Stikeman Elliott's Intellectual Property Group offers the full range of patent agency and legal services required by our clients to protect their inventions. With respect to patent agency services, we provide searching, patent drafting, filing and prosecution services. We also assist clients in connection with infringement and validity opinions, licensing and litigation, all of which can be critical in exploiting and/or protecting intellectual property. Our patent agents are registered in both Canada and the United States, enabling us to serve clients directly in both countries. For other countries, we have a network of associates who assist with patent filing and prosecution overseas.