Conducting throrough freedom to operate (FTO) searches is an essential part of R&D. Leaving searches too late or overlooking essential information can be costly, and companies and their legal counsel are finding it increasingly difficult to ensure their searches are truly comprehensive.
In this eBook, we will look at top tips for conducting a thorough FTO.
- When to conduct an FTO?
- How to find all the relevant patent results
- When to use tools or outsource searches