About Us

About Prior Art Searchers

PAS is a division of Menteso, Inc. (Innovation Catalyst) a company incorporated under the laws of San Jose, California, the USA with a multi-national presence. We are a team of more than 100 smart, talented, dedicated IP Professionals. Prior Art Searchers are delivering quality services in the IP industry for more than seven years now. We are known for our quality and timely delivery.

Our Prior Art Search services include patentability search, design patent search, invalidity search and clearance search help you protect and maximize the value of your intellectual property portfolio. We provide you with the quality results that assist you in formulating informed patent and business-related strategic decisions.

Our Vision

Our vision is to make qualitative IP Research and Prior Art Search so easy and cost-effective that it is accessible to every organization/individual creating, managing, or monetizing the IP.

Our Mission

We make it easier for our customers to create value from their ideas by combining data-driven solutions by best in the class workforce and utilizing advanced technologies.

Our Talent

Our team of dedicated experienced professionals includes patent attorneys, patent agents, technology specialists, database services specialists, quality assurance specialists, and support staff. Everyone is committed to providing extraordinary customer service and expert IP program delivery to our clients.

Our Expertise

We have expertise in virtually all technology areas.


About Logo

Our logo is made up of five essential elements of a comprehensive search.

1. Bulb indicates the search through innovations.

2. Round Arrow indicates 360 degrees (complete) search.

3. Dot in the center Indicates the focus in the search.


We aim to provide you expert IP search whenever your business/clients need it. Contact us for a free and confidential consultation.


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