This page describes how to purchase Defensive Publishing and Page Print Vouchers. One or more Publishing Vouchers are required for each disclosure published in the Prior Art Database (PAD). To learn more about the features and benefits of defensive publishing, click here.
|Prior Art Database (PAD)
Types of Publishing Vouchers
There are two types of publishing vouchers: Publishing and Page Print. The vouchers are good for a minimum of 1 year after purchase.
- Publishing Vouchers allow you to publish and download the document on-line in PAD, reproduce an electronic version on optical media, and print the standard listing on paper in The IP.com Journal. The standard listing in The IP.com Journal includes the document title, abstract, and bibliographic information. An electronic reproduction of your disclosure on optical media includes one or more CD/DVD disks containing each complete disclosure along with its digital notarization record, if applicable.
- Page Print Vouchers allow you to publish the full text of the document in The IP.com Journal. A Page Print Voucher is required for every page printed in the Journal. The number of pages is identified during the publishing process. This paper printing is in addition to the standard Journal services included with a Publishing Voucher.
Access Defensive Publishing to Purchase Vouchers
Publishing and Page Print Vouchers can be purchased on-line. First navigate to Defensive Publishing to check your available vouchers, then access our eCommerce site as described below:
1 To switch between PAD publishing and searching while signed-in, select Launch App from the top navigational toolbar. You can also navigate to your available applications from your Account menu located in the upper right corner.
2 To check available vouchers, select Dashboard from Defensive Publishing. The Voucher Summary displays your available vouchers.
3 To purchase vouchers, click Add More located in the upper right corner in most sections of the Defensive Publishing pages. You can also select Purchase Vouchers from the left sidebar.
4 At any time while using Defensive Publishing or PAD, you can contact support or submit feedback by clicking the text bubble in the lower right-hand corner of your screen. You will receive an email confirmation of your request. Our customer Support Team responds to most messages within one business day.
The Purchase Vouchers page allows you to make a purchase on-line using a credit card or a PayPal account. An email is generated after you purchase a voucher to confirm your purchase. In addition, vouchers can be purchased at a corporate rate through our IP.com Sales Team, please Contact Us.
For Publishing Vouchers, the cost structure is based on the number of pages and size from the uploaded primary document and attachments. For a service bundle, please contact Sales at IP.com for corporate rates.
|Pages (primary document)
|Upload Size* (MB)
|up to 25
|up to 50
|up to 100
|up to 200
|up to 250
|up to 500
|up to 500
|up to 1000
|Contact IP.com Sales
*Includes primary document and any attachment
One Page Print Voucher is required for each printable page of your primary disclosure file.
For further information on publishing, click on the link How to Publish a Disclosure.
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