Working Around
Make sure competitors can't work around your patent

It is not just your team that may come across patents that need to be worked around. The same can apply for your competitors if their design potentially infringes your patents. What you need is to make sure that it is extremely difficult for competitors to work around your patents. Only then would your patent portfolio have a true value and truly protect your inventions.

What you need is to make sure that it is extremely difficult for competitors to work around your patents. Only then would your patent portfolio have a true value and truly protect your inventions.

Before our clients file a new patent application on critical technologies, we put ourselves in the shoes of a competitor and try to work around their claims. Any solutions we find, we discuss them with the client patent managers and patent attorneys before the filing of a new patent application. This gives them the opportunity to make the necessary changes or file additional applications if needed so that a new conceptual direction is fully protected.

Afterall, a new invention can only truly provide a competitive advantage if competitors cannot find viable alternatives without a significant disadvantage over your direction.

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Outline of our process for inventing around

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