Introduction to Freedom to Operate Search 1

Introduction to Freedom to Operate Search

You came up with an amazing invention, patented it and now you want to make money out of it. But hold on! Conduct the freedom to operate search. A Freedom to operate or FTO search ensures that a product does not infringe valid, in-force patents held within a country. Unlike patentability search, freedom to operate[…]

Patentability Search Basics: Things you should know

Patentability Search Basics: Things You Should Know

We will put our views on patentability search basics and some other general queries regarding it in this article. No patent law requires you to conduct a patentability search or patent novelty search. But, however, you must not omit this important process. Patentability Search Basics A patentability search or patent novelty search is a search of[…]

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[…]

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