Patent search servies
A new search:
・Confirmation (Reｖieｗ) search： If you conducted a survey more than once in the past, but still have doubts
about other related materials, please use it as a second opinion.
Notes on this study request:
(1) It must be a project that conducted arbitrary investigation in the past at least once. (Examination by the Patent Office is not included.)
(2) It is possible to disclose all the materials (patent number etc.) obtained from the investigations conducted in the past.
(3) Because of the character of this study, we must be sincerely able to deal with mutual trust without hidden material. (Importance: maximal)
Be able to adhere strictly to the above.
・Clearance search： The clearance search has two aspects
of infringement and patentability, therefore, it is searched by broad
perspectives because of potential risks involved. Range of investigation: mainly in-force patent
・Novelty (patentability) search：Pursuant to claims, the references published prior to application date will be searched.
・Infringement search： It is searched whether an owned technology may infringe against another’s patent rights. Range of investigation：in-force and potentially in-force patent information
・Freedom to operate search：It considers expired patents and publicly available documents in addition to in-force patents.
・Invalidating search：It is searched the references to constitute barriers against owner’s technology, that makes an another’s patent right invalidate or decrease.
・Rush! Fee：Rush search is available by an additional fee. The additional rate will inclease by 50%.