Orbit Design tool is equipped with 2 search options: Quick Search & Advanced Search.
Quick Search: A basic search can be performed by using keywords that can be searched in Title or desired classification codes. The user has an option to restrict searches with owner names also. Quick search uses automatic truncations and basic booleans.
Advanced Search: An option to conduct more a comprehensive search with keywords in title or description. The search option also assists the user to restrict the query by dates or list of designated countries. Advanced search provides a list of more than 50 countries along with WO and EP registers from which the user can select the desired country to do a search. Orbit Design search also support with Booleans (AND, OR, NOT) and Truncation or wildcards (+ or *, ?, #) to replace one or more characters, which lets you search for different variations of a term. The user can restrict the search by dates also.
The result set is displayed with the details such as title, description, register number, owner, dates, classifications and images. The display option assists the user to choose the display of result set in list, details or thumbnails. Each document has a country code along with the flag icon which is when clicked redirects the user to the official website of the countries patent office.
The result set along with query can be saved. Further saved results can be executed, edited or deleted at any given time. Desired result sets can be exported in different formats such as TXT, PDF, RTF, XLS and XML.