Patent search is one of the modern tools of analysis, used for solving a range of problems connected with the development and promotion of products, containing scientific and technical developments. Patent search is conducted via analysis of patent information resources and other types of information, containing the latest data on the development of industrial products, and also on the current state and development prospects of the given type of marketplace. Type and scope of information resources depend on the object and aspect of search.
Patent search purposes
- Find patents for a particular object of invention
- Identify a potential and other possible uses of a new product
- Identify patents in a specific field for the prospective value of a specific invention · Study the rate of innovation in a particular area