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Capability Overview

Aranca's team of technical experts with advanced degrees in mechanical engineering or related areas like material sciences, production technologies, industrial engineering and mechatronics have executed a variety of patent related assignments in different fields such as heat transfer, material science, metallurgy, automation, welding, clutch & gearing systems, press tools, bearings, air conditioning and packaging.

From start-ups to Fortune 50 companies, our 60+ clients in this segment include both design and manufacturing companies, who leverage our technical knowledge in this field for novelty, invalidation, freedom-to-operate and landscape studies, as also performing design searches for different products.

Aranca: Patent Research Experience in Mechanical Engineering Segment

Design & Development
  • Tools
  • HVAC
  • Refrigeration
  • Machines/Equipment
  • Transmission Systems
  • Robotics & Industrial Automation
  • Packaging
  • Compressor/Turbines
  • Material Handling Systems
Fabrication Process
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Welding
  • CNC Milling
  • Heat Treatment
  • Unconventional Machining
  • Casting/Molding
  • Rolling
  • Finishing/Super-Finishing

Assignment Examples

Prior Art Search

  • Novelty search related to a locking mechanism of a container lid for a leading automotive R&D and solution provider
  • Freedom-to-Operate (FTO) search related to wear resistant hot rolled steels in India and China for a global firm
  • Novelty study and FTO analysis related to manufacturing of dental bridge superstructure by rapid prototyping technique for a leading organization associated with dental implants
  • Invalidity search related to cutting tools for a large Europe based cutting tool manufacturing company

Prosecution Support

  • Patent drafting related to automated demand side energy management for residential & commercial user for the largest energy equipment manufacturer company in Europe
  • Regular patent application drafting for the technology related to seals for a European energy-efficient and climate-friendly solutions company
  • Office action response for a patent application related to a robot used in semiconductor industry

Patent Analytics

  • IP strategy analysis for a company active in hair removal technology using mechanical means for a European MNC
  • Technology landscape related to food processing equipment for a leading food processing equipment manufacturer in the US
  • Competitor analysis for a client active in exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) techniques

Patent Valuation


  • Valuation of a patent related to ergonomically designed vehicle seat for a leading automotive part manufacturer in Europe

Out-Licensing Support | Technology Transfer Support

  • Licensing study related to accessory for material handling equipment for a leading earth moving equipment manufacturer in the US
  • Licensing study for a catalyst used in reactors for a chemical company based in Europe
  • Technology assessment related to solar thermal power plants
  • End to End IP consulting for the technology related to hand held dust collector

Case Studies

Project:
IP strategy analysis for a company active in hair removal technology using mechanical means

Client:
A European MNC engaged Aranca to analyze the IP strategy of one of its competitors in the hair removal technology domain

Project:
Freedom-to-Operate (FTO) search related to wear resistant hot rolled steels in India and China

Client:
A global firm engaged Aranca to conduct a FTO study on patents related to wear resistant hot-rolled steel in India and China