Patent Search Tools
Choosing the right tools for patent searching is essential and influences the quality of the results and the cost to the client. While each database is different, we take a look at coverage, searching algorithms and efficiency of features and display.
We are continuously performing a review of existing databases and tools to capitalize on the latest developments in the innovative realm of patent research and analytics. The suggestions provided by us to various patent databases have been implemented with success.
We are currently using the Questel Orbit database that has the following coverage:
- 100+ patent-issuing authorities
- 80+ million records
- Patent classification codes: IPC, CPC, ECLA, USPCL and Japanese FI & F-Term
- Patent and non-patent citation reports with relevancy indicators
- Updated daily
For details on specific country coverage, please visit Questel.