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Patent freedom to operate searches, opinions, techniques, and studies

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  • "Anyone involved with patent searching and risk management requires the proper tools and methodology to successfully avoid patent infringement. [This book] is designed to build the necessary competencies, techniques, and best practices. Addressing a wide range of topics, this book covers: conducting and organizing freedom-to-operate studies to obtain actionable data; analyzing the results of those searches; developing appropriate risk management strategies; and preserving the information and analysis in order to be fully protected in the future."--


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The basics of patent law -- Patent intelligence needs -- Organizing and structuring an FTO study -- Project managment -- Patent searching -- Analysis of patent search results -- Risk management -- Presenting, preserving, and protecting information and deliverables -- Glossary