In many cases FTO searches are only left towards the end of the product development process when an FTO is formally requested. However, this means that the entire risk of possible infringement is carried through until the later development stages. Product managers and R&D engineers may introduce new features and change designs during product development.
There is a need to manage risks along the process, not only at the end.
What if you had had the means to easily understand relevant claims according to the function of your system or organised by subsystems and attributes? What would the value to you of the benefit of making confident decisions and managing risks with minimal effort at each step of the product development process and for the various alternative ideas you have?
The ANOPRO system is a revolutionary new product for entry into the disposable anoscope market. The product is intended for prescreening patients with anorectal disorders while enabling doctors to provide a quick, easy, and comfortable office examination. This new product solution will generate and maintain digital records in the form of digital images and videos for each patient.
The ANOPRO system will be used in a prescreening process and is not a substitute for colonoscopy or high resolution anoscopy (HRA). The vast majority of patients that experience some blood in their feces or anus, usually suffer from harmless hemorrhoids. There is no need to subject these patients, if they are under 45, to a highly invasive, time consuming, and expensive, procedure. A simple prescreening procedure benefit to patients, doctors, and national health systems.
ANOPRO is a novel, wireless, dual-camera anoscope, designed with increased patient comfort in mind. With today’s anoscopes, rectal examinations are awkward, both for patients and doctors. By using micro-cameras, ANOPRO allows the quick collection of high-quality digital images, so that doctors can easily assess a patient’s condition without need for preparation or sedation. The ergonomic operation, wireless monitor and recharging and storage station allow doctors to carry out the exam at a comfortable position and distance quickly and accurately. Images can be annotated and stored in memory, and used later during consultation.
We carry our infringement risk analysis and we provide the tools so that product development teams easily and quickly examine infringement risks. The total cost is small, and time to product launch can be shortened because decisions
are made confidently and alternative options are easily examined early on as to infringement risks.