Patent Invalidation Search

A patent invalidation search or simply invalidity search is a focused prior art search for a patent, non-patent literature articles, data, or publications that were publicly available before the effective filing date or priority date of the patent. When a company is concerned about patent infringement, it conducts a patent invalidation search. Patent invalidation search is used as a preventative measure.

Benefits of Patent invalidation Search

Patent invalidity search assists you to identify relevant prior arts to invalidate the patent. When a client is concerned about infringement of a specific patent, patent invalidation is utilized as a defensive measure. The patent invalidation search is performed to limit the scope of the patent in question and may result in the invalidation of a previously granted patent. Patent invalidation search assists clients, when they need to defend their case against infringement, licensing, or any other section.

Benefits of patent invalidation search

Why choose Wissen Research?

  • We provide a invalidation/validation search record in the form of a patent and non-patent literature published before the target patent’s priority date.
  • Global overview of granted and published patent applications filed before the priority date of the target patent.
  • Expertise in utilizing several patent and non-patent databases efficiently.
  • Various search concepts are utilized to contribute to the development of an effective search strategy for identifying relevant prior art.
  • Identifying segments in the prior art that explain why a reference is relevant.
  • Self-explanatory invalidation search report with full prior art analysis, web links to examine the complete specification, pictorial representation, complete bibliographic data of the references, and legal status.
  • The search report is subjected to various stages of quality check before being delivered.