Exceptionally High Quality Patent
and Prior Art Searches
For decades the Fortune 500, top IP law firms and IP litigators have relied definitively upon search results from TPR to make confident research, business and legal IP decisions. We are known for our exceptional subject matter expertise, profound searching skills and worldwide reach.
Mastery of Cutting Edge
Tools and Resources
U.S., Europe, Japan, China…
Patent and Prior Art Search Services
High quality searches to support your legal IP and business objectives.
High quality, worldwide searches by the most experienced team for your Freedom to Operate, Clearance and Infringement objectives.
Most extensive worldwide prior art resources and foreign language search options to win your IP litigation cases.
From the simplest to the most complex, our landscape searches are highly customizable to your precise objective.
High quality, fast and budget-friendly patentability and novelty searches for your new invention disclosures.
Extensive options for searching worldwide patent and non-patent literature, including in-country foreign language searching.
Most extensive worldwide prior art resources and foreign language search options to support your IPR cases and EP Oppositions.
Highly customizable state-of-the-art searches, with your objective at the forefront of the strategy.
We Truly Understand Your Technology
With tens of thousands of searches under our belt, you can be assured of TPR’s technical search capabilities in both established and rapidly-developing technologies.
We apply our exceptional searching proficiency and specialist subject knowledge to align with your search objectives and guarantee results that are the perfect fit.
Corporate Counsel, Business, R&D and Patent Departments
Search support to help guide, build and protect your IP portfolio and business
Patent Owners and Licensing Executives
Searches for your commercialization and licensing activities
in Law Firms
Searches for your Prep and Pros and FTO opinions
Patent Litigators and
Critical prior art for your IP litigation matters and trials at the USPTO
Why TPR For Your Searches?
The Gold Standard in Searching
If looking for the best patent search firm in the business, you’ve come to the right place. Expect the most professional, intelligent and effective search results, with outstanding customer service from start to finish.
The Gold Standard that sets TPR apart is impossibly difficult to imitate. It’s an earned reputation that takes years to build, total commitment to maintain, and the utmost care for every search like it’s our own.
Plus, Specialist Search Teams in Europe, China and Japan
and Engineering Knowledge
Top Rated Reputation
Prior Art Searching in
Over 40 Countries
Tens of Thousands
of Searches Completed
25+ Years of Search Industry Roots
Outstanding Customer Service
Faced with Complex,
High-Stakes Patent Litigation?
For the most successful outcome for your case, TPR offers the most extensive worldwide prior art search options, leveraging the most experienced subject-matter search specialists. U.S. searching plus in-country searching in Chinese, Japanese, European and other languages.Learn more
TPR. The #1 Prior Art Search Firm for finding hidden art in the U.S., Europe, China, Japan and beyond
Beneath the Tip of the Iceberg
A Guide to Hidden Prior Art
Do you know the surprising percentage of worldwide patent filings hidden below the surface that are never filed in English? Get a snapshot of global filings and understand how this impacts your decisions and strategy when looking for unique prior art.Ask us for the guide
Not Only Patents – Your One-Stop for Scientific Literature Searching Too
In addition to prior art literature searching for IP objectives in all areas of technology, TPR has a totally separate arm that specializes in searching biomedical journals and other published resources for the unique purposes of the highly-regulated pharma and biotech industries.
Nowhere else but TPR can you get reliable search reports across the entire therapeutic lifecycle, including early drug research, clinical trials data, safety, pharmacovigilance and regulatory compliance, as well as competitive intelligence and post-market surveillance.More on Scientific Literature Searches
and case studies of success
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