Patenting Step 1: Search

Step 1 Patent Search

The first step in seeking patent protection is to find out if the invention is patentable. The first step to patenting has two connected parts. A prior art search, and a patentability evaluation.

How to do a Patent Search

How to do a patent (prior art) search.

The basics on how to start and conduct a prior art or patent search to find out if an invention is novel and non-obvious. By Carson Patents, USPTO Registered Patent Agent, Gregory Carson.