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PATENTABILITY SEARCH

Build an effective patentability searching program with confidence

Your firm’s clients know a successful patent and technical literature search has to be customised to meet exact legal and technical requirements, delivered within the desired timeframe, and leave no stone unturned in the pursuit of information that helps them make better IP decisions.

An effective patentability searching program brings many benefits:

  • Reduced prosecution costs due to screening out inventions early in the process

  • Supporting drafting of compact, well-crafted patent applications that save downstream prosecution costs and improve allowance rates

CPA Global combines best-in-class processes and resources with real ingenuity, making us the industry leader in patent and non-patent literature searches for patentability. We can support your clients’ needs with multiple business models – from single searches to structured, high-volume programmes performing all your patentability searches based on standard, defined parameters.  And by putting creative methodologies into play, we deliver the insight your clients need, empowering you to help them make critical business and legal decisions with confidence.

In today’s patent prosecution world, cost reduction is paramount. Our experienced search professionals engage with you to understand your clients’ key objectives, including whether to expand the search to include alternative embodiments. We employ a variety of methodologies, including semi-automated playbooks and semantic search, which allow us to handle patentability searches with speed and efficiency.

These methodologies allow us to search efficiently and identify the best references quickly.  We  minimise the time spent on collection and maximise the time spent on review and analysis. As a result, your clients get the best value and great results quickly, even with a very limited budget.  We help you to save both time and money.

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HOW WE CAN HELP

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TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

With a dedicated team of over 170 in-house, full-time research professionals, we can staff every pre-filing or patentability search with experts with specific technical backgrounds.

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GLOBAL SCOPE

Our global search capability covers every major jurisdiction.

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TRANSPARENCY

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

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USPTO EXPERIENCE

Performance of search and preliminary examination of PCT applications for the USPTO since 2005 highlights our patentability searching expertise.

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EVERY SIZE OF PROJECT

We can perform a single patentability search or work with you to set up an ongoing standardised process for hundreds of pre-filing searches per year.

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FEATURES

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

We can perform a single patentability search or work with you to set up an ongoing standardised process for hundreds of pre-filing searches per year.

PROVEN METHODOLOGIES

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

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.

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 around the world.

NATIVE LANGUAGES

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

EASY TO USE RESULTS

We produce 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 provide your clients with quick and accurate opinions based on high-quality information.

Let’s change the world

Speak to one of our IP experts about how we can help you do more of what you do best.