Prices and conditions of payment



The final price is calculated according to the actual time spent carrying out the search plus database costs and any additional services (e.g. citations, patent specifications, non-patent literature) as well as 7,7% VAT.
The final price is dependant on the search objective, the chosen databanks, the search strategy, the number of found documents, the depth of analysis and the formatting and preparation of the results. We tailor these factors in accordance with your requirements.  
We would be happy to provide you with an individual offer on request. You can also order directly from us and indicate an upper cost limit on the order form.


Conditions of payment

We accept the following modes of payment:

  • Postal or bank transfer
  • Debit of a current account with us

Invoices are payable within 30 days.We can invoice foreign customers in euros. Please let us know in which currency you would like to pay when you submit your request.


Delivery method

You will receive the search report in your preferred format:

  • as a hard copy version or on a CD-ROM (charged on a time and materials basis)

Delivery time

As a rule, results are delivered 10 working days after receipt of the search request. Shorter delivery times are possible on request.


General terms and conditions

General terms and conditions


Regular customers are recommended to conclude a basic agreement with us:

Basic Agreement