Patents

Patent Research Services

We specialize in cusomizing our research to meet your specific needs.  Call us to discuss your client’s research requirements.  Express Search offers the highest quality patent research services available, specializing in complex prosecution and litigation oriented research, customized to the client’s needs. 

VALIDITY /
Prior Art
Research

$3,000

24 Hours at $125/hr

  • 20 to 60 patents
  • Based on Priority Date
  • US and Foreign References
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 CLEARANCE / FREEDOM TO OPERATE RESEARCH

$3,000

24 Hours at $125/hr

  • 20 to 60 patents
  • Active and Expired Art
  • US and Foreign References
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Mechanical
Patentability Search

$750

  • 15-20 References
  • Active and Expired Art
  • US and Foreign References
  • Non-Patent Literature Included
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Design
Patentability Search

$750

  • 15-20 References
  • Active and Expired Art
  • US and Foreign References
  • Non-Patent Literature Included
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Software
Patentability Search

$850

  • 15-20 References
  • Active and Expired Art
  • US and Foreign References
  • Non-Patent Literature Included
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Electrical
Patentability Search

$850

  • 15-20 References
  • Active and Expired Art
  • US and Foreign References
  • Non-Patent Literature Included
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Chemical
Patentability Search

$950

  • 15-20 References
  • Active and Expired Art
  • US and Foreign References
  • Non-Patent Literature Included
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Medical
Patentability Search

$950

  • 15-20 References
  • Active and Expired Art
  • US and Foreign References
  • Non-Patent Literature Included
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Landscape / Whitespace Research

$3,000

24 Hours at $125/hr

  • 20 to 120 patents
  • Graphical relation of cited references to elements
  • US and Foreign References
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Infringement Research

$2,250

18 Hours at $125/hr

  • 20 to 30 patents
  • Active Art and Recently Expired Art
  • Recently Abandoned Applications
  • US and Foreign References

 State of the Art Research

$1,750

14 Hours at $125/hr

  • 20 to 60 patents
  • Active and Expired Art
  • US and Foreign References

Inter-Partes Review (IPR) 

$3,750

30 Hours at $125/hr

  • 20 to 60 patents
  • patent 102/103 Prior Art
  • US and Foreign References
  • Non-Patent Literature

Accelerated
Examination
Research

$3,750

30 Hours at $125/hr

  • Pre-Examination Search Document: 24 hours
  • Update prior to filing: 6 hours
  • Update based on Examiner’s response: Included
  • Update based on amended claims: 6 hours (Optional)
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Inventor / Assignment Research

$250

2 Hours at $125/hr

  • US and Foreign References

File Wrapper History

$1 per page

$70 minimum charge

  • Electronic Delivery
  • Cited references on request

Certified Copies

Per PTO Charges

  • Expedited Requests Available
  • Turnaround Per PTO Availability

Corporate and External Council Clients

have specific requirements, including Bulk Ordering agreements and fixed rate research.  Give us a call to discuss how we can help your clients achieve their research needs.  A standard 10% discount is given for three or more projects within a week.