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Understanding the background, defining terms and objectives; fundamentals of FTO search scope, methods for searching for claimed features, using basic legal status tools to assist valuation, and understanding and reporting the results from an FTO perspective.
A comprehensive one day seminar covering topics such as:-
This meeting runs back-to-back with Patentability and State-of-the-art Searching on 2-3 October 2017 and there is a £100/€140 discount off Freedom to Operate Searching when booked together.
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Background and motivations to freedom-to-operate searching; extent, timing, caveats
Fundamentals of FTO search scope
Methods for searching for claimed features; full text and text segments, extended classifications
Reporting aspects for an FTO search
Stephen Adams is Director of Magister Ltd, a patents documentation consultancy and training service. He worked in technical information for over 20 years, latterly for nearly 9 years with Zeneca Agrochemicals (now Syngenta) as their principal patent searcher. He is Director-at-Large for PIUG Inc.