Patent search is a search involving research to data mine the patent and non-patent literature helping the inventor to know about the existing technology before applying for his own "Patent Application". Patent Search Services: Prior-art Searches/ Novelty Searches/ Patentability Searches, Infringement Searches, Invalidation Searches, Freedom to operate Searches, and Landscape Searches Our searchers are advanced … Continue reading Patent Search Services
For national or international IP protection applicants MUST determine whether their creation is new and novel or similar to a creation owned/claimed by someone else. In order to determine this thorough research is conducted. International classification facilitates these searches by organizing information with respect to inventions, trademarks and industrial designs into simple, indexed, manageable structures … Continue reading WIPO INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION
Trademark classification is the classification of goods and services . Trademarks are classified into several classes under Nice Classification (NCL). There are different classes for registering marks for goods and services i.e TM classes 1-34 classify goods and TM classes 35-45 classify services.
Mosaicing provides the patent examiner to evaluate inventive step in light of two or more pieces of prior art information in combination, provided that a person skilled in the relevant art could reasonably have been expected to combine such information.
Boolean search is a type of patent searching that enables the users to find relevant results by combining keywords with Boolean operators. Boolean operators are used in all types of patent searching including the patentability search, validity/ invalidity search, prior art searching/ novelty search and the like.
Different Approaches for Patent Searches
Different approaches for searching patent can be categorized under the following heads:
Sequence searches, and