Patent Avoidance

Definition of Patent Avoidance

Taking patents vs. patents and, patents vs. commodities as avoiding targets; conducting the steps of a literal reading, Doctrine of Equivalents, prosecution history estoppels to implement patent avoidance.

The enterprises usually face issues about patent avoidance in technology research and product development. The enterprises need to evaluate whether the IP that is required to invent is needed to self-develop or to obtain authorization from outside in the perspective and method for the patent avoidance such that the enterprises can accurately grasp the substantive invention costs and the risk costs (such as encountering the infringement accused by the competitor after the products launch, or the rejection when patent/certification application and so on).

Key for Patent Avoidance

Detailed reading and comparison, logical inference, experience orientation.


The ExPER tool by InSearchIP proceeds the goal of “helping reading” and provides the most detailed graphic display, detailed comparison is relatively easy. In such a way, it is the most safeguarded for customers.

Efficacy of ExPER tool

  1. As reading becomes easier, more effective, more correct and more relaxed, the experience and feelings of the executives can be more easily developed, and the results are more objective.

  2. The lengthy and tedious assessment process becomes clear and definite at once.