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||- checking of the
patentability of a process, a product or use of a product, or a process
- checking of the freedom of exploitation
- preparation of a file of opposition to the grant of
- preparation of a defense in the event of attack in
||- patent documentation of
the patent offices (in particular EPO, USPTO, JPTO)
- internal documentary databases
- internet resources
- on request, "non-patent" databases specialized in a
technical field of the commercial hosts (in particular QUESTEL)
||The criteria of selection of
the relevant documents are those of the European Patent Office.
||The object of search is
indicated by mail, fax, email, either verbally by telephone or during a
meeting. (This type of search must relate to a "reasonably" unitary
subject - it is not a library search).
||- search report
- search review
- cited documents
The results of the search are provided as paper
documents, or possibly transmitted by email, either securely or not, or
on a computer information support using doc and/or pdf format.
- 750 € exclusive VAT
- from the third to the tenth search in the same
month : 550 € exclusive VAT
- from the eleventh search in the same month : 400 €
Additional search relating to a patent application
having already been the subject of a search by a patent office :
1500 € exclusive VAT
Searching documents belonging to the public domain:
2000 € exclusive VAT
Expenses of "non-patent" databases access searched
upon demand are invoiced over current rate at cost price.
||Accepted order is normally
completed within fifteen days.
In urgency, basic rates increase as follows:
- within 8 days: + 25%
- within 48H: + 50%
- within 24 H: + 100%
of search results cannot be guaranteed. However, more than ten years of
experience showed that the level of quality reached was that of the EPO,
even higher, thanks to the proximity of the client relationship allowing
to target searches well.
To be observed
|Other searches than searches of
anteriority in the field of patents can be carried out, in particular in
the field of marks. Library searches in various scientific fields can
also be carried out..
To follow up
reports for particular targeted EPO A2 applications, and additional
searches on specific applications...
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