Our product-centric approach makes it easy to integrate your product development cycle into a comprehensive FTO and patent clearance process. Associate patent reviews to specific products and aspects, quickly access historical product analyses, and harness product versioning functionality for side-by-side updating of results. Over time, Clearstone FTO becomes a robust repository for demonstrable diligence and captured insights.
Need to review a set of patents against several product variations or product lines to make different determinations for different products? Our Multi-Product Review feature makes this process intuitive and highly functional.
With our integrated patent review interface, you can make determinations on a claim-by-claim basis with instant, real-time synchronization in shared reviews. Highlight claim text, annotate, tag, and comment seamlessly. No clunky spreadsheets needed, but you can export instantly to Word or Excel if you really want to.
With our Digital Review framework, you can empower users to communicate, work in teams, share information, optimize time and resources, and better serve clients and stakeholders.
Patent clearance analysis is product-specific, but our unique review architecture enables you to leverage prior work for current projects to avoid duplicative effort and ensure claim positions remain consistent. Building institutional knowledge around freedom-to-operate becomes automatic and intuitive.
Easily collaborate on patent reviews with colleagues, counsel, engineers, and other stakeholders. Anyone with a Clearstone FTO account, free or premium, can contribute to a shared review. Intuitive review functionality keeps collaborators focused on the task at hand while working in tandem for quicker response times and no versioning issues.
Stop trying to contain email, chat, and other random communications in the wild. Standard workflows built into the Clearstone FTO platform provide a central hub for commentary and make it easy to preserve attorney-client privilege. With special access profiles for technical and legal reviewers, you decide who gets access and how much access they have.
Select claim sets from available languages and perform deep analysis, including claim text highlighting and commenting, in any one or multiple languages.
Clearstone FTO uses industry-leading encryption, authentication, and database provisioning technology to safeguard your work. Confidentiality and privacy are essential to any legal and R&D work, and our platform makes no exception.
We understand how important security, confidentiality, and privacy are to our customers, Fortune 500 enterprises and startups alike. We are 100% committed to proactively implementing and maintaining industry-leading cybersecurity standards and are SOC2 and GDPR compliant.
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