Patent landscaping creates a clear overview of the patent structure within a technical field or region, or of your competitors. The results may also help you decide in which countries to submit your patent application or on which technologies to focus. It could also be used to approach potential licensees or strategic partners.
Patent landscaping helps you define and execute a sustainable IP strategy that accounts for the factors that are relevant to your specific situation. The results provide IP business intelligence that gives you insights to support your strategic decisions.
A FOCUS landscape search can be a topic analysis, a competitor analysis or an in-depth analysis of one entity. Our experience shows that these are the most common searches and we offer them to you at a fixed flat rate. For a broader PANORAMIC landscape search, which can be as extensive as you wish, we will give you a cost estimate in advance.
As an innovator, you put a lot of effort into product development. Your competitors are most likely doing the same; like you, they are not sitting idle. It is therefore good to know the exact contours of the Intellectual Property (IP) landscape in your field, including:
A patent landscape search can answer all these questions as well as many more. And we can bring the relevant information into focus for you.
Do you want to learn more about the advantages of a patent landscape? Or read a case study example? The article 'Patents with a view: patent landscaping and how to use it' gives you all the insights you need.Article - Patents with a view: patent landscaping and how to use it
NLO offers two patent landscaping services, a FOCUS landscape search and a PANORAMIC landscape search. Together with your patent advisor and our search team, you define the search strategy. We have the most modern international patent databases at our disposal, and will screen the data set and translate the right and relevant information for your needs. Using a PANORAMIC search, we can make a much more in-depth, data set assessment that is entirely tailored to your wishes.
You, your patent advisor and the search team form the perfect collaborative triangle to ensure a high-quality output. The results will be presented in the form of a PowerPoint presentation, which makes it easy for you to share them with your colleagues.
A patent landscape search provides IP business intelligence that gives you insights to support your strategic decisions.
Are you interested in this service? Please contact your patent advisor or our patent landscaping experts Alja and Katerina.