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Intellectual Property Search

ONDA TECHNO provides expertise search services in intellectual property.

Japan has the largest number of patent publications in the world. 400,000 domestic applications and 20,000 PCT applications written in Japanese are laid open annually. Since Japanese is a language remote from yours, a big attention is not paid to prior art written in Japanese during the patent examination in your country. There is a high likelihood of successful prior art search in Japan.

Our experienced in-house searchers offer high value-added services from planning of a search strategy to analyzing and compiling of patent database information. We can synchronize search results with intellectual property procedures very smoothly. In addition, we provide services for database construction with easy pinpoint access to critical patent information.

The following is a list of search services we provide. The areas of search cover industrial property rights in general. We search technical literature, corporate information, market information, and printed publications such as newspapers and journals. These searches are conducted by our licensed database searchers.

Our patent search consists of two stages, namely a computer search in first stage and a manual search in the second stage. In the first stage, a computer search using various databases is performed. The publications hit by the computer search are carefully filtered by our in-house searchers in the second stage. We provide you our service in the most cost-effective manner.

Three ONDA TECHNO Searchers Won Bronze Certifications of Accreditation at the 2015 Patent Search Competitions! ( January 20, 2016 )

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Searches Relating To Industria Property Rights

1. Validity Search

Prior art search among the patents and technical literature preceding the filing or priority date of a particular application or granted patent for determining its validity. Picks up documents disclosing prior art identical or obvious to the subject case. Provides closest references to the subject when no pertinent prior art is found.

2. Market-Clearance Search

Intended to provide information about matured patents that cover a proposed product and/or method. Our service can extend to laid-open patent applications that may cover the product/method.

3. Company Name Search

Intended to provide a list of patents, pending applications, and/or trademarks according to a company name. The search may be limited to a particular technical field.

4. Legal Status Search

Intended to provide information relating a legal status search for a particular patent, trademark, or pending application. Upon request, we will examine the file history and the maintenance fee ledger in order to offer detailed information regarding the current legal status of the patent, trademark, or pending application.

5. Monitoring Service

Intended to update information about the current status of the pending application you are interested in.

6. Company Name Search

We present a list of patents, pending applications, and/or trademarks according to a company name. The search may be limited to a particular technical field.

7. Trademark Search

We carry out a search for the presence of identical or similar trademark applications and registrations to your proposed mark.

8. Design Search

We carry out a search for registered designs identical or similar to your proposed design.

9. Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) Service

We search the latest published references according to a particular technical field, classification of a trademark, company name, etc. The period covered and the frequency of distribution can be prearranged.