top of page

Freedom to Operate analysis

Including Orbit

1-2 Weeks*



Based on paid resources

No credit card required

Anchor 1

Full confidentiality


Online workflow


Unlimited modifications

The process


Sign up




NDA signing



Patent attorney consultation







Patentability report approval 



Claims approval



Spec and drawings approval



Final draft approval


Navigate the complex terrain of legal patent risks with GNOVELTY's thorough Freedom to Operate (FTO) Analysis. This essential service is designed to identify and mitigate legal risks associated with your business activities through meticulous searches and reviews of existing patents. It provides clarity and confidence, particularly to future investors, by demonstrating your business's freedom to operate.

FTO Analysis Process: Ensuring Legal Freedom

1. Confidentiality Agreement Signing:

Begin your FTO journey by signing a document that ensures complete confidentiality, safeguarding your innovative ideas and business plans. The process typically ranges from 1-2 weeks, depending on the complexity and any revisions required.

2. Upload Information:

Provide detailed information about your business activities and the field of operation. You can upload documents or provide information through an online form, ensuring comprehensive analysis.

3. Free Consultation:

Utilize our free consultation service to discuss any concerns or questions you have about the FTO process. Our expert attorneys will provide insights and advice tailored to your unique business scenario.

4. Payment:

Transparent and competitive, our pricing structure caters to a wide range of businesses. Secure online payment options are available, marking the commencement of the detailed FTO analysis.

5. FTO Report Approving:

On completion of the FTO search using advanced business databases, you'll receive a detailed report. This report assesses the risk of legal actions and illustrates the scope of your business's freedom to operate. Your approval of this report is crucial for moving forward with confidence.

Empowering Your Business:

The FTO Analysis by Gnovelty is more than just a service; it's a strategic tool that empowers you to navigate the patent world with assurance. It's especially pivotal for businesses seeking investment, as it demonstrates a clear understanding and management of potential IP-related legal risks. Embrace the journey with Gnovelty and secure your business's path to innovation and growth.



Freedom to Operate (FTO) Analysis is a critical process in the world of business and intellectual property, offering a comprehensive evaluation to minimize legal risks associated with new business activities. This analysis serves as a strategic tool to navigate the complex landscape of existing patents and to assess the legal freedom of a business operation in a specific field.

What is a Freedom to Operate (FTO) Analysis?

Freedom to Operate Analysis is a detailed examination aimed at identifying any patents that might restrict or influence a business's ability to operate in a particular area. It involves a meticulous search and review of existing patents to determine if conducting a proposed business activity might infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others. This analysis is essential for businesses to ensure they can legally operate without the threat of patent infringement.

Key Aspects of Freedom to Operate Analysis:
  1. Comprehensive Patent Search: Utilizing advanced business search databases, the FTO analysis involves an extensive search of existing patents in the relevant field. This ensures a thorough understanding of the current patent landscape.

  2. Risk Assessment: The analysis assesses the potential legal risks associated with the business activity. This includes reviewing existing business activities and their patent backings to determine the likelihood of infringement issues.

  3. Detailed Reporting: At the conclusion of the analysis, a detailed report is provided. This report outlines the findings and offers insights into the potential legal implications for the business, including the risk of legal actions.

  4. Investor Confidence: An FTO analysis can be a valuable asset in securing investor confidence. By demonstrating that a business has the freedom to operate without infringing on existing patents, it can enhance investor trust and support.

  5. Strategic Business Planning: The insights gained from the FTO analysis guide strategic planning, helping businesses to navigate and adapt to the intellectual property landscape effectively.

  6. Legal Compliance and Mitigation: By identifying potential patent infringement issues early, businesses can take proactive steps to ensure compliance and mitigate legal risks.

Why Opt for a Freedom to Operate Analysis?

  • Risk Minimization: Reduces the likelihood of patent infringement and the associated legal complications.

  • Strategic Insight: Provides crucial information for making informed business decisions and strategic planning.

  • Investor Assurance: Increases investor confidence by demonstrating a clear understanding and management of potential IP hurdles.

  • Market Advantage: Helps in understanding the competitive landscape, potentially revealing market gaps or areas of less dense patent coverage.

In essence, a Freedom to Operate Analysis is not just a preventative measure; it's a strategic tool that empowers businesses to operate confidently and legally, while effectively navigating the complex world of patents and intellectual property.

Gnovelty Console for FTO Analysis

Harness the full potential of Freedom to Operate (FTO) Analysis with the Gnovelty Console, a state-of-the-art platform designed to streamline and enhance your FTO experience. This innovative console integrates seamlessly into the FTO service, offering a user-friendly interface and a host of features tailored to the unique needs of FTO analysis.

Understanding the Gnovelty Console for FTO Analysis: The Gnovelty Console is an integral part of our commitment to delivering efficient and comprehensive FTO services. As your digital hub for FTO analysis, it provides a centralized platform to manage, review, and strategize every aspect of your FTO journey.

Key Features for FTO Analysis:
  1. FTO Progress Tracking: View real-time updates on the progress of your FTO analysis. The console's dashboard offers an instant overview of where your analysis stands, keeping you informed and in control.

  2. Extensive Patent Database Access: Gain access to an extensive range of patent databases, allowing for a thorough FTO search. The console facilitates easy navigation through vast amounts of patent information, ensuring a comprehensive analysis.

  3. Interactive Analysis Reports: Interactive reports provide a detailed view of potential patent infringements and market risks. These reports are designed for ease of understanding, ensuring that you can make informed decisions based on the analysis.

  4. Direct Communication with Experts: Communicate directly with experienced patent attorneys through the console. This feature ensures that any queries or concerns about your FTO analysis are addressed promptly and effectively.

  5. Document Management System: A robust document management system allows you to securely store and easily access all relevant FTO documents. This system keeps your documents organized and readily available for review or reference.

  6. Customizable Search Parameters: Tailor your FTO search according to specific criteria relevant to your business activities. The console's customization options enable a more targeted and efficient search process.

  7. Investor Presentation Tools: Utilize tools designed to help present FTO findings to potential investors or stakeholders. These tools can enhance the presentation of your legal freedom to operate, boosting investor confidence.

  8. Secure and Confidential: The Gnovelty Console maintains the highest standards of security and confidentiality, ensuring that your sensitive business information is protected throughout the FTO process.

  9. Collaborative Workspace: Engage in a collaborative environment where you can work alongside patent professionals. This space is designed for teamwork, allowing for a more comprehensive and effective FTO analysis.

Empowering Your FTO Journey: The Gnovelty Console redefines the FTO analysis process, offering a seamless, interactive, and secure platform to navigate the complexities of patent landscapes. With this powerful tool, you are well-equipped to undertake FTO analysis with confidence, backed by the expertise and technology that Gnovelty is known for. Embrace a smarter, more efficient approach to FTO analysis with the Gnovelty Console.


bottom of page