How to file a U.S. design patent application? Protecting ornamental designs is one of the crucial aspects of manufacturing companies at a global level today. Since the products consistently are driven through customers’ changing requirements, their respective designs improved. It is understood that design patents provide protection of the ornamental design or shape of the […]
How to Search for State-of-the-Art?
How to Search for State-of-the-Art? Inventions to be patented are either absolutely novel or an improvement suggested to the previous or existing solutions present in the market. As the innovation industry evolves every decade, various solutions to existing problems are identified and filed with patent offices. These solutions are more economical, less complex, and easily […]
How to conduct an effective FTO Search
How to conduct an effective FTO Search A Freedom-to-Operate (FTO) search is performed to understand enforceable patents that can become a cause of patent infringement while launching a product or a service in a jurisdiction. From an effective launch standpoint, it is one of the crucial steps to evaluate and judge if the product developed […]
How to Get a Patent in the US?
The United States is the innovation hub for various technologies based inventions that are filed with the patent office (USPTO) directly or with a foreign priority. Every year, hundreds of thousands of patent applications (Provisional or Non-provisional) are filed with the U.S. patent office. Each application covers a novel idea that requires a thorough inspection […]
Patent Trends in COVID-19 Pandemic
This set of reports tracks patent trends in COVID-19 Pandemic through the analysis of patent and other data to provide solid, factual evidence on patent filings. We operate with IP offices from around the world to provide latest global IP data. We also publish statistical reports on worldwide IP activity and trends.