Patent Searches

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Turnaround Times

Search Type Turnaround Time
Knock Out Patentability 3-7 Business Days
Patentability / Novelty 3-7 Business Days
Collection / State of the Art 5-7 Business Days
Landscape 5-9 Business Days
Infringement / Non-Infringement 5-7 Business Days
Freedom to Operate / Clearance 5-10 Business Days
Invalidity / Validity 5-7 Business Days
Examination 5-7 Business Days
Accelerated Examination 7-9 Business Days
Listed turnaround times are averages. Actual turnaround times may vary based on a variety of factors, and will be provided at time of quote.

 
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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.

Coverage Options

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.

Search Types

For more information about the particular search services Cardinal provides, please follow the links below.

Research Tools & Databases

Our Standard research coverage includes English-based patent and non-patent literature, as well as English abstracts of many foreign language patents and published applications. You may opt to add foreign-language...
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Foreign Language Capabilities

Here at Cardinal, we are prepared to support your goals to research and reach beyond U.S. borders. Our standard research coverage includes English-based patent and non-patent literature, as well...
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Turnaround Times

Cardinal IP offers cost effective pricing for exceptional searches, opinions and services. To obtain further pricing, please follow any Contact Us link to submit a request to one of...
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Search Types

Cardinal provides a wide range of patent research services, including all types of standard patent search.  Use the links below to learn more about these search services....
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Technical Areas

Partnering with Cardinal provides you access to an efficient and talented team with the expertise to manage a wide variety of research projects. In no small part due to...
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Patent Search Report

Our search reports provide several convenient features including a mapped analysis of each claim and a list of references. Click on PDF for a detailed sample....
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