Specializing in patent analysis and scientific information, Knowmade provides technology intelligence and IP strategy consulting services. The company supports R&D organizations, industrial companies, and investors in their business development by offering them a deep understanding of their IP environment and technology trends. Knowmade’s experts provide prior art search, patent landscape analysis, scientific literature analysis, patent valuation, IP due diligence, and freedom-to-operate analysis. In parallel, the company proposes litigation/licensing support, technology scouting, and IP/technology watch service. Knowmade’s analysts combine their technical and patent expertise with powerful analytics tools and proprietary methodologies to deliver relevant patent analyses and scientific reviews.
Antenna in Package Patent Landscape 2021
Major companies have patented variety of solutions to protect their own AiP structures and manufacturing processes. What are the white spaces left? Is the freedom to operate hampered ?
RNA vaccine Patent Landscape 2021
RNA vaccine: Who owns key technologies for this new vaccine paradigm?
Next-Generation Power Modules Patent Landscape 2021
Who are the new players and IP challengers taking the big opportunities arising from the emerging EV/HEV market?
RF GaN Patent Landscape 2020
The last 2 years marked a turning point for RF GaN patenting activity now driven by China and moving on technical issues further down the value chain.
Cancer Diagnostics Startup Identification 2020
What are the startups that have emerged in the cancer diagnostics market? What are they working on? Who are the key people in these companies?
Microneedles for drug delivery Patent Landscape 2020
Are microneedles mature enough to replace hypodermic needles? Who are the top players and who is best placed in the race against COVID-19?
Immuno-oncology Startup Identification 2020
What are the startups that have emerged in Onco-Immunotherapy? What are they working on? Who are the key people in these companies?
Microfluidics Startup Identification 2020
What are the startups that have emerged in Microfluidics? What are they working on? Who are the key people in these companies?
Areas of expertise
KnowMade’s team is made up of highly qualified experts with a wide array of skills, whose areas of involvement include both patents and scientific publications, in many fields of activity.
Compound semiconductors, Power & RF electronics, LED lighting & display, Photonics, Memories, Advanced packaging
MEMS, Sensors & Actuators
Inertial sensor, Microphone & Microspeaker, RF switch, filter & resonator, Environmental sensor, Optical sensor & actuator, Microfluidics, Microfabrication technologies
Batteries & Energy management
Energy storage, Battery cell & pack, Power electronics, Renewable energies
Biotech, Pharma, Medical devices, Medical imaging
Patent analysis unveils major changes in the power module industry, accelerated by the EV revolution
SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – April 30, 2021 | Why investigate the power module intellectual property (IP) landscape in 2021? – As a result of the boom in electric vehicles (EV/HEV applications) and the growing adoption of wide bandgap (WBG) technologies – especially silicon carbide (SiC) – for power electronics applications, the power module industry faces[…]
Northvolt diversifies its patent portfolio with the acquisition of lithium-metal battery start-up Cuberg
SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, March 17, 2021 | Northvolt announced the acquisition of Cuberg, specialized in lithium-metal batteries with ionic liquid (press release). This acquisition is expected to give Northvolt an interesting position in terms of intellectual property (IP) and know-how on high energy density lithium-ion batteries. Northvolt is a Swedish battery developer and manufacturer specialized in lithium-ion[…]
SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France – February 01, 2021 | After three decades of research, mRNA-based vaccines have proven their safety and efficacy. They have finally reached the market, holding the promise to revolutionize the field. In December 2020, the FDA and EMA granted historic authorization to the first mRNA vaccine in the United States and in Europe.[…]
The advent of EV/HEV technology has acted as a catalyst for innovation, leading to an acceleration in applications for power module related patents
SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – January 28, 2021 | The last decade has seen EV/HEV applications driving packaging innovation in power electronics and creating new equations to solve for module makers, in particular further downsizing, higher power density, higher reliability and lower cost/higher manufacturability. On top of that, automotive OEMs are asking for highly standardized power[…]