U.S. Patentability Search & Opinion

Basic Patentability Search & Opinion 
(Typically 5-10 Business Days)*
A high level preliminary patent search that is usually adequate to achieve a reasonable level of confidence that the same or highly similar invention has not been already patented (or published in a patent application) in the United States.  A low cost option for simple to moderate complexity inventions and inventors on a limited budget (e.g. not for complex mechanical, electrical, e-commerce or software inventions).  The Basic search typically finds 5-8 patent documents.

Comprehensive Patentability Search & Opinion 
(Typically 5-10 Business Days)*
An in-depth and comprehensive patent search that is usually adequate to achieve a higher level of confidence that the same or highly similar invention has not been already patented (or published in a patent application) in the United States.  Recommended for clients that prefer a higher level of confidence for the patentability of their invention and/or inventions of increased complexity (not for e-commerce or software inventions).  The Comprehensive search typically finds 10-12 patent documents.

Comprehensive Patentability Search & Opinion - E-Commerce/Software Inventions 
(Typically 5-10 Business Days)*
This is a Comprehensive Patentability Search & Opinion for e-commerce inventions and software inventions.



U.S. Patent Application

We typically provide a hourly-fee for preparing and filing a U.S. patent application.  However, some bulk projects may recieve a quote flat-fee instead of an hourly fee.

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