Patent Prior Art Search is a very important step before filing a patent in India or elsewhere. It not only secure your patent from the problem such as "Patent Infringement" but also gives you enough confident in the future patent process.It is also known as "novelty search". After performing a good prior art search you can easily answer the most difficult question which is "What is Unique about my invention". In this short informative post, I will explain you about "Software/Services to perform Patent Prior Art Search".
Best Online Services for Patent Prior Search
Very useful in the preliminary patent search. In this database, Patents from 1790 through 1975 are searchable only by Issue Date, Patent Number, and Current US Classification. When searching for specific numbers in the Patent Number field, patent numbers must be seven characters in length, excluding commas, which are optional.
You can also use "Quick Search Helpbook" by clicking here.
1.1 US Patent Full-Text Database Manual Search
It is Used for Advanced Patent Search.
You can also use "Advance Search Helpbook" by clicking here.
User-friendly and interactive service to search patent online.
Best Softwares for Patent Prior Search
Delphion and Thomson Innovation are the two most powerful tools for patent prior search.
You can’t ignore the power of manual search by patent experts and patent attorneys/agents. Patent Attorneys/Agents and Experts are full time employed/self employed personalities just only for Patent Purposes.
Suppose you choose one of the tools mentioned above. Then how you can use them without any guidelines or training. ?
Proper guideline and training is a must. !!!