Search Firms

Bodkin IP

Building on two decades of patent searching experience, Bodkin IP provides high quality patent searches and analytics for medical devices and mechanical technologies. Projects include patentability, freedom-to-operate or invalidity searches, as well as patent landscapes, competitive intelligence and technology scouting. We strive to be a trusted partner in your IP process and are open to customizing projects that fit our clients’ needs.

E-Mail Address: 2001 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA 22202 (703) 415-3060
As the leading IP services company in the United States, the USPTO selected Cardinal to conduct their PCT searches and prepare preliminary opinions across all subject categories. Cardinal offers an experienced team of over 150 U.S.-based research professionals, more than half holding Masters, Ph.D.s, and/or J.D.s.
Delphion from Thomson Reuters is a popular website for IP and scientific research.
For more than two decades, Global Prior Art has provided unparalleled support to leading law firms and companies in the areas of intellectual property management and strategic business decisions. Global Prior Art began as a pioneer in the field of international prior art searches and has evolved into the worldwide leader in IP analysis.
Knobbe Martens represents companies in all areas of the medical device industry. Services in these areas include: patentability searches and opinions, preparation, filing and prosecution of patent applications, infringement and validity searches and opinions, and “design around” assistance, patent appeals, interferences, reexaminations and reissues, litigation and intellectual property components of investment diligence.
Landon IP is recognized as the global leader in professional patent searching. It analyzes patents and scientific information in several languages, conducts technical intelligence, and consults to governments, corporations, and law firms worldwide.
Provides patent searches in all major technologies, including medical devices.
MCRA’s Intellectual Property department provides highly relevant and context-specific patent searches and IP analyses with an exclusive focus on the medical device field. Each member of MCRA’s Intellectual Property group has former experience as a patent examiner at the USPTO.
Christopher Kondracki E-Mail: Phone: 703.415.1555
Former Patent Examiner specializing in patentability and third party patent evaluation searches. E-Mail:
TPR’s medical device searchers have a healthy cross-section of subject experience, encompassing strong biological, chemical, physiological and medical knowledge, along with expertise in a range of mechanical and electrical art. They will always seek to understand what benefit a device has, how it works, and the most effective approach to searching for its differentiating features, especially for areas of ‘common’ art e.g. catheters, needles, and stents.
As an evolution of Washington Patent Services, WashPat LLC is a recognized leader in the patent services industry, having successfully provided the highest level of research and results for every type of product and idea conceivable for more than 25 years.