Licensing professionals are a rapidly emerging group of clients for SPA services. SPA provides support services in detecting potential infringements, identifying in-licensing or out-licensing companies / technologies and decision-making related to portfolio maintenance activities.
Services recommended for Licensing Professionals include:
Evidence of use analysis to detect potential infringements or to identify potential licensing opportunities;
Out-licensing target identification to understand technology strength along with an understanding of market needs;
In-licensing target identification of companies possessing technologies with a strong application potential; or
Differentiation analysis to identify differentiating technology features in order to out-licensing.