Search Types & 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|
|Standard Invalidity / Validity||5-7 Business Days|
|Premium Invalidity / Validity||5-10 Business Days|
|RedBird Invalidity||2-4 Weeks|
|Examination||5-7 Business Days|
|Accelerated Examination||7-9 Business Days|
Expert Research Teams
Research teams are custom assembled based on the technology of the requested search. Each search is led by a project manager, who is a patent attorney, and also experienced in the technical field of the search. The project manager acts as a valuable liaison before, during, and after each search project allowing you to get the results you need.
Please click here for a listing of technologies Cardinal has experience searching.
Detailed Search Results
With every search project, you receive a report that lists the key references found in order of relevance. The report is available via our secure online interface and is also sent as a PDF so you can access it from anywhere at any time. Citations to important portions of the references are provided in most searches and claim mapping is available upon request. Additionally, the search history detailing the databases, classes, and keywords used in the search are included in the report.
Cardinal also has access to over 1000 non-patent literature databases that contain over 550,000,000 subscribed to articles, from journals, magazines, news wires, technical standards, conference proceedings and company filings. For a listing of our patent and non-patent literature resources please click here.