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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 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 make critical IP decisions 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 patent agents and attorneys to former patent examiners and engineers and scientists.

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 journals, academic papers, 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 both patent and non-patent 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 with incomparable depth, scale and expertise

  • The world's largest search team with expertise in all technology domains.
  • Customers include over half of the USPTO’s and the EPO’s top 50 filers.
  • 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 delivered via dedicated product managers.

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Our experts discuss the importance of Patent Search in modern businesses.


MEETING ALL YOUR SEARCH NEEDS

PATENTABILITY

Efficient, expert novelty/patentability searches locate prior art early in your innovation journey to fully inform filing decisions and drafting strategy, resulting in savings in both time and prosecution costs.

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FREEDOM TO OPERATE

Freedom to operate searches guide your “design around” efforts early in the product lifecycle and support last minute design changes or licensing efforts closer to product rollout.

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INVALIDITY

Expert invalidity searches provide proof you need in high-stakes situations, whether you’re the defendant in a lawsuit, performing due diligence, or using post-grant procedures to clear the competitive playing field.

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Thinking and best practice from our patent search practitioners

What is the Future of Patent Search?
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Future of Patent Search

Three of our leading experts share their views on the future

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