SPA’s clients who are involved in Open Innovation activities are frequently in search of promising technologies with a strong application potential. SPA has conducted many patent and technology landscaping studies wherein it has helped identify specific companies and inventors with promising technologies. Such studies also involve an evaluation of the quality of the target’s patent portfolio, life-cycle stages of the various technologies, and a legal status review of the patent portfolio.

Key Deliverables

  • Conduct multiple searches to identify patents of interest
  • Review claims to assess validity and enforceability
  • Assess commercial potential of relevant patents
  • Propose multiple options for patent acquisition or in-licensing

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