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Patent Monitoring Report: Learn All its Elements

Patent Monitoring Report is a complete elaborative report that comprises of results of monitoring your competitor’s patent portfolio to compare and analyze the quality of your products or services. It will provide insights to you about the futuristic IP trends which are critical for your work, and keep a competitive eye on your competitors. In[…]

Novelty Search Basics: Things You Should Know

A novelty search or more popularly known as a patentability search is the very first and foremost search conducted to determine whether an invention or product or process is new and original. It is much better to learn about the novelty search basics before preceding further for the patent prosecution process. What is a Novelty[…]

Patentability Search Basics: Things You Should Know

In this article, we will put our views on patentability search basics- what is it, why it should be done and some other general queries regarding it. No patent law requires you to conduct a patentability search or patent novelty search. But, this is however the first and often the most important process that should[…]

What are Industrial Designs and how to protect them?

Presenting things in a creative and aesthetic manner is an art and if you nurture these skills, chances are that it can be a viable commercial option to generate income or revenue (in case of companies). However, the design has to be created under the framework of existing legal and IP rules that are meant[…]

Understanding the Nuances of Patent Invalidity Searches

Patent validity search or patent invalidity search are similar to one another except the fact that the end results are different. The end results of such patent searches are either valid or invalid patent claims and depend much on the intention of whether we wish to enforce the validity of a patent or intend to[…]

Patent Information : Why it is Important?

The term ‘Patent Information’ has been assigned to describe the technical data and legal data associated with patent documents, and granted patents. The documents contain information written in a standardized format and categorized according to technical fields to make identifying relevant documents even easier.  The patent information contains description about the following: Functioning of patent[…]

Understanding US Patent Classification System

Patent offices system worldwide use one or another classification system to organize the numerous patents filed therewith. A classification scheme is a system of codes that groups inventions according to technical area. In general, the US Patent classification system is one of the most important national patent classification systems. It is heavily relied by many[…]

Need of Patentability Search Before Filing a Patent

Need of Patentability Search before Filing a Patent

Patentability search Inventors are not required to search the prior art before filing a patent application on their invention. So why would an inventor wish to spend time and money on a patentability searches. Patentability search (also sometimes known as Novelty Search) identifies prior art references that either alone or in combination are relevant to[…]

Legal Status Data

Sources of Patent Legal Status Data

Legal status data is the information that is part of the patent document, provided by patent owners and patent office, which helps with learning the insights and value of a patent. Legal data contains all data related to legal events or actions as defined by the respective patent law and regulations of a particular jurisdiction.[…]