PatPro, Inc. was founded by former patent examiners in 1989

During the course of its nearly thirty-one year history, PatPro has become one of the premier search firms in the United States with over 39,000 searches. With a well-established reputation for excellence in the Intellectual Property community, PatPro works closely with top law firms and corporations in its diverse areas of expertise. PatPro is located close to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). We have access to patent examiners and all the USPTO’s archives and records. After PatPro expansion into the field of general management consulting and advanced training, PatPro provides turnkey solutions to individual attention for a specific contract line item. PatPro can provide expert guidance on all areas of contract compliance that touch each segment of a growing business from Human Resources to Pricing Compliance. PatPro can provide pre and post award solutions to assist in all levels of contract risk mitigation.


Patent Search Services

Types of Prior Art Searches
  • Patentability/Novelty
  • Infringement/Clearance
  • State-of-the-Art
  • Collection
  • Validity
  • Custom

Technical Disciplines

  • Computer
  • Communication
  • Semiconductors & Manufacture
  • Internet
  • Data Processing & Control
  • Business Methods
  • HVAC
  • Tools
  • Transportation
  • Sporting Goods
  • Biomedical Devices
  • Amusement Devices
  • Organic Compounds
  • Biotech
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Analytical
  • Polymers
  • Shoes
  • Apparel
  • Icons
  • Bottles
  • Containers
  • Kitchenware

Accelerated Examination Searches

PatPro, has in the short time since the introduction of the Accelerated Examination Support Document (AESD) Process become a leader in Accelerated Examination (AE) Searching. In less than a year, we have performed over 100 AE searches and have accumulated the knowledge and experience to generate a search report that consistently meets all the requirements of the United States Patent Trademark Office (USPTO).

For more information about this service, please contact us.

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Patent Copies, File Histories, Document Services, PTO Services

Patent Services
  • Assignment Searches
  • Foreign References
  • PTO Hand Carries
  • Title Reports
  • Certified Copies
  • Maintenance Fee Status
  • US Patent Copies
  • File Histories
  • Non-Patent Literature
  • Subsequent History Searches (Litigation, Re-exam, Reissue)

Consultancy, Training and Governance Services

There is no universal governance framework that will work for every organization and that is why our approach to Consulting, Training and Governance services is both tailored and flexible. We regularly consult to and have a strong appreciation of the context and requirements of government, non-profit and private sector entities. We will work with you to optimize your needs considering your size, structure, sector and operating environment.

We have a strong focus on cultural aspects of management consultancy and training – boards and leadership teams need to be cohesive, able to harness a diversity of views, and have good group decision making processes. We have the expertise to support government entities and boards to develop as high performing teams, strengthening the value they deliver through their development and continued certification processes. Our specialized consultancy team specializing in development and implementation of management systems in the areas of ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14001, ISO 27000, and AS 9100. We provide consulting, training and auditing services to companies of all sizes in all industries. Our trained consultants have a proven track record of assisting companies in a wide range of industries including:
  • Aerospace
  • Marine
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Environmental
  • Telecommunications
Our consultancy and training divisions overall goal is to assist companies improve operations, performance and profitability through the successful development of proven management systems. To request RFP please contact our director of the consultancy division Mr. Carl Edgars MA:

Management Consultancy Services
  • Contract Discovery, Review and Analytics
  • Corporate and Government Governance and Strategy
  • Contract Management Systems Selection and Implementation
  • Obligations Management
  • Cost Recovery
  • Advanced Training (ISO 9000, 14000 and 27000, ANSI and other international recognized qualification services)
  • Strategic Advice
  • Insights on Contract Management

About Us

Since its inception, PatPro has built a strong reputation for providing clients with the highest quality consultancy and advanced training services and professional patent searches in its many fields of expertise. Our team consists of experienced, highly qualified professionals with diverse technical and managerial backgrounds, of which, 2 are former Primary Examiners. PatPro has prided itself on providing clients with patent searches in a cost effective and timely manner. As we have expanded, we have remained committed to these goals. For enquiries regarding consultancy and advanced training please contact our director of the consultancy division,
Mr. Carl Edgars MA:

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