The searchable full-text patent family database from Minesoft and RWS Group
What? • Launched in October 2003 by Minesoft Ltd and RWS Group in partnership • Createdby professional patent searchers for professional patent searchers • Over 15,000 users worldwide • Global client base including Europe, USA, Japan, China, Israel, India Who? • Used by a range of IPprofessionals including: corporate IP departments, patent attorneys, information specialists, patent analysts, licensing, R&D
Why? • Used for legal IP searches (freedom to operate, novelty andinfringement searching), general technological or competitor searches, monitoring and analysis
• Cost effective, fixed annual subscription – no per-use or ongoing charges
Why use PatBase?
• • •Search patents from over 95 issuing authorities worldwide in a single database: US, WO, EP, GB, CA, FR, CN, JP and many more Patents and text grouped into extended families – saves time by avoidingduplication Search across a comprehensive coverage that includes: • 40m patent families • 16.2m Latin Full-Text records • 8.7m non-Latin Full-Text records Daily/weekly updates and stringent quality checks:depended on by many worldleading organisations to deliver the up-to-date, reliable patent data they need Distributed search engine: power and speed for efficient and in-depth patent searching
Standardised data structure across the entire database: normalisation of formats makes searching more straightforward
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• • • Flexibility: choice of Search Forms or Command Line depending on experience and preferences Powerful command line for more complex search queries + use it to build up a...