Patent Landscape: High level overview of a technology field
Patent Black Space: Patented technology area owned by others
Patent Gray Space: Open un-patent known art free for public use.
Patent White Space: Open un-patented areas unknown art in the literature for potential future patent coverage
Patent Holes: Patent White Space that should be covered with new applications or new inventions along the normal path of techtechnologylution.
Patent Driving: DrafiDraftingtent discldisclosurepotential claim set to close patent holds before the technology in invented. May drive invention or be addressed by a prophetic patent.