Q: Is WashPat a new company?
No. WashPat is the innovative evolution of Washington Patent Services and has been providing top notch patent research for over a quarter of a century.
Q: How do I pay for your services?
An invoice is included in every completed search with instructions for payment.
Q: Is my submitted search disclosure secure?
Yes. We sign non-disclosure agreements with all of our clients and the security of your technical and proprietary information is a top priority.
Q: Will WashPat file a patent application for me?
No. WashPat only provides cutting edge intellectual property research and does not practice patent law. We can connect our customers with a network of nationwide registered patent practitioners that can prosecute your application.
Q: Can we purchase file histories and obtain patent copies from you?
Yes. We can obtain file histories and we own all of the US grant and pre-grant data as well as the European Patent (EP) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) data. Altogether we have access to .pdf copies from over 100 countries.
Q: Can WashPat provide me with Non-Patent Literature (NPL) searching?
Yes. WashPat can provide you with NPL searching.
Q: Do you offer high volume discounts?
Absolutely! WashPat offers substantial discounts to its clients for high volume work. Also, WashPat performs contract work for research Universities and similar entities.
Q: Can I get my search results electronically?
Yes. WashPat will give you 100% electronic data delivery at no extra charge.
Q: How do I place an order for a search?
You can e-mail the disclosure, fax us the request at 1-800-654-7322 or you can send snail mail to 933 Oleander Way South Suite 4, South Pasadena FL 33707.