Patent Search Types

Patent Search Types: You Must Know

Most firms and inventors don’t know that there are different types of patent searches. All patent search types have different aims. To get the best result, it is essential to know about every search type. We will discuss more insights on all these searches. Related article: Proofreading essentials: “The essential eight” The Patent Search Types[…]

FEATURE IMAGE PRIOR ART SEARCH

Prior Art Search: A Complete Explanation

Prior art in terms of patent refers to evidence that shows a certain product or idea is already present. Prior art is also known as competing art. Prior art search is going through the available database to check the novelty of one’s product/idea. Related article: Proofreading essentials: “The essential eight” Why perform a prior art[…]

Patent Infringement Analysis

Patent Infringement Analysis: What’s Inside?

Patent infringement is the use a patent for commercial purposes without the patent holder’s permission.  Patent infringement analysis determines the category of patent infringement. It is basically of two types- Literal infringement and Doctrine of equivalents. Literal infringements:  It occurs when the accused firm copies the product as claimed in the patent. Two main parameters[…]

How the WIPO Patent Search Helps

How the WIPO Patent Search Helps?

A WIPO patent search is a very crucial part of the complete patent application process. The WO is a United Nations organization that watches over a number of international patent rules and regulations. Generally, the patents protect the rights of an inventor within the country that issues the patent. It is a difficult task to gain patent protection in multiple countries.[…]

Freedom to operate Guide to risk-free IP monetization

Freedom to operate: Guide to risk-free IP monetization

Freedom to operate is the right to sell your product without infringing any existing rights. It checks if a particular country/competitor has a product similar to you or not. The main aim is to calculate the risk of patent infringement. In the case of no similar products, one can easily commercialize the product but in[…]

Patentability Searches vs. Patent Clearance Searches

Why Patent Landscape is Important?

The patent landscape is a researched overview of the pending patents or the patents in a particular field. Generally, patent attorneys or patent law experts prepare a landscape with the help of the process called patent landscaping. Moreover, patent landscaping is a study that provides a unique platform overview for a particular field that gives[…]

Patent Information Why it is Important

Patent Information: Why it is Important?

Patent information describes 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 information contains a description of the following: Functioning of patent Claims determining the scope of protection[…]

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[…]

What is Patentable Subject Matter and what it includes?

What Is Patentable Subject Matter and what it includes?

A patentable subject matter refers to the standards set forth by the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office). These standards are set for a patent application in order to receive patent protection. Also, the USPTO law defines patentable subject matter as: “Whoever invents or discovers any new and useful process, the machine, manufacture, or composition[…]

What is prior art

What is Prior-Art?

A Prior-Art is everything about your invention, already available in public before the registration. This simply means that the invention is no longer a novel.  It is basically a proof that an invention like yours exists, already. Prior-art is when someone has previously described or  made something very similar to your invention. National patent laws[…]

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