IP Searching & Analytics

IP Searching & Analytics

Extract the most value out of your search results

Tap into our specialized expertise, technical skills and industry resources to maximize your competitive intelligence. Better results lead to more informed decisions.

Patents and trademarks provide more than simply the opportunity to protect your innovative idea. We have extensive patent and trademark searching tools and deep expertise in IP analytics to help meet client needs. Whether you are developing or monitoring your brand or extracting business insight from patent databases using landscapes, white space analysis, trends or competitive watch, our experts can help.

Using IP analytics, our clients improve their business outcomes by fostering evidence-based decision-making. With the abundance of data, it is important to distill actionable insight from complex information-dense problems to advance corporate priorities.

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Why Stratford?

Stratford utilizes IP analytics experts to survey the industry landscape as it relates to the client’s portfolio, strategy and future goals. A strong offensive and defensive portfolio often relies on the results of searching and landscaping activities.

Actionable insights

Leverage IP assets, prioritize actions, make better decisions

Intuitive strategy

Offensive, proactive strategies based on real-world conditions & competitor activity

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Strengthened applications

Tailor IP applications based on industry conditions

Value realization

Evidence-based valuation leading to streamlined assets & informed negotiations

Actionable insights

Leverage IP assets, prioritize actions, make better decisions

Intuitive strategy

Offensive, proactive strategies based on real-world conditions & competitor activity

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of queries performed
Strengthened applications

Tailor IP applications based on industry conditions

Value realization

Evidence-based valuation leading to streamlined assets & informed negotiations


Featured ANALYTIC Tools

COMMON IP MYTHS & MISTAKES

IP strategy mistakes cause costly or irreversible errors while myths give a false sense of security. To help here is a list of common myths & mistakes you should avoid.

IP QUESTIONS FOR BOARD MEMBERS

As a key driver of company metrics, IP needs to be managed proactively & cost-effectively. Here are some questions to regularly put on board meeting agendas.

IP STRATEGY ACADEMY

Your journey into the world of IP strategy starts here! Access resources and tools to help you learn, explore and discover more about IP and how it adds value to your organization.

COMMON IP MYTHS & MISTAKES

IP strategy mistakes cause costly or irreversible errors while myths give a false sense of security. To help here is a list of common myths & mistakes you should avoid.

IP QUESTIONS FOR BOARD MEMBERS

As a key driver of company metrics, IP needs to be managed proactively & cost-effectively. Here are some questions to regularly put on board meeting agendas.

IP
STRATEGY ACADEMY

Your journey into the world of IP strategy starts here! Access resources and tools to help you learn, explore and discover more about IP and how it adds value to your organization.

Our Approach

We leverage our technical, business, and intellectual property background to help companies strategically leverage their innovations and develop intellectual property asset positions. Particularly by streamlining the process by having in-house search experts allowing for direct communication and synergistic iterations to obtain value-added results.

Our queries and searches can be tailored to extract results that support the following stages of the IP lifecycle:

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LICENSING
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LITIGATION
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DIVESTITURE
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ACQUISITION
INTELLIGENCE
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PROTECTION
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“Stratford worked with us to create and obtain our patent portfolio which created additional assets for our company.  This has increased our credibility with our customers and investors, something of real value to a startup.” 
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LEVERAGE ANALYTIC FINDINGS

Patent databases are a gold mine of competitive and industry intelligence. When searched properly, they can provide useful business intelligence. The results of IP searching and analytics can inform many aspects of your IP strategy.

Searching

  • Extended patentability search
  • Invalidity search
  • Direct hit patent search 
  • Landscape
  • Competitive watch

Analytics

  • Whitespace analysis
  • Foreign filing strategy
  • Understand competitive landscape
  • Utilize findings for product development
  • Develop and safeguard freedom to operate
  • Licensing & divestiture
  • Asset acquisition
  • Proactive identification of infringement threats

IP Resources

M&A Data Room Checklist

M&A Data Room Checklist    A data room is a secure, online warehouse of the central documents often created in order to facilitate M&As.  After deciding to set-up a M&A

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IP Considerations for M&A

IP Considerations for Mergers & Acquisitions  Intellectual Property (IP) is one of the most valuable assets for a company and it should be a primary consideration when considering a merger

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IP Strategy Academy

IP Strategy Academy

Learn. Explore. Discover. For over 10 years we’ve had the privilege of helping you learn more about intellectual property and the impact a strong IP strategy can have on your

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Not on my Watch

Making the Case for Regular Trademark Monitoring If I were to ask you, “What do Band-Aids, Aspirin and 3M have in common?”, what is the first thing that comes to

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