I. Value Contribution
What is the contribution to profit margins from integrating the covered technology (value addition)?
II. Manufacturing cost savings
What is the manufacturing cost saved when implementing the patented technology?
III. Product differentiation
What is the patent's contribution to product differentiation (extent to which it adds highly desirable features that distinguish it from similar products)?
IV. Regulatory Requirements
Do any regulatory barriers to commercialization exist in target markets?
V. Replacement Cost
What is the replacement cost (cost to integrate alternative technology fulfilling similar function)?
VI. Additional R&D Requirements
What are the expected costs of future technology development?
VII. Market Size
What is the market size for products currently using the covered technology (annual product sales revenue)?
VIII. Duration of product sales
What is the forecasted duration of product sales?
IX. Market direction
What is the market direction (growing, declining) for products currently using the covered technology?
X. Life expectancy of the technology in the market
What is the life expectancy of the patented technology in the market (time until other patents provide better alternatives)?
XI. Market fragmentation/competition
What is the market fragmentation/competition for products using the covered technology?
XII. Marketing Options
What is the scope of marketing options for products using the covered technology?
XIII. Commercial Potential A: Adoption in Primary Markets
To what extent is the patent likely to be integrated into other products within the designated industry? Does the patented invention form the basis for demand of the article sold or used, or of any ancillary items sold or used?
XIV. Commercial Potential B: Adoption in Secondary Markets
To what extent is the patent likely to be integrated into other products outside the target industry?
XV. Geographical coverage
Is the patent protected in other markets?