About the service
As the name suggests, Patent-to-product mapping chart includes a mapping of claim elements to the product and is used to ascertain the extent that the product reads on to the claim.
Performing a thorough search on the identified companies and analyzing their product portfolios in order to find the best infringing product.
Granular mapping the target claim elements to clearly indicate the presence of each element in the products/standards.
Following steps are performed for preparing EoU charts
Understand the Patent
Starting by a thorough understanding of the subject patent and reviewing the patent's claims, specification, file wrapper, etc. Then, identifying the broadest independent claim and the key elements and limitations described in the claims.
Identify the Potential Infringers
Identifying potential infringers and analysing their products or technologies that may infringe on the patent.
Analyze the Accused Product or technology
Examining the accused product or technology in detail to identify its features, components, or steps. This involves a thorough search including going through the product detailed documentation, product teardowns, etc.
Compare the Accused Product/technology to the Patent Claims
Comparing the claim elements to the features of the accused product or technology and determining whether each element in the claim is present or not in the accused product/technology.
Finally, mapping the target claim elements using colour coding to clearly indicate the presence of the each element in the infringing product/technology.
Why choose Effectual Services for EoU chart generation?
We have a team of experienced workforce, consisting of Engineers, Bachelors, Masters and PhDs from various technical backgrounds, including Computer Science and Information Technology, Electronics and Communications, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences domain.
Many of our team members have a Law degree in addition to the technical degrees making them ideal for Intellectual Property related services.
We have experienced team members in software domain tools to analyze the complex source codes.
We have experienced team members related to Standards, Telecom, Wi-Fi related technologies.
We provide customized pricing plans in accordance with the budget and the requirements.
A client once approached us for an EoU chart generation project for some patents against a particular set of companies. The patents were related to RFID technologies. We performed product search on the given set of companies and identified some high potential infringing cases against the products of the given set of companies. Lastly, we prepared strong EoU charts for the identified cases and provided that to the client. He was very impressed with our EoU charts.
A client once approached us for an EoU chart generation project for a set of patents, it was an open search project. The patents were related to cameras, smart phones, and drone domain. The client wanted us to target only larger manufacturers. We identified some large manufacture in these domains and performed product search in these large manufacturers. We were able to identify some good infringing products against the products of these large manufacturers. We finally prepared the EoU charts for the identified cases and shared with the client. We were appreciated by the client over the call.
A client once approached us for an EoU chart generation project for some patents whose family members were already charted against some products. He wanted us to chart the remaining family members of the charted patent. We performed additional search for the additional/differentiating claim elements of the remaining family members and identified evidences for the additional/differentiating claim elements. Finally , we prepared the EoU charts for the remaining family members and shared with the client. We were appreciated by the client.
An EoU chart typically includes the following information :
The patent claims being infringed.
The infringing product/technology.
A detailed breakdown of each claim element.
Specific references and evidence demonstrating how each claim element is met by the accused technology.