Patent, Design & Trademark search services
Professionally delivered, flexible plans & competitive prices
We’ve been in the Intellectual Property (IP) industry longer than most, starting out as a UK patent search company, we’ve grown to become international with offices in the UK and North America. For over 15 years, our patent research teams have provided the knowledge and expertise for Patentability, Freedom To Operate (FTO), Patent Busting, State of the Art, Patent Landscape and Mapping searches. Need help in deciding which search you need? Check out our article on selecting the correct patent search!
We know that quality and experience are essential to providing a reputable search service. Patent Seekers is an affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys among other IP industry affiliate bodies.
Patent Seekers provide a flexible service that can be customised to the way you work, your exact research outcomes and your budgetary requirements. Our clients include patent, design and trademark attorneys, corporate IP departments, entrepreneurs and inventors. Each use our services in different ways to maximise savings on time and money without compromising on quality.
International coverage using the latest global patent data
For those interested in a worldwide patent search we use patent databases covering all major territories including United States (US), WO (PCT), European (EP), United Kingdom (GB), Germany (DE), France (FR), Canada (CA), China (CN), Japan (JP), South Korea (KR), Singapore (SG), Australia (AU), etc.
All patent data sources are updated on a weekly basis so you can be sure your international patent research will always be powered by the latest data.
New! Smart AI search technology
Our expert patent search and analysis now has an additional “Smart AI” step developed in-house to add to the results for Patentability, Patent Busting/Invalidity, FTO/Infringement and State of the Art searching.
Design, trademark & technical literature search
In addition to patent searches, we undertake design, trademark, technical literature and general internet searches. Our search reports have been developed over time and support our clients with their intellectual property needs.
How much does a professional IP search cost?
Patent Seekers offer IP search and analysis services at a variety of levels of detail.
We use a fixed and bespoke fee structure that reflects typical IP research and analysis scenarios and helps you control the cost of searches. Check out our IP search costs here
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The database includes full text on all major territories such as US, WO, EP, GB, DE, FR, CA, etc plus full text English for China (CN), Taiwan (TW), Japan (JP), South Korea (KR) and Russia (RU) patents. The chart dashboard provides bar charts, pie charts, world patent maps, bubble charts and heat maps, allowing analysis of company/inventor filings, technology areas and patent attorney activity