Research Service


Order your patent, trade mark or design search from us. We set up search profiles for you for continuous monitoring of all property rights and standards. We carry out your orders cost-effectively, reliably and confidentially.

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Professional research and monitoring

State of the Art / Novelty

  • State of the Art: Documents relating to a particular project
  • Novelty: Documents relating to a invention / patent application

Patent Statistic Analysis

Analysis of patent documents with graphical / tabular evaluation

  • View market trends
  • Follow technology trends
  • Perform portfolio valuations

Trade Mark Research

Figurative Trade Mark Research

Design Research

  • Identify protection threats
  • Provide an overview of designs applied for

Monitoring - Ricghts Research


  1. Technology monitoring according to IPC notations
    • Find conflicting documents in your field of expertise early!
  2. Competition monitoring according to inventors or applicants
    • Track activity of competitors!
  3. Legal status monitoring according to document numbers
    • Determination of current process data

You can choose between two versions:

1. Classic:

  • Delivery of the results as a PDF document including a link to the original full text
  • Scope of countries:
  • Database: Single patent documents
  • Monitoring interval: 14 days / monthly

2. Comfort:

  • Delivery of results as a database-integrated workfile with personal login
  • Database: Based on patent families
  • Marking of the status with "new" or "update"
  • Accumulation of all hits
  • Individual, specific elimination of undesired hits
  • Options for marking, further processing, sorting and analysis of hits
  • Monitoring interval: weekly / monthly

Trade Mark

Protect your existing trademark rights:

  1. Monitoring of the brand name
    • Finding identical and potentially confusing new trademark applications in time
  2. Competition monitoring according to inventors or applicants
    • Track the activities of competitors
  3. Legal status monitoring according to file number
    • Detect registrations from your market competition early on