Planet Patent – A Professional Patent Search Services Company

Providing searches that are cost-effective, prompt, and thorough

Specializing in aerospace, biomedical, biotech, business method, chemical, electrical, genetic, mechanical, medical & software patent searches

Searching U.S. and foreign patents, and non-patent prior art

Using the latest search technologies including latent semantic analysis

Offering the following searches:

  • Novelty
  • Collection
  • Infringement
  • Right-to-Use/Clearance
  • State-of-the-Art
  • Validity/Invalidity

Starting at just $400 for Novelty searches for mechanical, electronic, and consumer product inventions of average complexity

Employing experienced and skilled research staff. Our experienced searchers include patent agents, PhDs, and former patent examiners

Founded by Glen Kotapish, a professional patent researcher, who presently is president of the Inventors Network of the Capital Area. Glen’s background is in aerospace manufacturing engineering. While working for a NASA subcontractor, he worked on cooling systems for the Hubble Space Telescope and satellite structures. Mr. Kotapish has written articles that have been published in Inventors Digest magazine and at Cafezine, Patent Cafe’s online intellectual property news magazine. He is a member of the Patent Information Users Group (PIUG). Glen has also served on the board of the United Inventors Association and is an Article One Partners Genius Advisor. He is also marketing and technical consultant to Fab Lab Baltimore at the Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville, Maryland.

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David Kappos, left, former Director of the United States Patent & Trademark Office, and Glen Kotapish, Planet Patent founder and former president of the Inventors Network of the Capital Area (INCA) at INCA meeting