Search Services

Patent Search

Through its internal database, Published Patents Data Center, Abu Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) is pleased to offer a patent search service in OAPI.
The patent search covers all accepted/granted patents published through The African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) (Filing Dates: 1998 –up to date), noting that the report does not cover any pending applications, opposition cases, assignments, etc.
The search is extending continuously by using high sophisticated strategies covering the following fields:
-           Title
-           Abstract
-           Names (applicant, Inventor (s))
-           Numbers (publication / application / priority)
-           Dates (publication / application / priority)
-           Patent families

 The search also involves looking at many citations from potentially related documents as they were found, in addition to supportive search conducted using the internal collection of databases as well as external resources

Our Charges for conducting a patent search are ($150 USD) for up to one hour,
Total working hours depend on the upcoming search request
Our charges shall cover providing you with the following (for any cited result):
 
·         Publication Number and Date
·         Application Number and Date
·         Priority Number, Date and Country
·         Applicant's Name
·         Inventor (s)
·         Title
·         Abstract
  .      The Legal Status of the application or patent. (Lapsed or in force)

Time required to provide the client with the patent search report shall be determined upon receiving the search request.


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