A medium sized VC funded company delivering nano-enabled sensing solutions to nuclear industry sectors and elsewhere approached CambridgeIP for assistance updating their IP portfolio and developing an up-to-date patent landscape
Sophisticated and well-advised client with good understanding of its IP space and competitors, holding a relatively large patent portfolio.Â Key drivers were to improve understanding of adjacent IP spaces, increase efficiency and structure in IP intelligence gathering activities, inform investor communications.
We audited the clientâ€™s patent holdings, developing indexed and cross-referenced patent databases; We defined the clientâ€™s space and identified adjacent spaces, undertaking IP Landscape and benchmarking analysis against the clientâ€™s existing portfolio.Â Business intelligence and key statistics were extracted using the RedEyeTM suite of tools.
Results and benefits
Identified existing, known, players and new entrants to the clientâ€™s core IP space â€“ including newly active academic institutes and corporations
Improved organisation of the clientâ€™s existing portfolio, laying a foundation for future portfolio management
Identified portfolio gaps for our client to plug and areas for consideration in future patent filings
Identified technology migration opportunities & threats from adjacent technology spaces
Demonstrated clientâ€™s dominance of aspects of its IP Landscape
The client used our independent findings and analysis in presentations to VC investors, as part of a successful Series C funding round