RF Acoustic Wave Filters Patent Monitor

Get updated data on RF acoustic filters patent activity: new patents, patents expired or abandoned, latest patent transfers and patent litigation.

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Key features of the service

Every quarter an Excel file including:

  • New patent applications.
  • Patents newly granted.
  • Patents expired or abandoned.
  • Transfer of IP rights (re-assignment, licensing)
  • Patent litigations and oppositions.
  • Patents categorized by technology: BAW-FBAR, BAW-SMR, SAW, TCSAW, etc. + hyperlink to updated online database (legal status, documents etc.)

Every quarter a PDF report including:

  • Key fact & figures of the quarter
  • Graphs & comments covering the patent landscape evolutions
  • A close look at the key IP players and newcomers

Access to an IP analyst for 100 hours per year:

  • Q&A session and discussion with our IP analysts regarding trends, analyses, specific patented technologies or company’s IP portfolio.

Connected patent landscapes on the RF field by KnowMade.

How the wireless communication players are getting ready for the 5G?

With almost one mobile or cellular handset for every person on earth, mobile telecommunication market needs to adapt itself in order to face the fast-growing demand of bandwidth and data rate. 4G just came out but telecommunication players are already looking at the 5G revolution. Numerous challenges come with 5G development, and one of them is the management of new and high frequency bands at the handset level thanks to the development of RF front-end modules (RF FEM) and related components. Among these RF components, filters have the highest growing market, and thanks to the additional need of new antennas and development of multiple carrier aggregation, the RF filter market will continue to grow.
At the down of the 5G, players involved in RF FEM intellectual property (IP) have entered a fierce race in order to assert their market position and technologies. The race between main IP players, the rise of Chinese players and arrival of newcomers that address mm-waves range have led to a very complex and competitive landscape that is essential to understand in order to anticipate changes, early detect business opportunities, identify emerging research areas and understand competitors’ strategies.

The RF acoustic filters patent monitoring service allows you to take advantage of a quarterly-updated Excel file and benefit from both quarterly analysis reports and direct interaction with our analysts. The quarterly Excel files include new patents, patents expired/abandoned, patent transfers (re-assignment, licensing) and patent litigation/opposition. The patents are categorized by technology segments including Bulk acoustic wave filters (FBAR and SMR), surface acoustic wave filters and temperature compensated filters. This useful Excel patent database allows for multi-criteria searches including priority date, patent assignees, claims, legal status of patents and technology segments. The quarterly reports provide the IP trends over the three last months, with a close look to key IP players and key patented technologies. The direct access to our analysts offers you Q&A session and open discussion on specific patented technologies or company IP portfolios.

Content of a patent monitor by KnowMade.

Benefits of the patent monitoring service

Keep an eye on your competitors’ IP activities and their future intentions.
With the help of the patent monitoring service, you will be aware of your competitors’ current patenting activities, their IP dynamics, patent transfers including acquisitions and licenses, patent litigation, technology development and R&D strategies. You will also be able to detect newcomers early in your business area.

Keep track of the latest technology developments and get ahead of technology trends.
By keeping note of any recent patent filings, you can track the latest innovations in the field. You will get details on claimed inventions and you can follow technology developments. New technical solutions could inspire and improve your R&D activity.

Prevent registration of IP rights that may be harmful to your business.
You will obtain information on patent applications filed even before exclusive rights have been granted and you can react in time to prevent registration of IP rights that may be harmful to your business.

React in time to infringements and mitigate legal risks.
Monitoring newly-issued patents allows you to regularly assess your freedom-to-operate, ensuring your products or processes are not covered patents and thus they can be manufactured, sold or used safely without infringing valid IP rights owned by others.

Take advantage of free technologies and decrease R&D project risks.
By tracking both expired patents and abandoned patents, you will be able to identify inventions entering the public domain that you can use safely for your development.

Understand the current IP trends and IP strategy of competitors.
On a quarterly basis, the report will provide the IP trends over the last three months, with a close look at key IP players, newcomers and key patented technologies. Main patent applicants and their inventions, blocking patents, promising patents and key newly expired or abandoned patents will be highlighted.

Access to an IP analyst.
Take advantage of direct interaction with our analysts by phone and/or email and get specific input for specific patented technologies and company IP portfolios through on-demand Q&A sessions and discussion (100 hours per year).

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