Nordic experts in
Global Prior Art Searching

What we do

We provide prior art searching (patent and non-patent) for businesses and IP law firms. To perform these searches we have specialists covering all technical fields. We utilize the competences of the patent examiners in the Danish and Norwegian Patent Offices. The examiners are all highly skilled PCT-examiners with extensive experience in searching patent and non-patent literature. The searches are performed using the best international patent databases and non-patent literature databases available.

By choosing Nordic Patent Institute as your search provider you get:

  • 150 highly skilled PCT examiners at your disposal
  • Personal contact with the examiner
  • State-of-the-art search tools
  • Best available Patent and NPL databases
  • Examiners with multi-language skills
  • High value, easy to read search report
  • High quality searches based on our experience and your needs
  • Unique competence in FTO searches for chemical structures and bio-sequences
  • Trusted and reliable search partner supporting your business

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What our clients say

"It is important for the Norwegian intellectual property community to ensure that the required expertise is maintained at the Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO). This is, among other things, one important reason underlying our decision to use the services of the affiliated Nordic Patent Institute.

So far we have been satisfied with the Institute's prosecution of those applications submitted. The cases are, in our experience, examined swiftly, and we find it easy to get in contact with Nordic Patent Institute examiners.

We will therefore continue to use the Institute as a competent PCT Authority for our international applications."

Håmsø Patentbyrå ANS

"We have used various other PCT authorities in the past, but we found that we received search results so late that we hardly had time to use them before we had to continue nationally with the application. We receive the international search report very quickly at NPI, and this is something that is of great value to our customers."

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