Search Services

patent search
The patent search covers all accepted/granted patents published through the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) (Filing Dates: 1982 –up to date), noting that the report does not cover any pending applications, opposition cases, assignments, etc.
The search is extending continuously by using high sophisticated strategies covering the following fields:
-           Title
-           Abstract
-           Names (applicant, Inventor (s))
-           Numbers (publication / application / priority)
-           Dates (publication / application / priority)
-           Patent families
 The search also involves looking at many citations from potentially related documents as they were found, in addition to supportive search conducted using the internal collection of databases as well as external resources
Our Charges for conducting a patent search are ($150 USD) for up to one hour,
Total working hours depend on the upcoming search request
Our charges shall cover providing you with the following (for any cited result):
·         Publication Number and Date
·         Application Number and Date
·         Priority Number, Date and Country
·         Applicant's Name
·         Inventor (s)
·         Title
·         Abstract
  .      The Legal Status of the application or patent. (Lapsed or in force)
Time required to provide the client with the patent search report shall be determined upon receiving the search request.