IP & Prior Art Searches

At Expertlancing, we offer various kinds of IP and prior-art searches that can help you in creating, developing, strategizing and implementing your ideas and IP assets

Knock-Out Search

"Quick confirmatory search regarding a new idea before decision on patent filing/drafting

Patentability Assessment

Detailed assessment of a new idea - define patent scope and chances of grant

FTO
Search

Identify probable IP threats before launching a product in specific markets

State of the art Search

"Devise R&D strategy via thorough analysis of scientific literature related to a technology area

Chemical & Bio Search

"Highly specialized search used to uncover and analyse complex chemical structures.

Knock-Out Search

KEY BENEFITS
OUR APPROACH & EDGE
> Ascertain feasibility of an idea/invention Formulate correct strategy for patent drafting and filing
> Save time and money by deciding whether or not to proceed with the idea/invention
> Unearth the existence of similar inventions in less time and limited budget
> Target the novel aspect of the invention and deliver the best quality results
> Extensive coverage of all aspects of the invention by creating robust key-features as basis of the search
> Comprehensive search on worldwide patents and in-depth analysis of non-patent literature sources
> Search on regional databases such as KIPRIS, IPDL-JPO, PSS-CNIPA, IP2SG, DPMA, etc.
> Customized search approach depending on technology domain
> Manual analysis of each document by subject matter experts.
> Time-efficient and budget-friendly services

Patentability Assessment

KEY BENEFITS
OUR APPROACH & EDGE
> Understand the presence of similar inventions in the domain to gauge the scope an idea before patent filing
> Ascertain the novelty and inventiveness of an idea.
> Helps in making final decisions related to patent drafting and filing.
> Helps in efficiently drafting the patent specifications
> Targeted search strategies to discover closest prior-art
> Detailed claim-charts, feature-matrix, summary of relevant results, and patentability opinion included in search report.
> Extensive coverage of all aspects of the invention by creating robust key-features as basis of the search
> Comprehensive search on worldwide patents and in-depth analysis of non-patent literature sources
> Search on regional databases such as KIPRIS, IPDL-JPO, PSS-CNIPA, IP2SG, DPMA, etc.
> Customized search approach depending on technology domain
> Manual analysis of each document by subject matter experts.
> Time-efficient and budget-friendly services

Freedom to Operate Search

KEY BENEFITS
OUR APPROACH & EDGE
> Provides clear cut information regarding valid patents which can block the entry of a new product in a specific market or region
> Protects product manufacturers from risk of potential infringement.
> Helps in deciding probable tweaks product features so as to avoid overlap with competitor’s IP thereby avoiding costly infringement suits
> Exudes confidence for developing a perfect product launch strategy
> In-depth analysis of how the product is infringing on certain patent claims.
> Accurate categorization of results based on the threat level
> Detailed analysis of threat-levels, feature-matrix, summary of relevant results, and FTO opinion included in search report.
> Identification of closest references with legal status on the basis of product features
> Comprehensive search on patents of various jurisdictions including regional databases such as KIPRIS, IPDL-JPO, PSS-CNIPA, IP2SG, DPMA, etc.
> Customized search approach depending on technology domain
>Manual analysis of each document by subject matter experts.
> Time-efficient and budget-friendly services
> Search conducted by in-house IP experts with extensive knowledge of jurisdiction-specific IP laws

State of the art search

KEY BENEFITS
OUR APPROACH & EDGE
> Comprehend relevant technology trends of a specific domain.
> Derive key inputs from existing technologies to formulate R&D and product-development strategies
> Make better strategic decisions regarding new initiatives and product-modifications on the basis of existing art
> Identify potential competitors and targets for M&A in a domain of interest.
> Protects product manufacturers from risk of potential infringement.
> Helps in deciding probable tweaks product features so as to avoid overlap with competitor’s IP thereby avoiding costly infringement suits
> Exudes confidence for developing a perfect product launch strategy
> Identification of all relevant patent and non-patent references on the basis of technology features specific to the domain of interest. > Comprehensive search on patents of various jurisdictions including regional databases such as KIPRIS, IPDL-JPO, PSS-CNIPA, IP2SG, DPMA, etc.
> Targeted search on relevant non-patent literature databases specific to the technology domain.
> Customized search approach depending on technology domain Manual analysis of each document by subject matter experts.
> Time-efficient and budget-friendly services
> Search conducted by in-house IP experts adept at deriving actionable insights
> Methodology and final report can be tailored to answer specific questions related to the technology domain.
> Insights derived from the search can be augmented with relevant market information of important competitors, products, etc.

Chemical Structure & 

Bio-Sequence Search

KEY BENEFITS
OUR APPROACH & EDGE
> Uncover chemical structures hidden in patent and non-patent literature
> Identify documents that have a wide coverage for functional moieties of a chemical structure
> Knowledge derived from this search can help in ongoing litigation cases, proposed licensing deals, and R&D strategies
> Augment previously conducted prior-art and landscape studies with domain-specific information.
> Exhaustive search strategies including searching by IUPAC/Common Name and CAS Number
> Use of specialized databases such as STN, CAS registry, MARPAT, DCR, MMS, SureCHEMBL, ChemSpider, PubChem, etc.
> Comprehensive search on patents of various jurisdictions including regional databases such as KIPRIS, IPDL-JPO, PSS-CNIPA, IP2SG, DPMA, etc.
> Thorough search on relevant non-patent databases
> Technical expertise in understanding and simplification of complex chemical structures
> Targeted search strategies to discover best results.
> In-house IP experts with knowledge of IP laws specific to the domain of chemistry, pharmaceuticals.
> Search subject matter experts having in-depth knowledge in organic chemistry
900 +
Knock-Out Search​
400 +
Patentability Assessment
100 +
FTO Searches
50 +
State of the art Search
25 +
Chemical & Bio Searches

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