Product and Market development

Players benchmarking

Questel Consulting provides organizations with a benchmark methodology to evaluate IP / R&D / innovation performance. With a strong experience working for many leading corporations, Questel Consulting execute multi-scale benchmark evaluations that can identify short and long-term trends, and assist in forming action plans to improve IP performance. We create a platform to communicate performance and to assist in monitoring competitor activities.

Objectives

Define performance metrics aligned with corporate objectivesCompare and measure the balance of power with the competitors

Identify blocking patents and patents with the strongest impact on the ecosystem

Gain new insights and perspectives from the competition

Correct and improve IP position

Implement regular competition monitoring

Value chain Positioning and IP roadmaps

Questel Consulting helps companies evaluate and develop IP perspectives within their supply and value chain. Our clients mitigate risk with a secure supply of core technologies to their business lines and increase revenues with well designed and executed IP programs. All options for value creation in the value chain are considered. Key questions including alignment of a portfolio with business objectives and strategy are answered.

Developing high-value technologies, products and intellectual property portfolios is a complex and multi-dimensional process. Frequently, substantial value is missed or lost by failing to incorporate an IP perspective into this process. Identifying and capturing IP value is a core process for start-ups and large companies as they execute their marketing and operations. Questel Consulting is skilled at helping define an IP roadmap and action plan perfectly aligned with the business objectives.

Objectives

Audit and align IP portfolio with business lines and objectives

Aggregate IP diagnosis and IP landscape

Conduct SWOT analysis and make recommendations

Secure your business positions into the value chain

Seize opportunities and reduce risks

Leverage and capture new IP value from customers and suppliers

Implement KPI and dashboards to measure the impact of IP

IP roadmaps

Developing high-value technologies, products and intellectual property portfolios is a complex and multi-dimensional process. Frequently, substantial value is missed or lost by failing to incorporate an IP perspective into this process. Identifying and capturing IP value is a core process for start-ups and large companies as they execute their marketing and operations. Questel Consulting is skilled at helping define an IP roadmap and action plan perfectly aligned with the business objectives.

Objectives

Aggregate IP diagnosis and IP landscape

Conduct SWOT analysis and make recommendations

Set up action plan and milestones

Implement KPI and dashboards to follow up and measure the impact of IP

Monitor, on a regularly basis, the competition

Involve and share the objectives with executives

IP due diligence for investment

The most recent studies show that more than 50% of investments in start-ups and SME fail. There are numerous reasons for this, but it could often be avoided should the technology and IP rights be included in the investment evaluation, decision-making, transaction and on-going management. Our due diligence efforts routinely identify unexpected risks and opportunities that inform transaction terms and value.

Objectives

Analyze business plan and innovation programs to match IP with competitive advantages and promises

Provide encumbrances analysis

Generate elements to assess freedom to operate

Measure IP contribution to overall value of the investment

Make recommendations to reinforce IP