User Interface

Emerging technologies challenge the way users interact with a machine

User interfaces are ubiquitous and patent law in this area has evolved significantly over the years and is constantly evolving.

Effective protection with an early filing date is essential for your innovative user interface.

Our experts within user interface (UI and UX) offer outstanding scientific and legal qualifications backed up by hands-on experience – including prosecuting high-profile patent portfolio for the most successful players in this field.

In addition to strong academic backgrounds in software, our attorneys have significant industrial experience and understand the legal, technical and commercial challenges faced by companies in this global sector.

Highly qualified scientific thinking and specialised legal expertise help us create strategies that support your commercial objectives.

As with all our key industry sectors, aera offers a full range of drafting and prosecution services for patents and registered designs, together with oppositions and appeal procedures.

The strong technical expertise of our UI team covers all aspects, including:

  • User interfaces
  • Graphical user interfaces
  • Touch-based interfaces
  • Voice-based interfaces
  • Augmented reality
  • Virtual reality
  • Wearables

aera has many direct clients. This inevitably means that we manage and coordinate the prosecution of patent applications all over the world – with the support of our large network of overseas attorneys.

We also prosecute a large number of cases from foreign associates and help securing and defending Scandinavian and European patent rights for international companies, universities, and even governments.