Searches for all kinds of questions
We will support you from the initial idea to the launch of your product on the market.
This is the portal for professionals working in the field of intellectual property. Here you'll find direct access to all necessary resources.
ip-search is a patent search service provided by the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property. Our over 50 search experts with industry experience in all technical areas and an in-depth knowledge of patenting will carry out a comprehensive, thorough, multilingual and discreet search for you.
Sophisticated freedom-to-operate searches, validity searches and landscape analyses are our speciality. We can also carry out other patent-related searches or analyses of your choosing – always tailored precisely to your specific needs.
The Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property is the Swiss centre of competence for all issues concerning patent and trade mark protection, indications of source, design protection and copyright. We conducted the first online search in patent databases over 30 years ago. Today, we offer first-class search services in every technical field under the label ‘ip-search’. We are passionate about helping innovative companies use the valuable knowledge set out in patents to further their progress.
16.05.2023 | Conference
26.07.2022 | Conference
IPO Annual Meeting from 18 to 20 September 2022 in Los Angeles, California
18.01.2022 | Conference
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