For identifying whether your product or product idea violates already existing rights.
For cost savings - preventing unnecessary investments in production and marketing.
As inspiration for modifying your product and thereby preventing violation of existing rights.
We search international patent databases on the basis of a description and drawings prepared by the customer. The scope of the search, including selection of countries, will be agreed upon in each individual case. Upon conclusion of the search, a report will be drafted.
The report can be customized but will normally include the following:
Specification of the aim and scope of the search
Overview of material found, divided into categories depending on its relevance.
Detailed specification of the relevant parts of the references.
Hyperlink to the full document and the INPADOC status (family and legal status information).
Search strategy and databases used for the search.
A description of the idea product and product features that you want us to search for clearance.
A list of countries for which you want the clearance search performed.
The names of competitors in the field can often be helpful.