Sarbani Chattopadhyay

Recent Posts

E-mobility - watch out traditional OEM's!

Posted by Sarbani Chattopadhyay on Aug 15, 2019 1:59:23 PM


"The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time."
- Henry Ford


E-mobility is unquestionably on the rise. As patent analysis experts, we have seen this trend in the absolute and qualitative increase in patenting in this technology class (IPC & CPC – B60L). According to a recent study by the International Energy Agency, global electric car sales witnessed an astonishing 40% year on year growth in 2018. If this growth is maintained, it is not long before conventional combustion engine cars become a thing in the past like steam powered vehicles. In this context, Automotive OEM's need to ensure they have all the right information regarding this technology to be better prepared to face these changing times. Read on, to know how clean patent data and accurate analytics can provide the necessary insights to your strategic decision making process.

Read More

Tags: Deep-dive, Future, trend scouting, big data, solutions provider, e-mobility, electric drivetrain, ev, BEV, electric vehicles, electric propulsion

Patent Portfolio Analysis of proposed FCA and Renault merger

Posted by Sarbani Chattopadhyay on Jun 3, 2019 8:02:12 AM


The Press Release of FCA’s proposal for a ‘transformative merger’ with Groupe Renault brings forth the possibility of major change of scenario in the global automotive industry. The proposed merged entity is to be split equally between FCA and Renault shareholders. The merger is expected to allow the combined companies to have greater market coverage in terms of span of automotive technologies and global presence. As claimed by FCA, a noteworthy point in this proposal is the predicted incremental value expected to be routed to Nissan and Mitsubishi as members of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance.

Read More

Tags: Technology, Mergers and Acquisitions, Patent Valuation, Future, chrysler, car manufacturers, renault, fiat chrysler, fiat, mitsubishi, nissan, automotive industry, mergers