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

Meet us

23 Sep - 25 Sep Chicago, Illinois

Nordic Patent Institute will be exhibiting in the 2018 Annual Meeting of Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) which will take place 23-25 September 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Chicago, [...]

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08 Oct - 10 Oct Switzerland

Kim Pedersen, Key Account Manager and Lone Hartung Nielsen, Managing Director will be visiting law firms and companies in Switzerland, Monday 8 October to Wednesday 10 October 2018. For more informat [...]

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22 Oct - 24 Oct Washington DC

Grétar Ingi Grétarsson, Vice Director and Kim Pedersen, Key Account Manager will be visiting law firms and companies in Washington DC and Virginia, Monday 22 October to Wednesday 24 Oct [...]

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25 Oct - 27 Oct Washington DC

Nordic Patent Institute will once again be an exhibitor and sponsor of the annual meeting of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) which will as usual take place at the Marriot W [...]

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What our clients say

When Nordic Patent Institute was established, we questioned if the new authority could provide work of sufficient quality. However, we gradually found out that Nordic Patent Institute performs searches that are at least as thorough as the larger PCT searching authorities.

When filing a PCT application we are very concerned about having a second opinion which adds value to the search and examination that has been done in the priority founding application. The fact that we can choose a different examiner and a different office for the PCT application, ensures that we get a completely independent search and examination. We believe that we have avoided surprise prior art later in the patenting process by choosing Nordic Patent Institute.

Protector IP Consultants AS

"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

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