Patex
The Patent Search Experts
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About

PATEX

Expert Intellectual Property Searches

PATEX Research and Consulting Ltd. provides expert intellectual property searches to meet the needs of Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Professionals in the Legal and Technology Transfer field.

Using the best commercial patent databases, PATEX’s searches cover Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, as well as major European and Asian countries.

All our searches include a report document explaining search parameters, research results, and relevance of enclosed patents. Each PATEX search report includes full copies of referenced prior art patents.

A Western Canadian leader in the provision of research services in the intellectual property field, PATEX also hosts workshops and seminars on intellectual property management. Ron Simmer is the former chairman of the Vancouver chapter of the Licensing Executives Society of US and Canada, an organization offering monthly intellectual property informational meetings.

Origins of PATEX

Ron Simmer founded PATSCAN at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Library in 1987. While at UBC, Ron published the PATSCAN News and organized educational seminars and courses to maintain contacts with industry and academic research communities.

 
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Ron Simmer, CEO of PATEX

Ron Simmer founded Patscan at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Library in 1987. In 2003, Ron started PATEX Research and Consulting Ltd.