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Do you need patent freedom to operate, patent validity, or patent infringement opinions?

Read here to protect your business.

No innovative company can afford accidental patent infringement. If your business does not regularly appear on the Fortune 500, then a protracted patent litigation will destroy your business or wipe out your profits.

And that’s if you win the patent litigation!

It’s much worse if you lose.

Patent opinions help you understand the risks of bringing an innovative product or service to market, so that you can make informed business decisions.

You can read below to learn more about our patent opinion services.

To request a free PDF that explains how our patent opinion services help you manage your risk of patent infringement, please fill in the form at the bottom of the page.

Freedom To Operate

The firm helps clients by providing patent freedom to operate studies, opinions, and landscapes. A patent “freedom to operate” study is also known as a patent “clearance” study or simply a “freedom to operate” study.

A freedom to operate (“FTO”) study determines if bringing a proposed product or method to the market in a country would likely infringe on any valid, enforceable patents in that country. A freedom to operate study takes into account many factors, including co-ownership, licenses, covenants not to sue, patent expiration, patent validity, and patent infringement. If one or more patents are flagged as requiring further review, then the patent might be selected for a patent infringement or patent validity study.

A freedom to operate opinion is a formal write up of a freedom to operate study that is designed to stand up in court as evidence of non-willful patent infringement. As such, freedom to operate opinions are usually long, meticulous, and expensive.

A freedom to operate landscape lists differences between a product or method under development and the claims of issued patents and patent application publications. A freedom to operate landscape lets researchers know which research avenues are blocked by patents.

Contact us for a free consultation if you are concerned about freedom to operate.

Patent Validity

The firm helps clients by providing patent validity studies and opinions.

A patent validity study analyzes one or more claims of an issued patent to determine if the claims would likely be found valid by a court or canceled by the USPTO. A patent validity study is usually focused on the claims of a single blocking patent that was identified by the client or a patent freedom to operate study.

A patent validity opinion is a formal write up of a patent validity study that is designed to be relied upon in court as evidence of non-willful infringement.

Contact us for a free consultation if you are concerned about the validity of a patent.

Patent Infringement

The firm helps clients by providing patent infringement studies and opinions.

A patent infringement study determines if a product or method would likely infringe one or more issued patents. A patent infringement study is similar to a freedom to operate study. However, patent infringement studies are usually focused on a single blocking patent that was identified by the client or a patent freedom to operate study.

A patent infringement opinion is a formal write up of a patent infringement study that is designed to be relied upon in court as evidence of non-willful infringement.

Contact us for a free consultation if you are concerned about patent infringement.

Due Diligence

The firm helps clients by providing or assisting with due diligence studies.
A due diligence study is a type of investigation by businesses, regarding a license, a business, or technology in anticipation of business dealings, such as licensing, an acquisition, a merger, or an initial public offering. Due diligence inquiries can range from whether a business’s patents cover their products, to the criminal history of their employees.

Please contact me for a free consultation if you are interested in discussing a due diligence study.

Patentability

The firm helps clients by providing patentability studies and landscapes.

A patentability study determines if proposed claims are likely to be novel and non-obvious over the prior art. Patentability studies typically do not include subject matter or enablement analysis, unless specifically requested to do so.

A patentability study can be requested by someone who feels threatened by the claims of a published patent application to determine if the pending claims would be valid if issued.

Contact us for a free consultation if you are concerned about freedom to operate.

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