Patent Landscape Analysis in Six Simple Steps
Patent landscape reports are a popular search report that are intended to give an overview of the patents covering a particular type of technology. They are a critical step in any companyâ€™s innovation lifecycle.
Alexander Spencer, Account Manager at Minesoft, shines a light on the best methods for undergoing this transformative research strategy. Some common uses for a patent landscape:
Defining and discovering whitespaceÂ â€¢ Understanding the current competitive landscape â€¢ Predicting where your market is heading â€¢ Identifying acquisition, licensing, targets or collaboration opportunities â€¢ Spotting trends in your space to aid investmentsÂ â€¢ Finding inventors active in a particular area, for headhunting and recruiting purposes