• How to become a Patroll Researcher

    Anyone can become a Unified Patents Patroll researcher by visiting patroll.unifiedpatents.com/ and clicking "Sign up Today" from the home page. To complete the registration process, users...

  • How to conduct a prior art search?

    There are many resources that Researchers may use when conducting a prior art search. With so much data available, it is critical to have a clear strategy before beginning a new search. Here are a ...

  • How to submit a Contest response

    In order to submit a Contest response, you will first need to create a Researcher account. For more information about becoming a Researcher, visit the Patroll website and click "Sign Up Today....

  • Evaluation Guidelines for Contest Submissions

    Unified Patents has the complete and sole decision-making authority in selecting any Contest winners for projects on the Patroll website. In order to assist our Researchers in submitting Responses,...

  • What is prior art?

      Prior art (also "background art" or "state of the art") encompasses all information that has been made available to the public before a given date (the "priority date&quo...