Prior Art Search
Identification of prior arts to assess novelty of the inventions / validity of the patent claims
Mapping prior arts to the features of the invention / elements of the patent claims
Prepare strong invalidity / validity arguments in close-coordination with attorneys
Results are provided in an intuitive format for easy understanding
Reports customizable to customer's needs
Follow up conference call to explain the results and receive client's feedback
Conduct supplemental searches to fill the gaps in the arguments
Technology & Competitive Landscape
Involves segmentation of a technology in various sub-components and analysis of patent & non-patent literature to draw useful insights about the competition, key markets, patenting trend, potential risks etc.
Comparison of client's patent portfolio with competitors and perform a SWOT analysis.
In-depth analysis of a technology domain to identify unmet problems, key challenges, technology gaps and patenting opportunities.
Periodic monitoring of patents in specific technology areas and / or filed by their competitors to assess relative strength and devise appropriate IP strategies