Information Research

A world of intellectual property information at your fingertips

CPA Global is your trusted partner in all aspects of global patent, trademark, and copyright information research.  We know what you need, where to look for it, and how to get it quickly – anywhere in the world.

Our researchers have extensive patent, trademark, and copyright experience, allowing us to provide you with the peace of mind of knowing that all your requests will be handled quickly and with the utmost attention to detail. 

We also understand the major worldwide patenting authorities - including the USPTO, JPO, EPO, and SIPO – and have specialised expertise in information collection and organisation, library research, and database searching.

You benefit from our: 

  • Intense focus on customer service
  • In-depth understanding of the processes and organisations involved in IP information research, document retrieval, and administrative support
  • Expertise in all types of IP data, documents, and resources
  • Knowledge of working with global patenting authorities
  • Skills in creating search queries, cleaning results, locating missing data, and organising results

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IP Information Research

  • We research and obtain critical IP documents, including hard-to-locate patents, technical literature, or assignment documents, anywhere in the world to meet your legal and business needs.
  • We research, collect, and clean large amounts of raw global IP data, e.g., legal status, assignee, family, and litigation; then, we organise and present the results in a format that facilitates your review and analysis.
  • We also perform library searches and conduct due diligence and problem-solving at major patenting authorities.
  • We perform assignee searches to locate data such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, and litigation related to a particular assignee or inventor.
  • We perform title searches to locate all assignments in connection with a patent, trademark, or copyright. We check for a complete chain of title and perform a search on the parent file, if necessary, to locate the proper assignments.
  • Significant country law and forms coverage, accurate law updates - FoundationIP® calculates deadlines automatically based on applicable country laws, compiled by a team of over 20 attorneys and IP software specialists across the United States, Europe and India, working with over 1,000 agents worldwide, providing you with timely information essential to prosecution and maintenance of your IP portfolio. These are regularly updated as country laws change

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Certification and Legalisation

  • We obtain certified documents when you face bureaucratic obstacles, processing your requests properly and ensuring that the relevant patenting authority responds promptly and accurately. And we know the document formats that are readily available – whether on film, scanned, or hardcopy only.
  • We handle all stages of the legalisation process, from authentication at the local, state or regional, and national levels to submitting to the relevant embassy or consulate and forwarding the final result to overseas agents to help ensure that the target jurisdictions’ filing requirements are met. We know each embassy’s turnaround times, hours of operation, and fees, and our employees are at multiple embassies every day handling legalisations.
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Global Patent File Histories

  • Our researchers understand every detail involved in working with patent offices and with patent file histories. We know the specifics of patent prosecution and available file history coverage  around the world.  Our office in Alexandria, VA, which is just blocks from the USPTO, as well as our other regional offices and our extensive global network of knowledgeable local agents, give us access to patent offices worldwide.
  • Our pricing for patent file histories is based on a single, per page fee for file histories from any country, with the fee determined by the country where the customer is based. Local inspection fees may also apply for file histories other than US, EP, and WO. We also provide free estimates for all file history requests.
  • Stop wasting time uploading messages and documents to your IP system from your email. Manage communication automatically within FoundationIP® with messaging that allows all email replies to be automatically logged against the matter from which they were sent
  • Integration with USPTO Private PAIR – docket outbound correspondence in one click and verify your data.

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Patent monitoring

  • At whatever frequency works for you, we monitor anything relating to the list of patents you provide. Possibilities include: transaction entries, electronic papers, family members, maintenance fee payments, legal status, assignee, claims changes, oppositions, and litigation.
  • Allow references to flow between related matters, import references, and more
  • Reduces overhead costs by minimizing busy work

Technical Monitoring

  • When you don’t have a list of targeted patents of interest, we can help you to track developments relating to a competitor, industry, or technology by monitoring new publications and the legal status of those publications. You can also save time by having our team of in-house technologists review and filter the monitor results.

 

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