Why You Must Have Patent Search Report Before Applying a Patent?
A Patent Search Report or Patentabity Search Report is a search of already existing patents and other available documents It makes sure that your invention is unique. It also assures that your invention does not infringe ‘existing’ patents.
What is a patent?
A Patent is a form of IP. It gives you a right to include/exclude others from using, making or selling your patented invention with/without your permission. These rights are given for 20 years from date of filing of patent application. The Territorial Right is available only in countries where patent is obtained. It is granted for new and non-obvious inventions having utility or industrial applicability.