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PAVIS is a leading European Intellectual Property service provider, specializing in worldwide patent and trademark renewal and EP validations. 

2020, its subsidiary PAVIS Payments GmbH was officially approved as a regulated payment service provider in accordance with the Payment Services Supervision Act. As a result, PAVIS is able to provide all services in full compliance with statutory requirements.

PAVIS has been part of NovumIP since 2020.

NovumIP is a joint venture of PAVIS and Novagraaf. Whilst PAVIS has its roots in the field of patents, Novagraaf has 130 years of experience in trademark management. Under the umbrella brand NovumIP, the two companies join forces and complement one another in order to further develop innovative and IT-based services

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The intellectual property pro bono initiative - IP Pro Bono - provides intellectual property advice and legal support for claimants and defendants in intellectual property disputes.

IP Pro Bono is the collaboration of a number of leading IP organisations, including: the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) - which manages the scheme, the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA), the Intellectual Property Lawyers’ Association (IPLA), the IP Bar and the Law Society.

IP Pro Bono aims to respond to the challenge set out by His Honour Judge Richard Hacon, that IP legal services providers should come together to provide intellectual property advice and legal support for individuals and small businesses who find themselves involved in intellectual property disputes, who could not otherwise afford to meet the costs of professional representation.

The intellectual property professionals providing the service are all qualified and regulated under the Legal Services Act 2007.