builds, fixes, and triages technology companies and products

Defensive Patents

Posted By on March 18, 2011 in Success Stories | 0 comments

Company acquires patents to ward off large competitors like Microsoft and Yahoo.

Situation

Company’s products targeted a highly competitive market with existing large-scale players already in it.

Findings

The company could leverage its strengths in product differentiation and specialization to stay ahead of its competitors, however this was not enough. Researching and patenting core product features was critical to maintaining a competitive edge, especially against entrenched players.

Action

FreelanceCTO documented the Technical innovations and worked with a patent attorney to file two claims.

Result

The company was awarded two patents: