What is Patent Search Confidential? It is a patent search that is conducted without disclosing information about the patent idea or invention. A patent search is research to find all the products and inventions of the world that are similar to an invention that you want to patent. Looking for confidential prior art or patent search – Online – you need a Patent Agent (Attorney Lawyer Firm Office). We offer complete professional patenting services – from our patent law firm office – for your invention or idea. Remember only Patent Attorneys Lawyers and Agents can “do” patent prosecution – Hire us – Find USPTO Registered Patent Practitioner Prior Art Services. Contact Us.

Assured confidentiality! Carson Patents does not outsource any part of patent searching. We ensure confidentiality of services by doing all work in-house. All patent searches are confidential. Get a confidential patent search online here.



Confidential Patenting Searches.

Patent Search. Prior Art Search. A search to find out whether there are products and inventions similar to an idea for an invention that you want to patent. The search is done using all appropriate search types (keyword, classification, structure, sequence, and image), and is completed using the electronic and physical data sources agreed upon. 

Novelty Search. Patentability Search. A search to find out whether an invention is new before the inventor files a patent application. The search is done using all appropriate search types (keyword, classification, structure, sequence, and image), and is completed using the electronic and physical data sources agreed upon. 

Confidential Opinions and Reports.

Patentability Opinion: with Report, and with Report and Consultation. A patentability opinion is an opinion whether an invention is patentable. This also includes a confidential patent search. 

Clearance Opinion: with Report, with Report and Consultation. A clearance opinion is an opinion whether a product or activity will infringe any valid or enforceable patent claims. A clearance opinion is also called a freedom to operate opinion. This also includes a confidential patent search.

Validity Opinion: with Report, and with Report and Consultation. A validity opinion is an opinion whether a patent is valid or enforceable. This also includes a confidential patent search.


Pricing Influencers: Patent Complexity, and Patent Type.

Complexity. Type. Pricing Influencers? Both the complexity and type of patent application can impact the cost of services. 

Patent complexity is determined from two things. First, on how intricate and complicated the invention is. And, second, the number of claims made in the patent application. 

Patent type, is the kind of USPTO or International application that is to be filed. The kinds include provisional and non-provisional applications. There are several ‘kinds’ of applications: (1) design, (2) utility, and (3) plant applications. Further, kind is based on whether it is a US only application, or a US and International application. 


We are able to provide all of our services online. We are also available to work on site with you. Contact us for a quote. Hire your own patent help expert. Get your patent search online.


Affordable Patents Firm – Office – Patent Agent – Practitioner – Patenting Services. 

We offer these five services, and one speciality. All are available online. 

  1. Firstly, PRIOR ART SEARCHES. Patentability. Prior Art. Novelty. 
  2. Secondly, PATENT OPINIONS AND REPORTS. Clearance. Freedom to Operate. Opposition. Validity.
  3. Thirdly, PATENT APPLICATION WRITING. Writing. Drafting. Editing. Preparation of specification – description – claims – and drawings for patent applications.
  4. Fourthly, PATENT APPLICATION FILING. We can file your application for you. Provisional. Non Provisional. Utility. Design. Plant. US. PCT. International. 
  5. Fifthly, PATENT PROSECUTION. Responses to USPTO Office Actions. Examiner Interviews.
  6. Lastly, SOFTWARE PATENTING. Searching. Writing. Filing. Applying. Prosecution. – for software invention applications.

Find - Hire - Online Patent Help. Prior Art Searches. Patentability, Novelty, and Prior Art Reviews – Reports. Patent Application Writing Drafting Editing. Patent Prosecution. Find help here - hire our patents law firm office for your – invention or idea – remember only Patent Attorneys Lawyers and Agents can do patent prosecution – hire us to find patent practitioner help - Contact us online - carsonpatents.com - Call us - 909.215.9091 Get expert professional help with your invention or patent online. Contact Carson Patents, Software Experienced Biomedical Engineer - Patent Agent. Get a quote to help file - apply - and represent your idea and work with the USPTO for your invention. Confidential - Privileged Communication. Contact us to apply for the patent for your invention or idea. Online help searching drafting filing prosecuting USPTO and International Patent Applications is here.

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