International bibliographic searches

Bibliographic data searches include the following:

  • Name search: Information about the patents of an owner or inventor.
  • Family search: Information about a patent family (i.e. in which countries a patent has been applied for or granted).
  • Legal status search: Includes information about whether a patent is, for example, in force or cancelled, and who the current owner is.
Price:    According to actual time spent carrying out the search plus database fees. We would be happy to provide you with an individual offer.
Delivery time: According to agreement - usually 5 working days


If you are interested in patents and patent applications with effect only in Switzerland, or would like a more in-depth legal status search for other countries, please refer to our information sheet on patent register searches.