Patent Map (Technology Road Map)

Patent Map is the visualized expression of total patent analysis results to understand complex and various patent information easily and effectively.

The patent map is produced by gathering related patent information of a target technology field, processing, and analyzing it.

source: http://www.wipo.int/edocs/mdocs/sme/en/wipo_ip_bis_ge_03/wipo_ip_bis_ge_03_16-annex1.pdf