US Patent Search (Major Search Types)

US Patent Search (Major Search Types)

It is essential for one to conduct a US patent search before the patent filing process. It is so because patent search plays a huge role in avoiding patent infringement. This, subsequently, reduces the cost of the applicant. A US search is a subset of the prior-art search. Here, one mentions similar ideas in academic and[…]

Patent search types The major eight

Patent Search Types: ‘The Major Eight’

The world is changing from a product-based economy to a knowledge-based economy. knowledge will be a pivotal element in driving the economy of a specific country to its maximum potential. The advent of Intellectual Property regimen and globalization creates a system where companies can protect their intellectual properties. However, with the increase in number of[…]

Understanding the Nuances of Patent Invalidity Searches

Patent invalidity searches or patent validity searches are similar to one another. The only fact is that the end results are different. The end results of such patent searches are either valid or invalid patent claims. Also, the results depend much on the intention to enforce the validity of a patent or  oppose the validity[…]

What is Invalidity Search?

A patent invalidity search is, basically, a search to validate a patent’s claims or to invalidate the claims of a competitor’s patent.  This search is one of the first and major steps to be taken when you are confronted with patent infringement. A Patent grant does not guarantee validity. That is so because there is[…]

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