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Prior Art Citations

First, all prior and subsequent art related to the patent being evaluated is identified and cited.


Next, a patent network is created based on all of the identified backward and forward citations.

Computing Value

Once a patent network has been created, we use fundamental math to assess your patents value.

The Badge

Based on the current and future values of your patent, we assign you a unique Patent Rank!

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