“About” Link – Located at the bottom of the Google patents homepage, Links to the Google Patents overview page describing search rules. Abstract Search – Searches the abstract of documents using the characters “AB=”. (Did not seem to be working properly at the time of writing) ADJ/x Operator – Search operator that favors results with […]
Avoiding A Loss of Potential Patent Rights: Patent Attorneys help clients and potential clients understand what steps are needed to seek patent rights and how urgently those steps must be taken to preserve patent rights. Not knowing about such deadlines can cause a total loss of potential patent rights. Search Patents to Find Out If […]
25 + Tips focused on Google Patents as the primary search tool so professional patent search experience is not required 1. Google Patents is the easiest search tool, and perhaps the best If you can do a Google search you can use Google patents. You don’t need to know anything about Boolean searching and you […]
Comparing the features of the closest reference to the features of your invention will help you understand what is new about the invention.
For a quick search or for the novice searcher, Google Patents may be the best tool on the web.
If your Baton Rouge company has a new product or service and you don’t know of anyone else that has anything like it, be careful. A patent application is a significant investment.The company’s investment in a patent application is not like an investment in vehicle or other tangible item.