Patent Search Services
Accuracy, timeliness, and confidentiality are non-negotiables when looking for a partner you can trust for patent search services. For over a decade, Legal Advantage LLC has delivered insightful, high-quality search results while safeguarding the confidentiality of our legal and corporate clients.
Patent and Literature Search
Our team of PhDs, Masters, Engineers, former patent examiners, and patent agents includes experts in all technology domains and is fully qualified to meet all your search needs. We use highly-structured search methodologies and multi-tier quality checks at each stage to ensure maximum efficiency without compromising accuracy.
We’re able to go further and dig deeper than most other search providers thanks to our extensive patent and technical literature search capability. Our search experts have access to 200+ patent and non-patent literature databases, including Derwent Innovation, Questel-Orbit, Patseer, numerous patent and non-patent literature databases through STN, and more.
Our patent mapping services collate and analyze the vast amount of patent information from the technology segment of your choice and distill it down to practical insights that help you better manage, direct, develop, and protect your IP and business resources.
To ensure powerful and actionable intelligence, we entrust your searches and analyses to our most qualified analysts in your given sub-technology and customize all reports according to your specific business needs.
Our extensive experience with searches gives us the ability and confidence to deliver high-quality, high-accuracy results.
A patentability search determines whether an invention meets the relevant legal conditions to be granted a patent, namely novelty, utility, and nonobviousness. Learn more
A knockout search is a focused patentability search where patent and non-patent literature databases are checked for similar or identical prior art. Learn more
Freedom to Operate/Clearance Search
A Freedom to Operate (FTO) or clearance search determines whether an invention infringes on pending and unexpired patents or whether it already exists in the public domain. Learn more
An invalidity/validity search is an “all bases covered” search conducted against the claims of a patent to determine the existence or nonexistence of relevant prior art. Learn more
State of the Art/Landscape Search
A State of the Art (SOA) search provides a general idea of the existing prior art and current state of affairs in a technology domain. Learn more
A chemical search is conducted with the aid of chemical formulas and structures (as opposed to simple keywords) and requires access to chemical structure databases as well as patent and prior art databases. Learn more
Evidence of Use
Evidence of Use (EoU) is a type of analysis that evaluates the strength of a patent assertion campaign and identifies inventions that potentially infringe on the patent in question. Learn more
Monitor/watch services track newly published patent information to help IP holders manage, direct, develop, and protect their IP and business resources. Learn more
Patent Landscape Analysis
A patent landscape or patent map is a graphical representation of all relevant patents that exist within a technology domain. Learn more
Patent proofreading checks every aspect of a patent specification to identify errors and omissions before they become an issue. Learn more
File Histories and Documents
Patent file histories are records of all communications and documentations involved in the patent prosecution process. Learn more
Quality Searching from a Trusted Source
Trust Legal Advantage LLC for service that goes above and beyond what other search providers offer. We provide a comprehensive range of patent search services in New Jersey, New York, Washington, DC, and other major locations in the US and Canada. Call (301) 637-6180 of fill out our contact form to request a free quote today.