New technologies are often implemented through software and protection therefore requires special attention

Innovation without software is getting rare and having an appropriate protection for your software innovation is necessary to secure your investments.

Effective and tailored protection is essential for your innovations.

Our experts within software offer outstanding scientific and legal qualifications backed up by hands-on experience – including from their own industry background.

In addition to strong academic backgrounds in computer sciences, our attorneys have significant industrial experience and understand the legal, technical and commercial challenges faced by companies in the global Software and IT 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 software team covers all aspects, including:

  • Telecom, networks, signal processing
  • IoT
  • IT security, cryptography, blockchain technology, privacy techniques
  • Machine learning techniques, artificial intelligence, big data
  • Autonomous driving
  • Augmented reality
  • Speech recognition

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.