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Make the most of your commercialization plan

One of the primary steps that companies take towards protecting their Intellectual Property rights is to patent their inventions. In addition, companies should be able to monetize their patent portfolios by mak...

Best practices to Patent Invalidation Searches

Invalidation – an introduction An invalidation search, also known as an opposition search or validity search, is a search conducted to determine if one or more claims of a granted patent are valid. The term &#8...

Learn all about Standard Essential Patents (SEP)

It is the intention of both “Standards” and “Patents” to encourage innovation, where a “Standard” offers access to technology to drive compatibility and interoperability betw...

Develop products with confidence using early-stage Freedom to Operate (FTO) searches

A recent conversation with one of our clients prompted us to reinforce our belief that early-stage freedom to operate (FTO) searches are business critical. Our client, a corporate R&D organization, informed...

Why is a patentability search essential before filing a patent application?

Patentability An Introduction: “Patentability” refers to the substantive conditions that must be met, for an invention, to be patented. The invention must satisfy the requirements under the context of a nationa...

What is Freedom to Operate(FTO) search and why it is essential?

Freedom to Operate (FTO) – an introduction: Freedom to operate search is an imperative due diligence step to be performed for any organization prior to commercializing a newly developed product or process. Free...