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DELIVERING YOU VALUE THROUGH PRECISE RESULTS

EXPERT PATENT AND TECHNICAL
LITERATURE SEARCHING FROM THE WORLD'S LEADER

Do you want the confidence that comes from knowing that your search results precisely meet your clients’ objectives and reflect the same judgment you would apply yourself?

We know that when it comes to search services, you need accuracy and a partner you can trust – empowering you to draft opinions and provide advice with confidence. That's why here at CPA Global we have built a global patent and technical literature search capability that allows us to go further and dig deeper than other search providers.

Our research specialists include 250+ in-house experts with backgrounds ranging from attorneys and patent agents to former patent examiners and scientists and engineers.

They use their extensive expertise in specific technologies, patent law, and research theory to deliver the precise results you need.

Our team leverages more than 300 patent and non-patent print and online literature sources like academic papers, journals, product manuals and message boards, leaving no stone unturned in their search for evidence. Whatever technology domain you want to explore, rest assured that with the breadth and diversity of our dedicated team, we’ve got it covered.

Our combination of skills and in-depth understanding of resources ensures that we make every minute count on your search projects. If the proof you seek is out there, our team will find it.


Supporting you and your clients with incomparable depth, scale and expertise

  • The world's largest patent search team with expertise in all technology domains
  • Customers include more than over 375 law firms globally
  • Patent and non-patent literature searching in multiple languages, including five major languages covering every technology, from 12 global offices
  • Trusted by the USPTO to conduct search and preliminary examination of PCT applications since 2005
  • Refined, highly-structured search methodologies
  • Local customer support via dedicated product managers

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Meeting all your search needs

PATENTABILITY SEARCHES

Build a portfolio with confidence

Expert novelty/patentability searches locate prior art early in your clients’ innovation journey. These searches are designed to support your efforts to provide patentability opinions to your clients, allowing for fully informed filing decisions and drafting strategies, resulting in savings in prosecution costs.

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OPERATE SEARCHES

Assurance as clients bring products to market

Freedom to operate searches assist attorneys in providing clients with advice on infringement avoidance and product clearance. Your clients benefit from improved confidence in their product development and go-to-market decision making.

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INVALIDITY SEARCHES

Defend your clients’ business and clear the competitive field

Expert invalidity searches provide the results you need to support clients in high-stakes situations. Litigate or enforce with the best global search support available.

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Thinking and best practice from our patent search practitioners

What is the Future of Patent Search?
Our Experts Dive Deep and Share Their Views

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Future of Patent Search

Three of our leading experts share their views on the future

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Evaluating a Patent Search Provider

5 Questions to Ensure your Peace of Mind

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Search Trends Uncovered

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