Collection / State of the Art Search

A Collection Search identifies patents, published applications, and other references based on your criteria.

Criteria may include, for example, inventor, assignee, date range, or patent classification. Upon request, references are categorized to assist you in reviewing the results.

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Collection Search Strategy

  • Identification of Best Fit Classes
  • Keyword Searching
    • Classification-limited keyword searching
    • Keyword searching not limited by classifications


Collection References Cited

  • U.S. Patents
  • Published U.S. Patent Applications
  • Foreign Patents
  • Published Foreign Patent Applications
  • Non-Patent Literature


Collection Delivery Methods

  • IP Dashboard
  • Landscape Viewer
    • Custom result set for reviewing, filtering, and searching
    • Bulk download of all filtered references
    • Export results as customized spreadsheet report
    • Charting of trends and top companies


Collection Additional Add-On Services

  • Custom Categorization of Results
  • Periodic Updating of Landscape Search (via PatentWatch)


Collection Turnaround Time***

  • 5-7 Business Days

***All turnaround times are approximations and are subject to change.