India is a fast growing economy with a fast growing appetite for intellectual property. We explored this issue last year with our profile of the iPairs system (a must read). On the other hand, several commercial patent search systems such as PatBase, the Questel/Orbit systems, TotalPatent, and CIPIS offer different levels of Indian patent coverage to go along with their respective features and interfaces.
What if you’ve taken a look at these options and they’ve left you wanting? Today we’ll look at India BigPatents and First Indian Patent Searchable Database Ekaswa, two interesting (and free) alternatives for your Indian patent searching needs.
Join us as we look to see if these Indian patent searching systems are worth checking out!