Patents searches

  • French patents available since the origin (XIX th century), private in-house classified collection up to 1958
  • EP  Euro-PCT Patents since the origin restricted to France, or all designated countries
  • PCT applications, since the origin restricted to France , or all designated countries
  • Other searchable countries : US, GERMANY, GB upon request
  • Non-patents documents for some technical areas.


We provide searches in many  technical subjects, mainly in Mechanical and Chemistry Engineering.

Our approach is combining manual searches, on-line databases, CD-Roms collections. The approach is clearly indicated in the estimate we provide before any search, and detailled in the final search report.

We use our in-house private collections of patents abstracts & full text beginning in 1958, combined to the French Patent Office (INPI) full text collection.

ALSO AVAILALE :Name Searches for French patents up to 1902, EP, WO since the origin.


To survey one or more specific technical field , eventually coupled with competitors names watching;

Watches are based upon Patent classifications indices, and sometimes keywords. The searcher reads and selects the documents in order to locate relevant material and thus meet your requirements.

Results are provided on a monthly, quarterly, or annualy basis with patents abstracts & drawings, or full texts; Email,  or postal delivery.


Patent file inspection:
Any information obtained by the French Patent Office, certified official document

- French status of a french patent application, or a european delivered patent  (filing of translation, annual fee payment)

Copy service: any IP document incl. Patents, Designs, Trade marks  - certified official copies by the French patent office