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Looking for Semantic and Precision Search Software?
IP.com’s InnovationQ Semantic and Precision Search software technology allows you to find valuable content that is buried in complex patent and technical documents delivering more comprehensive and accurate results than a simple keyword search.
Evaluating a New Idea for Patentability?
Are you a patent attorney writing claims for a patent? A business manager or inventor trying to assess ideas in a new product? IP.com’s Professional Search services can help you research your idea, know the novelty loopholes, and understand your risk.
Assessing Your Patent Portfolio?
More than ever before, company executives, in-house counsel and outside counsel are asking: What are the competitive strengths and weaknesses of our patent portfolio? We have answers.
Looking to Defensively Publish?
IP.com’s Prior Art Database is the world’s first and largest prior art disclosure service.
InnovationQ combines the power of semantic and precision search with a global patent database and critical
non-patent literature to provide a unique IP discovery
and analytics solution.
InnovationQ allows users to search for patent and non-patent documents quickly and efficiently. Simply use a short phrase, a paragraph, or even an entire document so queries can be done by anyone in your organization. Take advantage of our advanced concept modifiers and filters to have precision control over your query.
Our Insight Reports are the industry’s most significant and comprehensive analytic
evaluation tools that provide information on either a patent or an invention being evaluated.
Patent Factor Index Report
For decision makers and IP managers looking to identify high and low quality assets
The PFI report is a repeatable analytic process that evaluates the merit of a U.S. patent. The report provides information on patent strength and quality. All of the metrics have been validated against patent renewal and litigation data as predictors of patent value. This report can be used as part of your patent review process to determine if you should renew a patent or not.
Technology Vitality Index Report
For R&D teams deciding to pursue an invention or move onto other opportunities
The report is derived from a description of a technology, not a patent number, and provides a rapid micro-landscape of the competitive environment. Purchase this report prior to filing for a patent application to shed light, at a very early stage, on the quality of the invention that has been submitted. Is the technology differentiated? Is it novel in comparison to the other technologies that have been published? Does it have utility?
A Cost-Effective Intellectual Property Strategy
Defensive publication is a powerful preemptive disclosure that prevents other parties from obtaining a
patent on your ideas. Defensive publications, which are endorsed by the USPTO as an IP rights management tool, are documents that provide descriptions and artwork of a product or idea so that it enters the public domain and becomes prior art. IP.com publishes disclosures daily in our Prior Art Database, the first and largest online disclosure service. Disclosures are sent to patent authorities worldwide as well as published in the weekly IP.com Journal.
- Reduce Patent Expenditures – Defensive publishing saves the cost of a full patent application
- Decrease Infringement Risk – There is nothing stopping others from ‘unpublished’ innovations
- Secure Freedom to Operate – Publish to block others from being able to patent your ideas
- Global Exposure – Once published, your invention is supplied to patent offices worldwide
- U.S. Patent examiners have unlimited access to our Prior Art Database; additionally the European Patent Office and numerous Asian patent authorities are provided a copy of all publications
- Continuity Checker – We expose our database to web search engines, such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo, at all times
- Subscribers get free downloads; downloads are $40 each for non-subscribers. Multiple document discounts are available
US-Based Professional Services
Our search professionals use Patentability Search to help you discover and identify all art that is published prior to an invention, along with documentation with citations and excerpts from all references found.
Our Freedom to Operate (FTO) Search helps identify in-force patents or published patent applications with claims that cover the technology, process, or product you are targeting.
IP.com’s Patent Validity Search uncovers patents or other prior art, published before the earliest priority date of the target patent, which might render a granted patent invalid. ) We deliver a full validity/invalidity search report, a claims-mapping chart, and electronic copies of any cited prior art.
Our team can design a Patent Landscape report that provides executives, technologists, and investors with IP business intelligence about how, and to what extent, your competitors are protecting their innovations in critical areas of technology.