Are you planning to launch a new product or service? If yes, then Freedom to operate search also known as FTO or clearance search is what you need before you commercialize your product/service to avoid future litigations.
FTO search is done to provide an opinion on the risk of infringement involved in commercialising a proposed technology/product/service based on similar patent applications (issued or pending) found in the patent search.
If the patent search reveals that one or more patents do limit a your freedom to operate, you must decide how to proceed. The options include:
Invalidating the blocking patent;
Purchasing the patent or licensing in;
Let us help you in opining on the potential litigation risks with a FTO search report. Get your quote today.