PatSnap Innovation Academy course: How to do an FTO search

About this course

Simply put, freedom to operate (FTO) is a risk assessment to help businesses understand IP risk and evaluate competitors’ patents. In this course we join Juliana Melo LLM, IP expert at PatSnap. The course will guide us through the core concepts of freedom to operate: its definition, objectives of an FTO search and what insight and guidance an FTO analysis can offer. This is a beginner level course aimed at those looking for an introduction on how to do FTO searching.


1 (Beginner)

Part of the series:

Patent and IP basics

Total video runtime:

29 minutes

Instructor Juliana Melo


Juliana Melo

IP Lawyer, PatSnap

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