Patentability of Software & AI Advice

£495.00 +VAT

Sold By: Ilya Kazi


How can you protect your valuable software development? Patents can provide strong protection, broader than copyright as they go beyond stopping direct copying and are effective against reverse engineering.  They are also potential assets, valuable if seeking investment or on exit and may qualify you for tax relief.

However, for software and AI getting a patent is not as straightforward as for other technologies. Sometimes it is better to try to keep things as a trade secret.  Strategic advice untainted by a presumption you will file an application is offered.


We will discuss your software or AI invention and give you a quick commercial pragmatic frank view as to the patentability prospects before you either proceed down the route or miss out on the opportunity.

The service

What you’ll get

  • A 1-hour discussion on your digital software, AI, and business model
  • An initial view as to whether your product is likely to be patentable and whether it makes sense in your case to try.
  • Next steps/ Strategic Advice

Follow-on services available at an additional charge

  • Carrying out the patent filing process for your business, if this is the right commercial decision, or advising on other protection options. I will be able to provide a tailored quote for the service before undertaking the assignment, and the initial understanding of the business/technology from the strategic view will of course count towards the time needed.

What you need to provide:

  • The first step after the purchase will be to provide verification of your identity and supply the following documentation so your adviser can carry out their ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) and ‘Anti-Money Laundering’ (AML) checks. Please have the following at hand but note that this may not be a complete list:
    • Company name, VAT number (if applicable), registration number
    • Key contacts and associated contact details including email and mobile
    • The names and home addresses of all directors
    • Home utility bill (no more than 3 months old) and passport for every person who owns or controls more than 25% of the voting rights of your business

We want to support you!

If you have any questions you would like to raise regarding this service, please get in touch by selecting the “Contact me” option at the bottom of my profile.

If you are also interested in further detailed advice not covered in the above, simply select “Custom Job Order” with an outline of your requirements.  I will provide a tailored quote to meet your needs.

I hope to hear from you soon.

Ilya Kazi, IK-IP


All of our searching and advice is based on databases that have limitations and is conducted within a budget. Our advice is based on our reasonable and pragmatic judgement as to what may be worth pursuing and what may face a serious obstacle. IP offices, particularly non-native English-speaking ones, may however form a different view of relevance. Owners of other marks may take an aggressive stance towards defending broad space around their own marks. We give no guarantee that a mark will go straight through to registration or that it will not be opposed. If we recommend a particular course of action either to pursue or not to pursue a mark, based on what we understand of your situation, it does not follow that the alternative course is impossible.

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Sold By: Ilya Kazi

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