Clearstone FTO for Law Firms

We help law firms effectively and collaboratively deliver on FTO and other patent analysis projects internally and with the clients they serve. Achieved efficiency gains allow for more thorough and richer claims assessment, optimized utilization of billable hours and faster turn-around times

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Assess and Respond to Client FTO Projects Faster

  • Improve project organization, efficiency, and timescales so you can scale and respond faster to client FTO and other patent analysis projects.
  • Elevate attorney-client collaboration and communication and save attorney time composing emails and focus more on the substantive elements of FTO.
  • Achieve client value delivery through technology-enabled efficiency gains

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Deliver client value through more comprehensive FTO analysis

  • Positions and arguments from previously reviewed patents and technical rationale are easily referenced to ensure consistency in attorney work product.
  • Optimize alternative fee arrangements through technology that allows you to cut out administrative tasks and focus attorney time on high value substantive analysis
  • Control information disclosure with user-specific access delegations and have peace of mind that attorney-client privilege is appropriately maintained throughout project.
  • Cost-effectively scale and respond to client FTO request while delivering more complete and enriched claims analysis

Every day, thousands of users around the globe rely on Clearstone FTO to manage and collaborate on product clearance, freedom to operate, and patent infringement analysis.

What our customers are saying:

❝The Clearstone FTO Platform makes the FTO process easy and intuitive. It enabled us to easily recall our notes, comments and earlier determinations regarding a previously searched reference which helped to ensure analysis quality and reduced the chance of missing a claim while saving considerable time in completing the analysis.❞

-Carlyn Burton

Partner, Osha Bergman Watanabe & Burton, LLP

❝We’re in a stronger position because of the competitive monitoring we’ve been able to do with Clearstone FTO.❞

-Senior IP Counsel

International Public Company

❝It is simply the best product on the market and I must have it.❞

-IP Counsel

Medical Device Company

❝If I could wave a magic wand and create the exact system I wanted, it would essentially be this system.❞

-IP Portfolio Manager & Patent Attorney

Leading Global Manufacturing Company

❝I am not aware of any other system that can support us with claims assessments like the Clearstone FTO Platform can. The efficiency gains are numerous, it provides a clear view of potential risks and makes it easier to confidently communicate those risks to leadership❞

-Patrick Traister

Chief IP Counsel, Braskem