Assessing Commercial Effectiveness of Patents

... A Case Study in Shampoos ...

SciTech Patent Art has developed a robust methodology for patent-product matching. In this report, to demonstrate the effectiveness of this methodology, we conduct this analysis across competitors in the same business segment.

A systematic study such as this by any company can have significant implications on the IP processes / systems adopted with in the company. Example business decisions that could be driven by such a study include:

  • Strengthening product protection by revitalizing IP programs in core areas of business interest.
  • Identifying IP to acquire to strengthen a weak patent portfolio.
  • Reduction of maintenance costs by discarding/out-licensing patents of no commercial interest.
  • Recognition and retention of core inventors driving commercialized inventions.
  • …and many more