PATENT SEARCH AND ANALYTICS SERVICES

EXPERT PATENT RESEARCH FROM THE WORLD'S LEADER

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A partner you can trust when the stakes are high

We are dedicated to providing actionable insights to improve the quality and speed of your decision-making throughout the IP lifecycle.  

High stakes or routine situations, you get the right information at the right time to make IP decisions with confidence.

We’ve built a global patent research capability designed around precision. This has earned us the trust of the world’s most active IP organisations.


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EXPERT SUPPORT ACROSS THE IP LIFECYCLE

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R&D and Innovation

  • Make smarter investments in R&D and product development
  • Determine your innovation strategy and select the right inventions for investment

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IP Portfolio Development and Prosecution

  • Understand how to best construct and optimise your IP portfolio
  • Benchmark your portfolio against competitors
  • Establish product-to-portfolio alignment

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Patent Transactions

  • Identify and maximise monetisation opportunities
  • Strength test assets for build or buy decisions

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Litigation

  • Build the best defensive arguments or post-grant actions
  • Find infringers and their products to craft and deploy an enforcement strategy

INCOMPARABLE EXPERTISE, DEPTH AND SCALE

TRUE EXPERTS

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Depend on the world's most skilled patent research team, with expertise in your exact technology, patent law, and research theory. Our in-house team of experts, from 11 of our offices worldwide, search in multiple languages using the best resources.

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Leverage our decades of experience in serving nearly 2,000 corporations and law firms as well as the USPTO. Achieve peace of mind when making your most important IP decisions.

COLLABORATIVE PARTNER

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Collaborate with our technical leads who believe that quality work starts with getting your requirements exactly right. Work with us in your time zone and language with fast communication and turnaround – the way customer service should be.


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Patent Research Projects for the Right Insights

PATENTABILITY

Develop well-crafted patent applications for the right inventions that save downstream prosecution costs and improve allowance rates.

Best to:

  • Determine patentable inventions
  • Screen out inventions before further investment to streamline costs
  • Support efficient patent application drafts that improve allowance rates






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FREEDOM TO OPERATE

Intelligence to decide your next steps when making, using or selling new products, regardless of where you are in the product lifecycle.



Best to:
  • Go to market with confidence
  • Avoid infringements by modifying inventions to “design around” existing patents
  • Protect market entry plans by defining last-minute design changes or pursuing a license prior to the product launch


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INVALIDITY and SCOUR THE EARTH™

Support the strongest argument for invalidating a patent when facing a complaint, taking post-grant action, or building confidence in your assertion strategy.


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  • Defend against high-stakes complaints
  • Help clear the competitive playing field by invalidating competitors’ patents through post-grant procedures
  • Evaluate threats or build negotiating leverage in licensing deals by assessing competitive patent strength

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Technology intelligence

A customised analysis of the commercial and technical activity within a relevant space.


Best to:
  • Guide your R&D strategies and decision making
  • Assess changing market dynamics
  • Identify unknown or new competitors, potential partners and emerging technology trends






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Competitor benchmarking

Address specific questions regarding key competitors’ IP portfolios and R&D strategies, independently or relative to your market position.


Best to:
  • Identify threats to your market share and discover strategic gaps for exploitation
  • Identify emerging threats or partnership opportunities, innovation trends, and areas of profitability
  • Adopt response strategies to your competitors' changing focus areas



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Portfolio analysis

A full patent portfolio audit to optimize performance and cost-effectiveness. We evaluate your portfolio against your business objectives and provide detailed recommendations.


Best to:
  • Understand the composition of an IP portfolio and areas of strength or weakness
  • Establish alignment between your portfolio and products, as well as product pipeline
  • Identify monetisation or cost-saving opportunities
  • Redirect IP investment and filing strategies
  • Improve management of a portfolio

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