On-site research in Public Reading Room

In PATON’s Public Reading Room (Leibnizbau 4190), you can carry out your own research in the fields of patents, utility models, trademarks and designs. After a short instruction by a PATON staff member, you can use the professional research systems free of charge.

We are glad to support you in your research into protection rights for patents and information about their legal status.

When searching economic, company-related and product information, you have access to both literature and standard databases.

Feel free to attend our Opens internal link in current windowintroductory seminar on research work in specialized databases.

Guided research

Use our research know-how and benefit from our experience in dealing with patent, trademark and design databases.

We consider and answer your questions regarding industrial property rights, you then work with an experienced researcher and develop a strategy for your research in professional systems concerned with patents, trademarks and designs. Together we sift through the first search results and perform a prior assessment. You add your technical knowledge and allow for efficient research work and review of the results.

Search results are provided in a clearly-arranged form as an Excel or pdf file, including up to 100 full texts.

You can make use of this fee-based offer as either an in-house consultation or in the Research Room. A prior appointment is required.

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Business hours

Monday:currently only by appointment
Tuesday:09:00 – 18:00
Wednesday:09:00 – 15:00
Thursday:09:00 – 15:00

Further dates on request! Give us a call!

No time?

You do not have time or you are not experienced in independent research work?

We will do the work for you!

Come directly to us to Opens internal link in current windowrequest one of our services. We will be happy to prepare a quote for you free of charge.

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