What does it mean to map the Standard or Product to the claims?

To map a Standard or Product to a patent claim is to show which features or product specifications described in the Standard or Product literature are related to or match each element of the given claim.

To submit a response, a Researcher follows these steps:

  1. Upon qualifying for the Study, enter the details in the submission form as shown above. Enter the title, and select the applicable Mapping Type. Upload a copy of the standard for a Standard Map or the product literature for a Product Map. Click Submit to proceed.
  2. Use the highlighting tool to relate each element of at least one independent claim of the given patent to the relevant section of the standard or product literature. Note that mapping more than one independent claim is encouraged and can increase the value of your submission and your chance of winning the Reward.

For more information on the highlighting tool, please review the Researcher Manual available in your Dashboard.

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