Cluster Searching was developed to find similar patents to a single patent, or a group of patents. This makes it ideal for reviewing what can even be a large portfolio of patents, and doing the likes of:
- Identifying the most important patents in the portfolio, or;
- Identifying the owners of the most similar patents - both large and small companies.
As an example of this, we have looked at the patent portfolio of a well known company - Facebook. The objective of this search was to ask a couple of questions:...