Responsive Experienced Professionals
Standard Pricing and Turnaround Times
|Search Type||Turnaround Time|
|Knock Out Patentability||2-3 Business Days|
|Patentability / Novelty||3-5 Business Days|
|Collection / State of the Art||4-5 Business Days|
|Landscape||4-9 Business Days|
|Infringement / Non-Infringement||5-7 Business Days|
|Freedom to Operate / Clearance||7-14 Business Days|
|Invalidity / Validity||5-7 Business Days|
|Examination||4-5 Business Days|
|Accelerated Examination||7-9 Business Days|
Expert Research Teams
At Cardinal, we understand the importance of thorough, in-depth patent research. Our veteran search professionals dig deep, drawing on their subject matter expertise and utilizing the best strategies and technologies to efficiently uncover the information you need. Research teams are assembled based on the technical area of the requested search. Each research project is facilitated by a project manager who is also experienced in the required technical field, and who acts as a valuable liaison before, during and after each search project.
Detailed Search Results
With every search project, you receive a report that maps the results to your search goals. In most cases, PDF copies of the references cited are accessible directly through our Search Report System. You will also receive a search history detailing the databases, classes and keywords used in the search.
Standard search coverage includes English-based patent and non-patent literature, as well as English abstracts of many foreign language patents and published applications. Foreign-language specialists may be added to a project team to perform research on the full text of non-English documents.
For more information about the particular search services Cardinal provides, please follow the links below.