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

A time-sensitive and quick confirmatory search that is conducted before making an....

Patentability Assessment

A detailed assessment of novel/inventive step of an idea and existence of similar...

FTO
Search

A detailexd analysis of active patent rights to assess if a product can be safely...

State of the art Search

A thorough analysis of scientific literature to understand the existing technologies...

Chemical & Bio Search

A highly specialized search used to uncover chemical structures hidden....

Knock-Out Search

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

Patentability Assessment

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

Freedom to Operate Search

KEY BENEFITS
OUR APPROACH & EDGE
1. Provides clear cut information regarding valid patents which can block the entry of a new product in a specific market or region
2. Protects product manufacturers from risk of potential infringement.
3. Helps in deciding probable tweaks product features so as to avoid overlap with competitor’s IP thereby avoiding costly infringement suits
4. Exudes confidence for developing a perfect product launch strategy
1. In-depth analysis of how the product is infringing on certain patent claims.
2. Accurate categorization of results based on the threat level
3. Detailed analysis of threat-levels, feature-matrix, summary of relevant results, and FTO opinion included in search report.
4. Identification of closest references with legal status on the basis of product features
5. Comprehensive search on patents of various jurisdictions including regional databases such as KIPRIS, IPDL-JPO, PSS-CNIPA, IP2SG, DPMA, etc.
6. Customized search approach depending on technology domain
7. Manual analysis of each document by subject matter experts.
8. Time-efficient and budget-friendly services
9. 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
1. Comprehend relevant technology trends of a specific domain.
2. Derive key inputs from existing technologies to formulate R&D and product-development strategies
3. Make better strategic decisions regarding new initiatives and product-modifications on the basis of existing art
4. Identify potential competitors and targets for M&A in a domain of interest.
5. Protects product manufacturers from risk of potential infringement.
6. Helps in deciding probable tweaks product features so as to avoid overlap with competitor’s IP thereby avoiding costly infringement suits
7. Exudes confidence for developing a perfect product launch strategy
1. Identification of all relevant patent and non-patent references on the basis of technology features specific to the domain of interest. 2. Comprehensive search on patents of various jurisdictions including regional databases such as KIPRIS, IPDL-JPO, PSS-CNIPA, IP2SG, DPMA, etc.
3. Targeted search on relevant non-patent literature databases specific to the technology domain.
4. Customized search approach depending on technology domain Manual analysis of each document by subject matter experts.
5. Time-efficient and budget-friendly services
6. Search conducted by in-house IP experts adept at deriving actionable insights
7. Methodology and final report can be tailored to answer specific questions related to the technology domain.
8. 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
1. Uncover chemical structures hidden in patent and non-patent literature
2. Identify documents that have a wide coverage for functional moieties of a chemical structure
3. Knowledge derived from this search can help in ongoing litigation cases, proposed licensing deals, and R&D strategies
4. Augment previously conducted prior-art and landscape studies with domain-specific information.
1. Exhaustive search strategies including searching by IUPAC/Common Name and CAS Number
2. Use of specialized databases such as STN, CAS registry, MARPAT, DCR, MMS, SureCHEMBL, ChemSpider, PubChem, etc.
3. Comprehensive search on patents of various jurisdictions including regional databases such as KIPRIS, IPDL-JPO, PSS-CNIPA, IP2SG, DPMA, etc.
4. Thorough search on relevant non-patent databases
5. Technical expertise in understanding and simplification of complex chemical structures
6. Targeted search strategies to discover best results.
7. In-house IP experts with knowledge of IP laws specific to the domain of chemistry, pharmaceuticals.
8. 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