Our client, a cosmetic formulation manufacturer, wanted to launch a new product into UV active segment and was looking out for evaluating the risk of potential infringement, EU regulatory compatibility and avoid subsequent litigation. They provided the feature of their product to conduct a Freedom-to-Operate study on specifically three UV actives (Drometrizole Trisiloxane, Diethylhexyl Butamido Triazone, Menthyl anthranilate) being used alone or in combinations.
Our team deployed a step-wise approach to conduct freedom-to-operate as per the client’s requirements.
Step I –Searching Methodology
Comprehensive patent searches were conducted on paid and open-source databases using the following.
Step II – Analysis and Claim Interpretation
Claim Interpretation for the key feature mapping provided with respect to the client’s product feature.
Step III – Project Insights
Project insights are provided in the form of different graphical presentations such as pie, bar, stacked, clustered, etc.
Step IV – Report Presentation
Comprehensive searching and analysis were conducted to derive the following reporting data.