We are looking for ideas and solutions to extend the patent term on some of our cutting-edge technologies

Problem & Context: An American precision engineering company was interested in extending the term of a critical patent which was to expire shortly. The patent was in the area of static and dynamic sealing devices. The client engaged an SPA team to recommend ways to extend patent protection. SciTech Patent Art Approach & Deliverables: A [...]

We would like to quickly analyze and manage rapidly growing patent information in the automotive space with automated based tools and techniques.

Problem & Context: The IP team of a Japanese automotive component manufacturer needed help in the development of an AI/ML tool to auto-screen and categorize patents in a rapidly emerging technology in autonomous vehicles. The volume of patent data was growing rapidly and a productivity enhancing tool was critical to ensure timely assessment of competitor [...]

We are actively looking for technology development partners in the North America in a particular technology space

Problem & Context: A tooling and industrial materials company was looking for potential partners in Open Innovation in tooling materials, particularly in USA and Canada. The client’s initial searches were unsuccessful in identifying the most relevant groups in their specific area of interest. SciTech Patent Art Approach & Deliverables: A 2-member team was formed to [...]

We want to conduct a state-of-the art study related in the area of turbochargers to plan our future R&D activities

Problem & Context: The client, a Japanese micro-mechatronics company was interested in identifying all the technologies associated with turbocharges / superchargers. The client wanted to understand what technologies were available globally and how they could strategically plan their research. SciTech Patent Art Approach & Deliverables: SciTech Patent Art team considered the following approach: Search and [...]

We would like to explore commercialization opportunities in new markets and also identify application areas relevant to these markets

Problem & Context: The client, a fasteners and specialty products company, partnered with SciTech Patent Art team to identify new markets for an innovative vapor trap developed for metal fusion area. SciTech Patent Art Approach & Deliverables: At SciTech Patent Art, a 2-member team of a mechanical engineer and a material scientist was formed to [...]

We would like to explore new materials and new technologies that could be adopted for our existing products

Problem & Context: A team of innovation experts at an European Innovation company, engaged SciTech Patent Art to identify innovative solutions for retrofit insulation of houses that are not only cost-effective, but also aesthetically pleasing with other user-friendly features. The study included search for new materials and new technologies. SciTech Patent Art Approach & Deliverables: [...]

We would like to understand IP trends in the area of Graphene and develop a technology taxonomy with continued updates

Problem & Context: An American corporate R&D center  engaged in advanced materials research and development were interested in understanding technology and Intellectual Property (IP) trends related to Graphene through creation of a detailed technology taxonomy and routinely updates. SciTech Patent Art Approach & Deliverables: SciTech Patent Art engaged a team that had extensive research experience [...]