust your patent application is a must for speedy approval. There are times when a country rejects an inventor’s or a manufacturer’s patent application because somebody has already applied for a similar patent earlier. In patent application, applying early is vital to get ahead of the competition.

In patent application, all it takes to get your patent approved is having an excellent partner to do the application for you. This partner can be a company who will take care of all the requirements needed from start of your application until it gets approved. Choosing an excellent patent translation company is the tricky part. There are lots of companies today that are offering the service of helping manufacturers and inventors in their patent application and all of these companies are preaching that they are efficient and the best in what they do. It is important that those who hire them must know what to look and ask to determine if they are really capable of doing the things that they are telling potential customers that they can do.

The first thing you need to determine in a company before you hire them to do the translation for your patent documents is their track record. How many patents in a year can they get approved? Companies who are that are efficient can pass thousands of patents in a year. This is a big factor in choosing a company to translate and apply for your patents. You must also remember that the process of patent application is very complex. Documents must need to be translated first to several languages and this alone is not an easy task especially if it contains technical data. Beware of those companies that are offering cheap price for their service. Some reputable companies may not be very cheap in terms of their service fee but they can do their job very well which is more important than selecting a company that is cheap in their service fee but the result is unsatisfactory in the end.

Inquire also if the company has lawyers that specialized in patent application; a lawyer who knows the technicalities in applying for a patent can make a big difference. A marketing specialist will also be of great help. He can advise you on what other countries will be ideal for you application.