Freedom to Operate Search
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Your patent searches should be customised to meet your exact legal and technical requirements, should be delivered within your desired timeframe, and should leave no stone unturned in the pursuit of information that helps you make better IP decisions.

Our Freedom to Operate search service gives you the intelligence you need to decide on your next steps when you want to make, use or sell a new product, regardless of where you are in the product lifecycle:

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Technical expertise

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With a team of 250+ in-house, full-time search professionals, we ensure your search has the right expertise backing it up. Learn more

Experience

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Proven methodologies based upon decades of experience in formulating search strategies.

Worldwide scope

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Our search capability covers every major jurisdiction worldwide.

Transparency

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Clear, straightforward pricing and free, no-obligation quotes.

FEATURES

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

 

We put our highly skilled and internally trained team of more than 250 experienced patent analysts at your service. This includes attorneys, patent agents, and former patent examiners, as well as former practising engineers and scientists.

PROVEN METHODOLOGIES

 

We combine the art and science of searching to maximise value for clients, based on decades of experience in formulating search strategies. By creatively harnessing the power of multiple search engines, databases and libraries we can deliver tailored results that meet your requirements.

EASY TO USE RESULTS

 

We provide results in the format of your choice, from full reports to matrices. Every deliverable is designed to speed up the review process, enabling you to make quick and accurate decisions based on high-quality information. We also include legal status information, using whatever approach is most meaningful to you.

DIRECT ACCESS

 

Our specialist search managers provide consultative, responsive and high-touch services. We collaborate with you locally while coordinating your project globally from the top patenting jurisdictions worldwide.

NATIVE LANGUAGES

 

Our analyst team includes native speakers in multiple languages, including five major languages across all technologies. This allows us to perform native language searching, both online and on the ground.

CENTRALISED KNOWLEDGE

 

Our Reference Desk provides access to extensive resources for patent and non-patent literature. If the documents exist, our librarians and technical literature experts will find them.

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