IPSI undertakes search assignments for patent lawyers, attorneys and patent agents from all over the world, as well as for leading industrial companies and research organizations. Our searches are conducted by fully qualified examiners.

IPSI has full text patent documentation access filed under the following subject headings from the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany (including utility models), Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and USA.

All information supplied by clients, including their identity, is treated in strict confidence.

Products :

1. Collection search Assesment of the state of the art of a certain technology field of interest.
2. Patentability search Extensive search in order to assess the novelty or the patentability of an invention.
3. Validity search Extensive search in order to invalidate granted patents or published patent applications.
4. Infringement / Clearance search Extensive search in order to assess possible infringement and to assess a possible free state of the art.
5. Patent subscription service - A permanent search based on a profile (catchwords, International Patent Classification codes and/or Assignees) Periodically the results of your search will be submitted either by printed lists, email or CD-ROM.
6. Patent and scientific literature copies. (if electronically available also on CD in pdf format)

The results of the searches are presented in a report form giving details of the literature that has been studied and a brief analysis of the documents that have been traced. Copies of all relevant documents and drawings are generally attached. If required, reports can be forwarded by telefax, email or by courier.