Patent invalidity search

What is a Patent Invalidity Search?

An analysis for understanding the strength of patent claims.  A patent invalidity (or patent validity) search can be used to determine the viability of an invalidity defense when facing a patent infringement suit. Invalidity prior art searches are used to invalidate a patent that has been or may be asserted. It also may also be used to pro-actively assess the validity of a patent prior to enforcing it.

What Do I Need to Provide for a Patent Invalidity Search?
What is a Patent Invalidity Search?

An analysis for understanding the strength of patent claims.  A patent invalidity (or patent validity) search can be used to determine the viability of an invalidity defense when facing a patent infringement suit. Invalidity prior art searches are used to invalidate a patent that has been or may be asserted. It also may also be used to pro-actively assess the validity of a patent prior to enforcing it.

When Should You Conduct a Patent Invalidity Search?
Why Envision IP?

We use proprietary reference charting to map every claim limitation against relevant prior art references, clearly showing you bases for 35 U.S.C. §§ 102 and 103 invalidity arguments. For clients requiring comprehensive invalidity searching on a routine basis, we offer a Total Invalidity Defense Service.

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