TYPES OF PATENT SEARCHES AVAILABLEPRICES
Novelty Search – Mechanical:

Focuses on the most unique details of an invention or its most patentable qualities.
$375-$675
Novelty Search – Business Method, Electrical, or Software:

Focuses on the most unique details of an invention or its most patentable qualities.
$475-$875
Novelty Search – Biotech, Chemical, Genetic, or Medical:

Focuses on the most unique details of an invention or its most patentable qualities.
$575-$975*
Patent Collection Search:

Shows the evolution of a technology over a specified period of time. Both expired and un-expired patents are included as references.
$750-$1250
State-of-the-Art Search:

Gives an overview of current technology in a specific area.
$750-$1450
Infringement/Non-infringement Search:

Looks for un-expired patents with claims that may bar you from making, using, or selling a product.
$1,300-$2,700
Right-to-Use/Freedom-to-Operate/Clearance Search:

Includes a patent infringement search. This search also includes patents that have expired.
$1,300-$2,700
Validity/Invalidity Search:

Compares the claims of the patent in question to claims of un-expired patents and details of other types of prior art.
$1,300-$10,000
Accelerated Examination Search:

Accelerated examination searches include search strategy history and other information required by the USPTO for a pre-examination document.
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Landscape Search:

Gives a broad overview of a technology area or industry over time. Both expired and un-expired patents are included as references.
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Hourly Search:

For other types of patent searches an hourly rate is available.
$100/hour
Non-Patent Literature Search:

Non-patent literature searches are available for an additional cost.
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Starting at
$400
“RUSH” Search:

Rush searches are available for an additional cost.
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Note:
First time customers receive 10% off their first search (10% off the low range price listed above) for mechanical, electrical, software, business method and medical device searches.

Repeat customers receive volume discount for multiple searches.

All searches are for inventions of average complexity.

Patent searches for inventions of greater than average complexity are given a project price quote before a search is begun.

*Price may not include commercial database time for more complex Chemical, Genetic, and Biotech searches. A price quote for complex Chemical, Genetic and Biotech searches is given before a search is begun.

Search prices may be different for projects that include searching of multiple foreign patent authorities (EPO, PCT, Japan, etc.). We can search over 100 different foreign authorities.
All prices are in US dollars.

Liability limited to cost of search service provided.