This method of finding and categorising patents by anticipated expiry date, patent value and therapeutic area enables a researcher to prioritise the patents that are most significant and relevant in accordance with specific business objectives.

This paper looks at some search examples, to provide guidance on how an IP database can be used to determine the best opportunities arising as a result of expiring patents

  • Knowing your competitive landscape is key to survival
  • Taking aim at the most valuable patents
  • Using patent searches to exploit opportunities