Overseas Patent Agency, Inc. , (OSPA) was established in the United States in 1982 as foreign Patent Agency and branch office of the law firm of A. Sadek Elias, Attorneys at Law located in Cairo, Egypt. For more than thirty years, OSPA has continued the tradition of the original firm by offering the highest quality of service and expertise available in the areas of patents, trademarks, designs and copyrights.
OSPA is committed to meeting the intellectual property protection needs of its clients with the personal attention and professionalism they have known and have come to depend upon. In addition to preparing and filing all necessary documents for the registration of patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyrights, OSPA offers a range of other intellectual property services including litigation and prosecution.
Our clientele portfolio is extensive and includes all sizes of businesses, from independent inventors and small companies to Fortune 500 corporations. Our knowledgeable staff is able to service all sectors of business and technology, and has the experience and capability to conduct intellectual property rights business in any country of the world (including developing countries) efficiently and effectively. Indeed, our clients benefit from the vast network of worldwide associates that the firm has carefully selected and with which it has established time-honored and trusted relationships.
Our clients notice the advantage of having a single contact for filing in multiple countries, saving clients time and money. Moreover, with offices in both the United States and Egypt, we have the unique ability to immediately answer our clients’ questions about intellectual property matters in many countries such as those in Africa, the Middle East and Asia—without delays from time-zone differences. In addition, with its state-of-the-art, custom-designed data system, we are able to store and retrieve our clients’ data quickly, allowing for impeccable maintenance of both electronic and paper records.
In 2004, George Mina and his wife Amal Elias-Mina opened another branch of OSPA in Oldsmar, Florida where they attend to the registration of patents, industrial designs, and copyrights in over 100 countries worldwide.
OSPA- Patent Department, which is now located in Florida, is well-equipped, and in close touch with excellent and reliable attorneys worldwide, ensuring that our clients and associates will receive the fastest, most reliable and most convenient service available in the business.
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