Our patent search deal is an extensive prior art search, and patentability evaluation for your invention by a USPTO Registered Patent Attorney. The total cost is only $900! – a $300 savings. We provide affordable patenting search help that is available online. A complete patentability analysis, report, and consultation is included. The report is an analysis of the presented invention in view of the prior art.

Our USPTO Registered Patent Attorney will conduct the search and perform the patentability evaluation. We can provide a completed IDS (Information Disclosure Statement) as part of our patent search services. This expert search includes searching through the same data sources used by the patent office examiners when they search for prior art. All searching with our patent search deal at Carson Patents includes copies of prior art (patent, patent application, and non-patent literature) documents.

Notes:

  • We do need a complete disclosure of the invention before we can start the search. You can pay for the search, but we do reserve the right to change the appointment time if needed so that we can fully understand the invention before we begin the search.
  • A signed client engagement letter is required before Carson Patents agrees to work with your invention. If you do not yet know the Carson Patents docket number for your invention we recommend you contact us or schedule a free patent consultation before you pay for a prior art search and patentability evaluation.
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Important Tip: Proper searching is essential to proper patent specification writing. Searching guides good claim writing by finding existing similar claims.

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Prior Art Search Analysis Meeting – 25% Off Patent Search Cost

If you need a patent search completed on a schedule you can get the search and schedule the review appointment at the same time. Appointments can be scheduled within 2 business days. If an image or any other document files are needed to understand the invention, the date and time may need to be rescheduled. We will contact you if rescheduling is needed. Rescheduling is available at any time for clients. 

The prior art patent search will be completed in advance of the appointment. Results of the search will be emailed for your review, in advance when possible. The patent search cost including review appointment costs only $900. Schedule your prior art review consultation date and time as part of our patent search deal – $900 Search & Review Appointment.

Notes:

  • We do need a complete disclosure of the invention before we can start the search. You can pay for the search and schedule a review time on your schedule, but we do reserve the right to change the appointment time if needed so that we can fully understand the invention before we begin the search.
  • A signed client engagement letter is required before Carson Patents agrees to work with your invention. If you do not yet know the Carson Patents docket number for your invention we recommend you contact us or schedule a free patent consultation before you pay for a prior art search and patentability evaluation.
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A prior art search is research to find all the products and inventions similar to an invention that you want to patent. It is done to determine if your idea or invention claim is disclosed in the existing patents, patent applications, and non patent literature from around the world. In other words, it is done to find out whether the invention (or an obvious precursor) is already written about somewhere in the world. Carson Patents has experience searching all types and kinds of inventions. Order a patent search deal to start the steps to patent your invention.

The prior art search is called many things. For example, it is also called a USPTO patent search and a google patent search. A professional search by a licensed patent practitioner is highly recommended, but searching yourself is important too. There is more to it than a U.S. patent number search on google patents, but it is a pretty straightforward process. Click the button below to read more about how to do a prior art search.

NOTE: All patentability studies and prior art searches from Carson Patents can include a completed Information Disclosure Statement (IDS). The IDS is a required part of a complete patent application. Contact us to start a patent search.

Similar to the prior art search, a novelty or patentability search is a prior art search to find out whether an invention’s claims are new and patentable. This kind of prior art search is usually completed before the inventor files a patent application. A novelty or patentability study is always recommended before applying for patent protection. At Carson Patents we include a patentability evaluation with our prior art search with our patent search deal. Contact us to start the 5 steps to patent for your invention.

Prior Art Search Deal Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a patent search cost?

The Price Of Doing A Patent Search

A patent search costs $1,200 – $2,400 depending on the invention complexity and the state-of-the-art connected to the invention. Patent searching is a part of a prior art search. A prior art search and patentability determination is $1,200 – $1,600 for most inventions.

Is a patent search worth it?

Is Getting A Patent Search Done Worth It

Yes, a patent search is worth to when completed by a patent practitioner. For a small fee you can find out if your invention appears to be patentable and a patent application can be written. A “patent search” is a part of a prior art search wherein the existing patents, patent applications, and non-patent prior art (everything available on the internet).

Can anyone do a patent search?

Does Anyone Have The Ability To Do A Patent Search

Yes, any one can do a patent search. You can read about how to do a patent search in our article on how to search for prior art. However, as a general matter, if you want the results of a patent search to lead to a patent attorney or patent agent writing and filing a patent application, the patent search to be used to determine patentability will have to be done by said patent practitioner.

What is the best way to search for patents?

Most Optimal Way To Do A Patent Search

By far, the best way to search for patents that may be related to or discuss your invention is to hire a USPTO registered patent attorney or patent agent to conduct the search for patents as part of a prior art search. Check out our first step in seeking patent protection for your invention, the prior art search. We suggest conducting some searching yourself. You can read about how to do a patent search in our article on how to search for prior art.