An international patent search is an IP convention that helps an inventor seek patent protection in many countries at the same time by looking for similar patents worldwide. In addition, Patent International conducts an extensive patent search on your behalf to avoid any opposition or conflicts resulting from similar patents filed or granted elsewhere.
We understand the benefits of patents and the degree of innovation they bring to the market. We know the value of these business assets to our customers, which is why Patent International is always working to enhance our services so that we can provide you with the best patent strategy for moving forward with your discoveries.
A patent search is conducted through various channels, including:
Full text and image database: This can be searched using tools available on USPTO called PatFT. It has the following categories for patent search:
Patent application full text and image database: This can be searched using tools available on USPTO called AppFT. It has the following categories for search:
It’s a collection of business services intended to modernize the worldwide patent system and benefit all stakeholders via a single portal/user interface. Users can view the patent family for a single application, including all related applications filed at participating IP Offices, and dossier, classification, and citation data for these applications by using this service.
The Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR) system allows IP clients to get and download information about patent application status in a safe, simple, and secure manner.
Public Search Facility provides public access to patent and trademark information in various formats, including online, microfilm, and print. Trained staff are available to assist public users.
Users can go through the current week’s issued patents in the Electronic Official Gazette. In addition, the Official Gazette can be searched by patent classification or kinds, such as utility, design, or plant.
Patent offices are available worldwide. Some of them are:
Patent International provides a comprehensive patent search conducted by expert attorneys to provide you with detailed reports, patenting consultation, and premier IP protection services.