How observable is the invention on a product?
II. Ease of Investigation/Investigation Methodology
How difficult is it to determine if the patented technology is being used?
III. Novelty/Originality/Technical Advantages (How original is the invention?)
Examples of technical advantages include: can't build a display without it, lower cost materials, ease of manufacturing, enhances product quality, adds features, etc.
How useful is the invention to the products and where is this patent going to be used?
V. Technology Maturity
How mature is the technology covered by the patent? (e.g., most applicable to early adopter, leading-edge products/manufacturing, fast follower, new (current generation) products, low-cost manufacturer, etc.)
VI. Availability of Alternatives
What is the availability of alternative technologies to accomplish the same result, and/or how difficult would it be to design around the patented technology?
VII. Possibility of Commercial Use
What is the likelihood that the technology covered by the patent is used by products in the marketplace today?
VIII. Validity Confidence
How likely is the patent to be at risk for anticipation or obviousness?
IX. Presence of required or blocking patents
What is the possibility that there are required patents or blocking patents?
X. Other licenses required to practice the technology
What is the possibility that there are other patents in the space which would need to be licensed to practice the technology
XI. Industry standardization
Is the patent part of an industry standard (extent to which current and future products can be sold without the patent)?
XII. Commercialisation A: Difficulty of Implementation in Products
How much time is required to implement the technology?
XIII. Commercialization B: Technical Know-how Requirements
What degree of technical know-how (tacit knowledge) is necessary for implementation?