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[…]

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[…]

Patent Novelty Search (Complete Guide for 2020)

Patent Novelty Search (Complete Guide for 2020)

When you’re determining whether to file a patent application with the USPTO, you must conduct a patent novelty search first. In order for you to get a patent, your invention must satisfy the 3 patentability criterions. These are novelty, non-obviousness, and industrial applicability. You determine the novelty (originality) aspect by conducting a patent novelty search (also known as prior[…]

Patent Search Techniques Know Them All

Patent Search Techniques: Know Them All

An applicant needs to conduct an extensive patent search much before filing a patent application. You can find the most trustworthy tools and patent search techniques available online. In this particular article, we will learn in detail about patent search techniques and everything you need to know about it. What is a Patent Search? You[…]

How To Conduct Patent Search A Quick Guide

How To Conduct Patent Search: A Quick Guide

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

A complete guide to patent novelty search

A Complete Guide to Patent Novelty Search

Introduction: Seeking for U.S. patent protection requires the presence of features like novelty, non-obviousness, and usefulness in the invention. Another aspect of patent protection is Patent Novelty Search or Novelty Search which aims to dig out pre-existing knowledge for checking the uniqueness of the applicant’s invention. This sort of pre-existing knowledge search in a particular technical[…]

Design Patent 101

Design Patents 101 – Introduction

Design patents as the name suggests are legal protection of the ornamental design, characteristics, and configuration of a utility article. In other words, it is known as an industrial design right.  It does not include a listing of any structure or any textual description of the design. Instead, it simply protects the design of the[…]

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[…]

Strong Patents: Benefits & Ways To Achieve

You will get to hear sometimes that a strong patent can obstruct further scope of innovation. To the contrary, consumers will be benefitted to the maximum if a patent is strong. If you are the owner of a strong patent, automatically you will be able to act as a roadblock to your competitors. Not only[…]