Chemical Structure Search
Pharmaceutical Patents revolve around molecules, which function as highly potent pharmaceutical drugs. These molecules are chemical structures which are claimed in patents mainly in the form of Markush claims. Markush structures are generic chemical structures. Markush structures are often used in patents, mainly in the field of chemistry and pharmacy, in order to cover and claim as many similar chemical structures as possible with one application .
Our technology specialists routinely conduct chemical structure searches to assess the novelty of chemical compounds. The patent literature as well as non-patent literature documents are thoroughly analysed for similar compounds.