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A PARTNER YOU CAN TRUST WHEN THE STAKES ARE HIGH

We are dedicated to providing actionable insights to improve the quality and speed of your decision-making throughout the IP lifecycle. 

High stakes or routine situations, get the right information at the right time to make IP decisions with confidence. We’ve built a global patent research capability designed around precision. This has earned us the trust of the world’s most active IP organisations.

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North America: 
search@cpaglobal.com
or call +1 (703) 486 1150

Europe: 
europesearch@cpaglobal.com
or call +44 (0) 20 7549 0685

INCOMPARABLE EXPERTISE, DEPTH AND SCALE

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TRUE EXPERTS


  • Depend on the world's most skilled patent research team, with expertise in your technology, patent law, and research theory.

  • Our in-house experts, from 11 of offices worldwide, search in multiple languages using the best resources.
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RELIABLE


  • Leverage our decades of experience in serving nearly 2,000 corporations and law firms as well as the USPTO.

  • Make your most important IP decisions with peace of mind.
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COLLABORATIVE PARTNER


  • Collaborate with our technical leads who believe that quality work starts with getting your requirements exactly right.

  • Work with us in your time zone and language with fast communication and turnaround – the way customer service should be.
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TECH ENABLED


  • Access and manage your projects and share results with stakeholders through the Search Application.
  • Annotate and analyse search project results in real-time
  • Interact with researchers, search administrators, and internal stakeholders securely. 

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PATENT RESEARCH PROJECTS FOR THE RIGHT INSIGHTS

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PATENTABILITY


Develop well-crafted patent applications for the right inventions that save downstream prosecution costs and improve allowance rates.

  • Determine patentable inventions
  • Scrutinise inventions before further investment to streamline costs
  • Support efficient patent application drafts that improve allowance rates

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FREEDOM TO OPERATE


Intelligence to decide your next steps when making, using or selling new products, regardless of where you are in the product lifecycle.

  • Go to market with confidence
  • Avoid infringements by modifying inventions to “design around” existing patents
  • Protect market entry plans by defining last-minute design changes or pursuing a license prior to the product launch

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Invalidity and scour the earth™


Support the strongest argument for invalidating a patent when facing a complaint, taking post-grant action, or building  your assertion strategy. 

  • Defend against high-stakes complaints
  • Help reduce competition by invalidating competitors’ patents through post-grant procedures
  • Evaluat threats or build negotiating leverage in licensing deals by assessing competitive patent strength

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Technology intelligence


A customised analysis of the commercial and technical activity within a relevant space.

  • Guide your R&D strategies and decision making
  • Assess changing market dynamics
  • Identify unknown or new competitors, potential partners and emerging technology trends

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Competitor benchmarking


Address questions on competitors’ IP portfolios and R&D strategies, independently or relative to your market position.

  • Identify threats to your market share and discover gaps for exploitation
  • Identify emerging threats or partnership opportunities, innovation trends, and areas of profitability
  • Adopt response strategies to your competitors' changing focus areas

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Portfolio analysis


A full patent portfolio audit to optimise performance,  cost-effectiveness and alignment with your business objectives. 

  • Understand the composition of an IP portfolio and areas of strength or weakness
  • Establish alignment between your portfolio and products, as well as product pipeline
  • Identify monetisation or cost-saving opportunities
  • Redirect IP investment and filing strategies

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