Gain valuable insights into your technology sector and your competitors by carrying out a one-day Assisted Patent Landscape Analysis with a patent expert from the IPI.
Together with a patent expert, you will compile a representative collection of patents in your technology sector. You will then examine the data and identify connections using suitable tools and analytical techniques.
In a Patent Landscape Analysis, we can look into:
We recommend carrying out an Assisted Patent Search beforehand because it provides a good foundation for an Assisted Patent Landscape Analysis. You will gain a valuable initial overview of the state of the art in your technology sector, which will help you to proceed with the Assisted Patent Landscape Analysis as efficiently as possible.
We maintain complete confidentiality of all information exchanged between you and the IPI and of all search results.
Based on the time and databases available, we can carry out an initial basic analysis of a general field of technology by applicant, number of patent documents etc.
For a more detailed analysis, an Advanced Patent Landscape Analysis is required, particularly if specific fields of technology, qualitative patent indicators or a larger number of documents are to be examined. You can find search providers on our advanced searches page.
You will receive a report with the results and up to 50 of the patent citations found. A list of all patent numbers in the technology field examined will not be provided.
The Assisted Patent Landscape Analysis takes a maximum of eight hours. It is carried out together with you at the IPI or via an online meeting solution.
It is also possible to carry out the search at a partner location via an online meeting platform.
CHF 300 incl. VAT (IPI Fee Ordinance, GebV-IGE Art. 3 para. 2, only available in German, French or Italian). You have the right to a maximum of four assisted patent searches or assisted patent analyses within any twelve-month period.
You may eligible for a discount if you are participating in a funding programme.
If you need further support in evaluating the analysis, we recommend seeking advice from a business consultant or a patent attorney. They will help you to interpret the results and plan your next steps.
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