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Patent research outsourcing


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Outsourcing your IPR needs is fast becoming a much-desired service. With several multi-national companies setting up their R&D departments here, India has become the main Research and Analysis option for customers all over the world. Services such as document writing, global filing, Patent Portfolio Analysis, Patent Mining and Administration, end-to-end Patent Application Drafting and Filing, Patentability Assessment, Patent Claims Mapping and Patent and Technology Landscaping are now outsourced to Research and Analysis service providers.

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Patent research outsourcing

  1. 1. Research Article empowering thoughts Patent Research Outsourcing and KPO – Hadron’s view 1st May 2010 2010©Hadron Analytical Services – Confidential and Privileged Email:
  2. 2. Why outsource? empowering thoughts • Optimize your cost • Companies can save millions of dollars by outsourcing technical patent  research and analysis to India. • Dollar to rupee conversion ration is 1:47. • High quality technical people can work in low wages. • Save time • Indian employees are dedicated and hard working who can deliver  reports in quick time • Presence of highly qualified people from IITs and IISc (these are like MITs of  India). • “ This is IIT Bombay. Put Harvard, MIT and Princeton together, and you  begin to get an idea of the status of this school in India.“ ‐ (Lesley  Stahl, co‐anchor on CBS 60 Minutes) • Indian youth is one of the most ambitious youth in the world. 2010©Hadron Analytical Services – Confidential and Privileged Email:
  3. 3. Some examples of R&D investments by companies empowering thoughts • Companies like GE, IBM, Texas Instruments, Intel, Cisco Systems have set  up their Indian units to utilize Indian technical talent. • Texas Instruments has 225 US patents awarded to its Indian operation. • It’s the Year of the Idea, and the newest and busiest hub for innovations  and intellectual property is India. • Indians are parenting patents like never before in 200 R&D labs. • India is the new hub for patents, and soon, the world will be outsourcing  R&D from India,” says P Gopalakrishnan, Director, IBM India Research Lab,  IIT. • “Our 1,400 engineers are constantly innovating chip hardware design,  communication technologies. Now, we even have a well‐developed  Intellectual Property strategic program. In 2003, we made 125 invention  disclosures and several patent filings from India,” says Siddhartha Das, Intel  Technology India Pvt Ltd. 2010©Hadron Analytical Services – Confidential and Privileged Email:
  4. 4. What is KPO? empowering thoughts • KPO is Knowledge Process Outsourcing.  • One step ahead of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) as it involves knowledge  related and information related work carried out by highly qualified professionals. • The KPO typically involves a component of Business Processing Outsourcing  (BPO), Research Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Analysis Proves Outsourcing  (APO). • Evaluation of KPO because of the success of BPO and large qualified  professionals in India. • The future of KPO has a high potential as it is not restricted to only Information  Technology (IT) or Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) sectors and  includes other sectors like Legal Processes, Intellectual Property and Patent  related services, Engineering Services, Web Development application, CAD/CAM  Applications, Business Research and Analytics, Legal Research, Clinical Research,  Publishing, Market Research (Market research KPO ) etc. 2010©Hadron Analytical Services – Confidential and Privileged Email:
  5. 5. How KPO is evolved ? empowering thoughts 2009- Till date (Market capitalization start) Next steps: From 2009 patent research companies in India will target on capturing the market as many opportunities like innovation in business processes in patent research and VC 2004-2007 (Acceptance in market and increase in vendors doors are opening up. More over huge pool of talent in India is now experienced in this Industry (as the industry is now 10-11 years old) is 2000 (Evaluation of offshore research and analytics) available for recruitment. 2010©Hadron Analytical Services – Confidential and Privileged Email:
  6. 6. Global market size of KPO empowering thoughts Global KPO Market: • The global KPO industry stands at US$ 1.2 billion today. • The NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Service Companies)  estimates the KPO market to grow by gargantuan proportions to US$ 15.5            billion by 2010. • The number of Indian KPO professionals is set to leap from 25,000 to 250,000  employees by 2010. R&D investments in billion $ by companies in 2009 Johnson &  Pfizer  Novartis (NVS) Roche  Merck  Bristol‐ Johnson (JNJ) (PFE) (RHHBY) (MRK) Meyers  Squibb  (BMY) $7.0 $7.8 $7.5 $9.9 $5.9 $5.1 2010©Hadron Analytical Services – Confidential and Privileged Email:
  7. 7. India Advantages empowering thoughts Technical expertise Creative and India (Value Innovative Cost effective proposition) management Large pool of talent 2010©Hadron Analytical Services – Confidential and Privileged Email:
  8. 8. Vendors empowering thoughts • There are many vendors in the Industry namely: • Evalueserve • CPA Global • Pangea3 • Hadron Analytics • Aranca • Other offshore research centers: • GE • IBM • Novartis • P&G 2010©Hadron Analytical Services – Confidential and Privileged Email:
  9. 9. Contact us empowering thoughts Mail: Website: Head office C 7/110, Rohini, Sector 8 New Delhi – 110085, India Telephone – (+91) 114 ‐ 514 – 0389 Fax – (+91) 112‐794‐3836 2010©Hadron Analytical Services – Confidential and Privileged Email:
  10. 10. empowering thoughts Thank You… 2010©Hadron Analytical Services – Confidential and Privileged Email: