Tagged: Prior Art

Elements of a Design Patent Application 0

Elements of a Design Patent Application

Patents can be broadly classified into 3 main categories, viz. Utility Patents, Design Patents, and Plant Patents. Though all of these patents are written in a similar fashion, still, there are some subtle differences...

Determining the Cut-Off Date for Invalidity Search 0

Determining the Cut-Off Date for Invalidity Search

In Invalidity Search Each patent has a filing date, which is the date on which the patent application was filed. This date is important because it sets the cut-off date for the invention, from...

General Tips for Invalidity Search 0

General Tips for Invalidity Search

A patent invalidity (or patent validity) search is, usually, conducted to invalidate a patent that has been or may be asserted, for example, as a defense when facing a patent infringement suit. Sometimes, a...

Patent Literature Searching 0

Patent Literature Searching

The patent literature is, generally, the primary searched form of prior art. Patent literature not only provide technical information (which may not be published in scientific literature), but it can be used to find...

Resources for Searching Prior-Art – Software Inventions 0

Resources for Searching Prior-Art – Software Inventions

Software engineering is a sub-discipline of computer science that concerns itself with the entire process of software creation. The patents associated to Computer science & software engineering, are often labelled as “software patents.” Software...

Resources for Searching Prior-Art – Technical Reports 0

Resources for Searching Prior-Art – Technical Reports

Prior-Art – Technical Reports are documents produced by researchers detailing the results of current investigations to their organization or institution, to a funding agency, or in response to a query from an individual or group...

How Can a Free Patent Search Help You? 0

How Can a Free Patent Search Help You?

Free Patent search help you to the importance of getting a paid patent cannot be stressed enough, at the same time; benefits of a free patent search cannot be overlooked. It is wise to conduct...

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