Problem & Context:

The client engaged SPA to map the claims of some of their patents with mobile broadband standards. The client also requested SPA to identify specific products from base station vendors/cell phone vendors which could be implementing the features of client’s patented technologies.

SciTech Patent Art Approach & Deliverables:
  • A 2-member SPA team was designated full-time to work on standard essential patents request.
  • SPA reviewed the patents in detail and identified key elements of the claim under investigation.
  • Keyword searches were conducted on websites dealing with ICT-enabled systems.
  • Relevant technical specifications relating to industry-specific standards were identified and mapped with claimed elements.
  • SPA mapped critical drawings in patents to the identified technical specifications (standards).
  • Searches were conducted to identify relevant products from base station vendors / operators.
  • Identified relevant products and mapped claim elements to product features.
  • SPA also identified the standards that were being used by each of base station vendors/ operators.
Turnaround Time:
  • 4  weeks
  • $15,000