Three ONDA TECHNO Searchers won Gold and Bronze certifications of accreditation at the Patent Search Competitions in 2017! ONDA TECHNO also won fourth prize in the group competition.
In September 2017 our searchers won gold and bronze certifications of accreditation in the advanced course at the Patent Information Retrieval Competition organized by the Industrial Property Cooperation Center (IPCC). Mr. Hideki Azegami won the Gold certification and Messrs. Yuichiro Nakayama and Kazuto Nakamura won the Bronze certifications among 339 participants from all over Japan. The ONDA TECHNO team also earned fourth prize in the group competition.
In the Patent Information Retrieval Competition, searchers test their knowledge and skills by conducting actual domestic and foreign searches. The competition is a well-known way to objectively assess searching ability.
Our searchers consistently win prizes, including:
2017: Gold (1) and Bronze (2)
2016: Bronze (2)
2015: Bronze (3)
2014: Silver (1) and Bronze (1)
2013: Gold (1) and Bronze (1)
2011: Prize for top 5% (1)
2010: Second Prize (1)
ONDA TECHNO searchers are required to obtain at least the second grade of the searcher examination held by the Information Science and Technology Association Japan. These qualifications are a well-respected measure of searching skill.
ONDA TECHNO has its own search department, including an attorney dedicated to search. If your search is related to opinion work or an appeal, he will be able to provide professional support, and his thorough knowledge of the search process enables smooth searching procedures. Further, our US attorney and Chinese attorneys can provide opinions on references found in searches.