Apex Standards—Driving Profound Analysis behind 5G+/6G

Serving the high tech sector, government agencies and research institutes as a neutral provider.

Serving integrated tools covering from technology clearance, patenting, standardization, licensing, litigation as well as national security and technological supremacy analyses

The Whole Picture

▪ Covering the world's major industries
▪ Covering each industry's critical standards
▪ Efficient identification of Standard Essential Patents (SEPs)
▪ Automatic cross referencing of multi-standard SEPs
▪ Horizontal market segment SEP landscaping
▪ Automatic cross referencing of multi-industry SEPs
▪ Vertical market segment SEP landscaping
▪ Effective innovation ROI analysis and R&D strategy enhancements

Standardization & Standards Search

▪ Systematic tracking of standardization proposals / full text search
▪ Document Control Number (DCN) indexing and updated statuses
▪ Standard source & technical interests tracking by company
▪ User friendly search interfaces
▪ Easy comparison amongst company views and positions
▪ Easy comparison of progress across different Working Groups
▪ Easy comparison between evolving/ongoing and released/published standards
▪ Cross referencing between IEEE 802.11 proposals v. 3GPP ongoing TDocs and published standards

Next Generation IPR-SWOT Analysis

▪ Direct insight into IP Assets' selection process
▪ International IP transaction/licensing strategies
▪ Standard essentiality evaluation: TS, IEEE, HEVC/AVC, JEDEC, GS1
▪ Claim validity due diligence off of patent and non-patent prior arts
▪ Multilingual:           
▪ Quickly uncover strengths and weaknesses of an IP portfolio
▪ Strategize better and faster
Examples  Mandatory/Optional Featuresnew  Unified Patents Anti-Troll

TDoc Search & Disclose Strategic Interests

▪ Track TDoc contributions which will lead to the next TR/TS
▪ TDoc data organized in a visual, sensible, simple way - your way
▪ TDoc relations revealed - Understand and be understood better
▪ Historical re-construction of technology trajectory
▪ Beyond data points: is the TDoc a small tinker or part of a broader move?
▪ A complete picture across time: by topic, company, industry or country
▪ Two-minute introduction video:             
Insight  Versatility  National Security  UAS  RAN3  Optis v Apple 

TS/TR Direct Section Search

▪ Standard Essentiality Discovery and Validation
▪ Essentiality Declaration: Confidently, Accurately and Timely
▪ Evidence for "Illustrative Specific Part of the Standard (e.g. Section)"
▪ Feature Maturity and Continuity, Version Control
▪ Elucidate Complex Claim-Section, Patent-TS and TS-TS Relations
▪ Verify Essentiality Declaration Completeness & Super SEP
▪ Invention Disclosure and Contextualized Analysis
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Standard Essential Patents (SEP)

▪ Track the SEP Landscape covering both the “Declared & Undeclared” patents globally
▪ Know who were pushing certain standards and who gained IP protection
▪ Uncover standard essential patents' declaration history
▪ Filter by SEP Declaration, Priority, Filing, Publication and Issue Dates
▪ Evaluate company & inventor positions, legal status across jurisdictions, relevant TS and TDocs

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Bridging Negotiation Details

▪ Uncover important negotiation details, reasoning and thinking processes behind strategic positions or interests different companies take behind written-up TDocs

Screenshot  Email Reflector Analysis 
Email Reflector, TDoc, TS, SEP Reference Network Analysis 

Client Success

Our analyses are backed by data. We provide integrated strategy formulation covering from patenting, standardization, declaration to licensing and litigation.

▪ Assisted telecom companies, infrastructure providers and user-device manufacturers covering R&D intelligence, IPR strategies, and short/long-term ROI analysis
▪ Assisted universities and research institutes to communicate value of IP and identify out-licensing, commercialization opportunities
▪ Assisted government agencies over 5G-race analysis, impact analysis, competitive analysis, as well as national interest, national security analysis




A neutral entity offering only data-backed analysis and fact-based reporting


We serve the high tech sector, government agencies and research institutes.
Yes, we take security very seriously.

Structured Knowledge

Easy-to-use analysis platforms and easy-to-understand results

Immediate Insight

Aggregated and disaggregated insights made accessible in one place


Major jurisdiction coverage: EN (US+EP+WIPO), 中文, 日本語, 한국어


5G/IoT, Defense, Airspace, Non-Terrestrial Networks (Satellites), Mission Critical Applications

We deliver for our clients.

We are a team of passionate professionals including patent attorneys, standardization experts, former 3GPP delegates as well as software developers. We provide easy-to-use analysis platforms and solve some of the hardest problems cross-industry and internationally.

  • 5G+/6G Analysis

  • 3GPP Technical Specification (TS) standards

  • HEVC/AVC Codec Standards

  • IEEE Standards

  • JEDEC Semiconductor Memory Standards

  • GS1 GTIN, IoT, Identification, Verifcation, Transaction Standards

  • R&D Intelligence

  • Standard Essential Patents / Essentiality Investigation & Claim Charting

  • Patent Validity Investigation & Claim Charting

  • IPR Management

  • International IP Transaction/Licensing Strategies