Avoid IP infringement and litigation risk
Identify granted patents of interest and assess whether your actions regarding the product or service offering would infringe any of the identified patents.
How can an FTO Screening
An FTO Screening is considered an effective infringement risk assessment strategy balanced against a sensible budget for the assignment, as our search results provide a representative overview of the clearance situation. This is often enough for strategic decisions or to indicate the need for further investigations.
Get Access to the Unique Qthena EP Portfolio Grader
The Qthena EP Portfolio Grader allows you to understand how your or your client's patents compare to your/their peers across all key pre- and post-grant activities. You can instantly understand your strengths and weaknesses.
This is important for (1) internal goal setting and (2) helping you allocate resources to the relevant internal departments.
Today companies claim they are “leading companies” and the like, but these statements are not based on data-driven insights. Moreover, Teams set internal goals, such as “increase number of opposition filings”, but do so without knowing if it is a realistic goal.
For Law Firms
The Qthena EP Portfolio Grader provides an overview grading of a patent attorney firms EP prosecution. If you are a patent attorney firm then you can use this to identify your strengths and weaknesses compared to your pears. This can be used for focusing marketing on specific weak point or use the strengths as selling points.
For the corporate side, this could be used to compare performance between attorney firms that they work with and use it as a basis for improving future cooperation.
What Services does Uppdragshuset offer?
FTO Screening is a search aiming at finding and presenting patent documents with the most relevant claiming scopes covering the concept or set of key features that are of most interest to you.
In our regular FTO search service, we aim to find all documents that may pose an infringement risk. As each and every case is unique, the search strategy and time budget are always determined in consultation with you.
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