FAQ Fre­quent­ly asked questions

Gene­ral infor­ma­ti­on on IP Now and WiNPAT

Here you will find inte­res­t­ing infor­ma­ti­on about our IP manage­ment soft­ware IP Now and WiNPAT.

Plea­se cont­act us if you have fur­ther ques­ti­ons or would like to have a live demo of any of our products.

Our intellec­tu­al pro­per­ty manage­ment sys­tems IP Now and WiN­PAT are sui­ta­ble for IP law firms and cor­po­ra­te IP depart­ments. With both soft­ware solu­ti­ons, we pro­vi­de you with the func­tions based on your needs. You can add addi­tio­nal modules/functions to auto­mi­se your IP pro­ces­ses as you grow.

IP Now is cloud based and comes with modern user inter­face, with gre­at user expe­ri­ence. IP Now is more than just a patent manage­ment soft­ware. It comes with varie­ty of files (patent, trade­mark, design, gene­ral), auto­ma­tic dead­lines, docu­ments, form let­ters — ever­y­thing a modern IP manage­ment soft­ware need. The modern col­la­bo­ra­ti­on and com­mu­ni­ca­ti­on fea­tures of IP Now is a huge step to your digi­ta­li­zed IP office. Access to your office world­wi­de gives you the inde­pen­dent and effi­ci­ent way of working, chat about a file, find help in the inte­gra­ted docu­men­ta­ti­on and more. IP Now imple­ments your busi­ness pro­ces­ses easier and much bet­ter out-of-the-box.

WiN­PAT is an indus­tri­al pro­ved cli­ent-ser­ver solu­ti­on for your enti­re IP manage­ment. With its rich and exten­si­ve func­tion­a­li­ties WiN­PAT offers all you need for IP manage­ment (patents, trade­marks and designs) for law firms and cor­po­ra­tes. The sophisti­ca­ted work­flow manage­ment capa­bi­li­ty signi­fi­cant­ly acce­le­ra­tes your day-to-day work through auto­ma­ti­on. The strength of WiN­PAT is its enorm­ous per­for­mance and in fact the com­pre­hen­si­ve built-in pro­ces­ses for the manage­ment of indus­tri­al pro­per­ty rights. The­re is not­hing com­pa­ra­ble available in the mar­ket today.

With the fle­xi­bi­li­ty and modu­lar design of our IP manage­ment soft­ware, we can easi­ly imple­ment your busi­ness work­flows for the admi­nis­tra­ti­on of all your indus­tri­al pro­per­ty rights such as trade­marks, patents and designs, irre­spec­ti­ve of your busi­ness (law firm, cor­po­ra­tes) or your size (small, medi­um or lar­ge). The deve­lo­p­ment of our pro­duct is dri­ven by our pro­fes­sio­nal and high­ly expe­ri­en­ced cus­to­mers com­mu­ni­ty. Wha­te­ver GSI IP manage­ment solu­ti­on you choo­se — IP Now or WiN­PAT — you will acqui­re a soft­ware solu­ti­on that has been deve­lo­ped with over 35 years expe­ri­ence in IP admi­nis­tra­ti­on & manage­ment. Bene­fiting from many years of expe­ri­ence and the pro­found intellec­tu­al pro­per­ty know-how of our employees.

The most important part is the migra­ti­on of your data asset. Thanks to our sophisti­ca­ted con­ver­si­on tools, we can take over your data asset in reasonable time. Our migra­ti­on pro­cess includes the use of publicly available data­ba­se for qua­li­ty check. In addi­ti­on to that, both our pro­ducts are high­ly con­fi­gura­ble and focus on sup­port­ing your office work­flow effi­ci­ent­ly and not otherwise.

An essen­ti­al ques­ti­on for every cli­ent. And we cle­ar­ly rep­ly with a pro­found YES!

GSI ste­adi­ly impro­ves WiN­PAT and its exten­si­ve scope of ope­ra­ti­ons and func­tion­a­li­ties. It is con­ti­nuous­ly adapt­ed to the requi­re­ments of new ope­ra­ting sys­tems and chan­ging IT infra­struc­tu­re. Moreo­ver, GSI fur­ther deve­lo­ps the func­tion­al scope of WiNPAT.

IP Now is the modern off­spring of WiN­PAT. It is web based and built on .Net tech­no­lo­gy. IP Now alre­a­dy has a broad basic func­tion­a­li­ty and has pro­ven its­elf suc­cessful­ly. Our exper­ti­se on IP busi­ness pro­ces­ses is trans­fer­red step-by-step from WiN­PAT to IP Now. During this trans­fer all WiN­PAT pro­ces­ses and work­flows are revi­sed and even fur­ther impro­ved for IP Now.

The deve­lo­p­ment of IP Now and WIN­PAT is con­duc­ted in two deve­lo­p­ment teams that work most clo­se­ly tog­e­ther. Based on that, GSI assu­res a high avai­la­bi­li­ty of resour­ces and a vivid exch­an­ge of infor­ma­ti­on. For both of our pro­ducts we pro­vi­de a month­ly update of due dates, fees and other rules.

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