The cost of free: Industrial design research

Industrial design infringement is on the rise. As the volume of industrial design registrations increases, it becomes ever more important to thoroughly vet industrial designs prior to filing.

In an effort to save money, some IP professionals choose free methods of prior art searching. While these methods may seem cost effective, are they an efficient use of an IP professional’s time? What is the risk of missing critical findings?

In this informative White Paper, we answer these questions while covering an alternative method which may be a better way.