DO IT YOURSELF PATENT SEARCH
For those wishing to conduct a preliminary novelty
search, here are some web sites that are useful.
| PatentValuePredictor provides
automated valuations of patents. These
valuations may be useful in
accounting for acquisitions and mergers, tax
considerations, Technology and
patent licensing and sales, company
valuations, competitive business
intelligence, and investment decisions to
compare patent and
|| The US Patent and Trademark Office
|| This site is a guide to
patent, and to some extent other intellectual property, information resources
on the Internet. It is hosted by the Patents Information Service of the Science
Reference and Information Service, the science and technology wing of the
|| Chemical Patents Plus offers
free searching of the entire FULLTEXT patent database from 1971 and includes
free display of patent titles and abstracts.
|| The Questel / Orbit site
provides free abstracts of all US Patents issued since 1974.
Doing it yourself is an easy, inexpensive means to skim
the patent literature. It is far from comprehensive, however.
always recommend working with competent legal counsel and have worked with Dr.
Richard A. Neifeld, Esq. (http://www.neifeld.com) in the