A freedom to operate analysis can vary widely in both complexity and cost, and we can help you choose the path that is right for your commercial needs, in a way that is cost effective for you. We offer a staged approach so that you can manage your budget along this path.

Our team can help you by:

  • Selecting the right search for identifying existing IP rights and the potential threats, because without identifying the main threats in the first place, any further analysis would be meaningless
  • Working to assess the risk level associated with each identified threat
  • Helping you steer a path around these identified threats, whether by cancelation of IP rights that might be blocking your way, by negotiating or licensing technology from others, or by advising on redesign of your product or brand
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