Identify and prioritize the prior art patent status prior to the filing of new patents
Gain a full understanding of the invention memo
Definition of the a priori characteristics of the invention considered to be both novel and inventive
Development of one (or more) search string(s) according to search parameters and querying of the ORBIT database
Screening of identified documents, selection and ranking of relevant results
List of selected documents ranked according to their relevance to the technological characteristics of the client’s technology to be patented, with highlight of relevant passages and keywords.