Product Innovation Consultants for Highly Inventive Technologists

Your Invention Is Best Protected With Strategy.

Our Framework Helps You Prevent Over-Burning Money During Market Validation.

Cost-Optimizing Innovation Methodology

Used by Innovative and Successful Organisations Globally

The Product Development Cycle

Entrepreneurs often rush in developing and launching new and potentially patentable ideas, and that speed in progressing towards market validation is often treated with a premium.

At Schweiger & Partners, we consider that mindset dangerous. We want to ensure that you, as an innovator, do not over-invest in a product that is either protected by current legal structures, technologically unfeasible, or one with no demand.

The 4x4 Innovation Framework

Here, we display a matrix that summarizes the 4×4 (four stages, four tactics per stage) framework in our firm’s Product Innovation Strategy.

You may click here to find out more about each of the stages and tactics.

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Our Experts have over 25 years of experience in managing the process inventive innovations, successfully filing patents and copyrights for many of them.

If you are an inventor and are stuck with your technical and/or market validation processes, we believe we will provide the right help. Please click the button below to receive an invitation for a 1-to-1 session with an Innovation Expert, who will kick-start a journey with you.

The Four Stages of Innovation

Stage 1: Idea

Really just an idea - developed within a spark of the moment.

Stage 2: Conceptual Model

A simple model or thought that shows that the idea can work. The product is not in the picture at this stage.

Stage 3: Prototype

Bears some similarities to the end product, but mainly used for testing and not ready for launch. Most entrepreneurs would be familiar with this.

Stage 4: Product V1.0

A market-ready version synergising the idea, conceptual model, and prototype, is market-ready, and users would likely pay for it.

Four Tactics in Each Stage

Research & Development

Characterises the technical know-how needed to launch your product idea. Led by the entrepreneurial/invention team.

Freedom to Operate (FTO)

Ensures that the invention gets to the market without legal infringement. Often seen as the ‘shield’ in innovation and eventual sale-ability.

Intellectual Property (IP) Protection

Prevents your idea from being ‘stolen’ while you speak to partners, investors, and clients. Often seen as the ‘sword’ to enable you to move into the market.

Market Validation

Ensures that the invention gets to the market without legal infringement. Often known as the ‘shield’ in market validation.

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About Us

Who Are We?

At our firm, we seek to combine legal, technical and scientific know-how. Our patent agents and qualified patent engineers serve the needs of clients by tapping on a combination of technical background and legal expertise.

Our philosophy is to assist our clients in recognizing and exploiting Intellectual Property as a business asset which complements our clients’ business objectives. We offer Intellectual Property services to fit the needs and budgets of all our clients, whether they be large corporations, SMEs or start-up companies.

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Schweiger & Partners Pte Ltd
Phone: +65 6337 6191
Address: 105 Cecil Street, #12-01 The Octagon, Singapore 069534

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