Posts Tagged: patent search


After Searching: Patent Filing Options and PCT ISAs

According to WIPO data, USPTO, EPO and KIPO are major ISAs for U.S. applicants; about 94% of intentional searches have been done by these three patent offices. …
By Stephan Sangwon Kim 3 months ago 1

Searching the Art Behind Innovation

For many innovations, in addition to doing a traditional patent search it will be of the utmost importance to search European and east Asian literature, particularly literature …
By Stephan Sangwon Kim 3 months ago 2

The importance of a quality patent search for strategic monetization of innovation

Properly used, a qualified search can be one of the most cost-effective and valuable tools a company can have to not only capture and create innovation, but …

When should you do a Patent Search?

When to get a patent search done is largely a matter of choice, but one that also depends upon the purpose of the search. Most frequently, inventors …
By Gene Quinn 6 months ago 7

The Top 5 Mistakes Inventors make with their Invention

Generally speaking the first step toward commercializing an invention and making money is typically to pursue the patent path. For those new to the industry it is …
By Gene Quinn 7 months ago 3

Patent Searching 101: A Patent Search Tutorial

Inventors and entrepreneurs who are looking to cut costs frequently want to do their own patent search. This is a wise first move, but inventors need to …
By Gene Quinn 7 months ago 12

Freedom to Operate: Knowing if you will likely infringe a patent

It is understandable that those who are entering into a business endeavor would want to know what their potential exposure might be, and when you have an …
By Gene Quinn 8 months ago 15

LexisNexis TotalPatent Launches Improved Version of Semantic Search

Semantic search through TotalPatent has been recently refined to deliver search results that are more relevant and precise than ever, and do not require complex Boolean searches. …
By Press Releases 11 months ago 0

The Business Responsible Approach to Patents and Inventing

I continually preach to inventors the need to follow what I call a "business responsible" approach, which is really just my way of counseling inventors to remember …
By Gene Quinn 1 year ago 1

A beginner’s guide to patents and the patent process

Whether you are an independent inventor, an fledgling entrepreneur or a seasoned inventor who is going out on your own for the first time, the best thing …
By Gene Quinn 1 year ago 0

Patent Drafting: Identifying the Patentable Feature

Without a patent search you will invariably describe all aspects of the invention with equal importance, although we know from experience that there will always be certain …
By Gene Quinn 1 year ago 4

Why Inventors Should Not Rely On Their Own Search

Some inventors consider doing the search of the Patent Office on their own, but there are several downsides to this plan. Their emotional attachment to the invention …
By Mark Nowotarski 1 year ago 7