Cross provides services to:
- corporate IP departments;
- attorneys-at-law specializing in patent
three groups benefit in terms of cost-effectiveness within their
own specific business contexts.
IP departments benefit from Southern Cross's experience
in liasing directly with corporate inventors. It helps out with
part or whole of the corporate IP department's own process from
evaluating invention disclosures to writing up patent applications
ready for filing. This allows an IP department to concentrate on
issues which are important in regard of its IP strategy without
its being pegged back by an overload of back-office tasks.
benefit starting from the premiss that Southern Cross is focussed
on and experienced in certain scientific & technical fields
(see About Us), which pays off in terms of effectiveness
& efficiency. This leads to costs savings –which
is in a principal's interest.
benefit from a basic, hands-on approach by Southern Cross to improve:
Their positions in their chosen technology-driven sectors;
skills & capabilities in areas where they have their greatest
earning power; and
building long-term value.
addition, because Southern Cross itself is a SME with a recent history
of starting and growing, it understands and solves a SME client's
- Getting a big picture in regard of its
- Learning how to DIY as much as is practically
possible in order to make more use of its existing IP and creating
more IP cost-effectively;
If and as needed, being given a helping hand in practice.
Southern Cross, 2013