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How To Do Your Own Free Patent Search – Part 1

There are a number of professional patent searches available at various price points. No search is ever definitive but, obviously, the more you spend, the better the end results will be. However, an obvious first place to start before spending...

How To Do Your Own Free Patent Search – Part 2

In Part 1 of this two part article, we looked at the basics of conducting your own free worldwide patent search using the free patents database, Espacenet, which is available from the European Patent Office. Although no search is ever...

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  When filing a European patent application typically either claiming priority from a domestic patent application, such as a UK or USA patent application, or when converting from an International PCT patent application, there are a number...

Save Costs on Overseas Patenting

  Obtaining a patent in the UK is relatively inexpensive, compared with the cost of obtaining a patent overseas. In the UK, the official filing, search and examination fees required by the UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) together...

Should I write my own Patent?

Despite the recession, there are still a large number of individuals coming up with wonderful ideas, which they want to patent and exploit.  The UK Intellectual Property Office will provide an inventor with an illustrated colour brochure...