Research Disclosure establishes an invention as prior art preventing others from patenting the idea

  • Patent examiners are required to search Research Disclosure by PCT statute
  • Research Disclosures are abstracted into major databases including DWPI
  • Research Disclosure is frequently cited in patent applications

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Research Disclosure has been successfully cited in court cases around the world.

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