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Hadron Analytics is a global intellectual property and technology research services company based in India. We provide services in the form of patent landscape report, patent portfolio assessment and management, patent searches and market research. Our clients consists of fortune 50 and fortune 500 companies. We at Hadron combine science with technology to make lives a little easier. Our analysis techniques and visualization tools helps CEOs, patent attorneys, R&D department, IP department to make effective business decisions and plan the future. We focus on a niche set of service offerings and have proven experience in working with counsel in technology and related fields

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  1. 1. Office Action Claims modification according to report sent by patent office Brief Overview The office action cites prior art and gives reasons why the Steps followed patent claims is allowed or can be rejected by the Our team will look at the patent documents provided by Examiner. An office action may be "final" or "non-final". patent office and modify the claims accordingly. In a non-final office action, the applicant is entitled to reply and request reconsideration or further examination, Output with or without making an amendment. These rejections Reporting and results will be given on Microsoft excel as deal with matters of wording and formality, and are well as on our interactive platform where clients can usually straight forward to deal with. To reduce these review the results in an easy to digest format. Documents complications our analysts perform a prior art search to are provided with modified claims and necessary look for infringing claims and reply with necessary explanations. modifications required. Delivery format Benefits you would derive All results will be stored on password protected o Clearance from office action from examiner encrypted content management system, however it is o Check for novelty, obviousness and usefulness possible to deliver report is other formats according to o Make claims more broader client requirements. Methodology for Search/Analysis We review documents sent by the patent office and their comments over it. Based on it we change the language of claims or add/delete words which make invention to be patentable. About us: Hadron is a global intellectual property and technology research services company based in India with people from IITs, IIMs and IISc. We provide services in the form of patent landscape report, patent portfolio management, patent licensing support, patent searches and market research. Our clients consists of fortune 50 and fortune 500 companies. We at Hadron combine science with technology to make lives a little easier. Our analysis techniques and visualization tools helps CEOs, patent attorneys, R&D department, IP department to make effective business decisions and plan the future. We focus on a niche set of service offerings and have proven experience in working with counsel in technology and related fields. www.hadronanalytics.com Email: info@hadronanalytics.com
  2. 2. Prior-art search/State-of-the-art search, Novelty/Patentability search Searching for prior-arts available, novelty in inventions and patentability prior to filling Brief Overview These searches form an essential part of the process of Methodology for Search/Analysis determining the patentability of a specific invention. For Prior art searches we review each and every aspect of Here, identification of prior art forms part of the invention in great detail, get the relevant keywords and Patentability (also referred to as Novelty) search type, search for patent and non-patent literature. which is probably the most frequently exercised patent For Novelty searches we review the document by the search. In order for an invention to be viable for securing client very carefully, make the keywords and search for a patent, no prior record of a similar or identical product patents similar to the client’s novelty. or process may exist. This search task aims at clarifying whether any such records exists in patent and non-patent Steps followed literature that have been published prior to the filing of a patent application in question. Prior art also plays a vital •Documents recieved from the client role in Validity (Invalidity) searches that are exercised in •Review of documents and background search on Internet/Non-patent literature 1 libraries and patent database order to render specific claims of a patent, or the complete patent itself invalid by identifying matter •Collection of keywords and search query building •Collection of the documents from the search query and taxonomy formation published before the filing date of the patent in question. 2 It is of note that for this kind of searches the legally active •Sample analysis on the taxonomy part of the targeted patent, the claims, form the basis of 3 •Client review and feedback on the taxonomy and search query the information need. •Finalizing search query and taxonomy •Starting analysis 4 Benefits you would derive •Finishing analysis o Identifying whether the invention talked about is 5 •Marking relevant patent and non-patent documents satisfying the basic laws of filing an invention; it is “new” as well as “non-obvious”. •Structuring report • High/Medium/Low ranked patent marked o This helps in making distinctions between what is 6 already known (prior art) and what is new (the •Creative graphs/charts/tables preparation invention). 7 •Final delivery of the report o A prior-art patentability search can avoid losing the investment in a patent application if the search discovers prior references that would likely Output preclude patenting the invention. Reporting and results will be given on Microsoft excel as o Inventors can perform basic prior art searchers to well as on our interactive platform where clients can see what knowledge (usually in the form of review the results in an easy to digest format. Client can patents) already exist in the invention's scientific also look or sort patents/documents according to the area. relevancy obtained by us. Client can filter out best patents/documents required by him by a single click. Delivery format All results will be stored on password protected encrypted content management system, however it is possible to deliver report is other formats according to client requirements. About us: Hadron is a global intellectual property and technology research services company based in India with people from IITs, IIMs and IISc. We provide services in the form of patent landscape report, patent portfolio management, patent licensing support, patent searches and market research. Our clients consists of fortune 50 and fortune 500 companies. We at Hadron combine science with technology to make lives a little easier. Our analysis techniques and visualization tools helps CEOs, patent attorneys, R&D department, IP department to make effective business decisions and plan the future. We focus on a niche set of service offerings and have proven experience in working with counsel in technology and related fields. www.hadronanalytics.com Email: info@hadronanalytics.com
  3. 3. Infringement/Invalidation Search Patent claims invalidation, claims modification to save from possible infringement Brief Overview Patent Infringement Searches are performed to locate Steps followed any unexpired patents whose claims read on the patent. The search may also be undertaken by a product owning •Identification of client's purpose and collecting necessory company to identify patents that it may be infringing patent documents 1 •Background Study upon. Our team of domain-experts does an in-depth search for the patents in various paid as well as open source databases. We have various language expertises in • Claims reading and finding key aspects claimed in the invention our company like Japanese, Chinese, German, French, •Query building using various keywords obtained from 2 background/key aspects Russian and other languages. A determination of patent infringement involves a two- step process. First, the claims are analyzed by studying all •Patent searching in Micropat/ USPTO/EPO/JPO/KPO etc. •Keeping priority date as filter. of the relevant patent documents. Second, the claims 3 must "read on" the accused device or process. This merely means that the device or process is examined to •Finding patents whose claims infringe upon the patent provided see if it is substantially described by the claims; in other •Categorize patents according to relevance i.e high, medium and 4 low words, the claims are tested to see whether they describe the accused infringement. •Marking patent pdfs with relevant claim portions mapped •Reporting on collaborative plateform where you can match Benefits you would derive 5 drawings, claims. o You will save millions of dollars in infringement cases prior to the launch of product. o Estimating the risk of patent infringement before developing, producing, and marketing a product. Output o Pre-acquisition or investment assessments of Reporting and results will be given on Microsoft a patent’s strength. excel/PowerPoint as well as on our interactive platform o Invalidation of the claiming patent can save your where client’s can review the results in an easy to digest patent. format. Client can also match drawings and claims. o Figure out the competitor’s patent coming in your way and invalidate it. Delivery format All results will be stored on password protected Methodology for Search/Analysis encrypted content management system, however it is For Invalidating patent claiming your patent/competitor possible to deliver report is other formats according to patent coming in your way, we look at the independent claims of the claiming patent and make list of key aspects client requirements. claimed in the invention. We then search by the keywords and their synonyms in different paid and open source database around the world to find any relevant patent matching the claims of claiming patent. About us: Hadron is a global intellectual property and technology research services company based in India with people from IITs, IIMs and IISc. We provide services in the form of patent landscape report, patent portfolio management, patent licensing support, patent searches and market research. Our clients consists of fortune 50 and fortune 500 companies. We at Hadron combine science with technology to make lives a little easier. Our analysis techniques and visualization tools helps CEOs, patent attorneys, R&D department, IP department to make effective business decisions and plan the future. We focus on a niche set of service offerings and have proven experience in working with counsel in technology and related fields. www.hadronanalytics.com Email: info@hadronanalytics.com
  4. 4. Freedom to operate search Freedom to operate search prior launching of the product Brief Overview Freedom-to-operate", abbreviated "FTO", is usually used Steps followed to mean determining whether a particular action, such as testing or commercialising a product, can be done •Documents recieved from the client •Review of documents and background search on Internet/Non-patent literature without infringing valid intellectual property rights of 1 libraries and patent database others. A freedom to operate search involves searching •Collection of keywords and search query building the claims language of third-party in-force patents to •Collection of the documents from the search query and taxonomy formation 2 determine if the claims of the any prior art read on aspects of the technology that is to enter the •Sample analysis on the taxonomy •Client review and feedback on the taxonomy and search query marketplace. Freedom to Operate research is typically 3 conducted as a due diligence effort to prevent potential •Finalizing search query and taxonomy infringement. 4 •Starting analysis •Finishing analysis Benefits you would derive 5 •Marking relevant patent documents o Product launch by identifying infringing patent and •Structuring report potential losses which may happen 6 • High/Medium/Low ranked patent marked o Claims modification according to prior arts found o Saving billions of dollars which can lose in potential •Creative graphs/charts/tables preparation •Final delivery of the report infringement 7 Methodology for Search/Analysis Searching prior art from around the world using reliable paid patent databases and other databases of client Output interest. Analysis is based on the claims of the application Reporting and results will be given on Microsoft excel as patent and technology/claimed aspects of the invention. well as on our interactive platform where clients can Taxonomy is prepared based on claims of the application review the results in an easy to digest format. Client can patent and then search is carried out to find out relevant also look or sort patents/documents according to the patent documents. relevancy obtained by us. Client can filter out best patents/documents required by him by a single click. Delivery format All results will be stored on password protected encrypted content management system, however it is possible to deliver report is other formats according to client requirements. About us: Hadron is a global intellectual property and technology research services company based in India with people from IITs, IIMs and IISc. We provide services in the form of patent landscape report, patent portfolio management, patent licensing support, patent searches and market research. Our clients consists of fortune 50 and fortune 500 companies. We at Hadron combine science with technology to make lives a little easier. Our analysis techniques and visualization tools helps CEOs, patent attorneys, R&D department, IP department to make effective business decisions and plan the future. We focus on a niche set of service offerings and have proven experience in working with counsel in technology and related fields. www.hadronanalytics.com Email: info@hadronanalytics.com

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