PatBase is a searchable patent database covering over 45 million patent families, with historical information dating back to the early 1900s. Developed in partnership with RWS Group, PatBase is tried and trusted as a primary search tool by information professionals worldwide.
Our users rely on PatBase to offer them a robust platform from which to search, review, share and analyse business-critical patent information.
PatBase is the only commercial database to be designed by professional searchers, for professional searchers
Flexibility: choice of command line or search forms to create queries.
Coverage: over 36 million Full Text documents from over 95 authorities worldwide, grouped in families for efficient searching.
Translations: important data is accessible, even in Asian languages.
Integrated links: click-through services to extend and verify your search beyond the front page.
PatBase makes reviewing your search results straightforward, with a clear, logical, fully customisable display
Customisable Display: tailor the record display according to your needs.
Highlighting functions: automatic keyword highlighting and a Hit Analyser for easy review of full text.
Graphical overview: Snapshot tool for immediate overview of trends, or the Visual Explorer in PatBase Express to explore results.
Custom Display Fields: tag records with valuable internal classification fields - these client-specific criteria can be made searchable.
Collaborate with colleagues and disseminate the latest competitive intelligence throughout your organisation
Dynamic Folders: share results folders with colleagues for collaborative work or publish to external users or clients with value added.
Alerts & RSS feeds: automatically monitor a competitor or technology area and send results to unlimited recipients.
Express users: publish PatBase folders to PatBase Express to share important records with your end users.
Identify emerging trends from your results and create reports to communicate your findings with colleagues
Flexible Exports: batch export data in XML or CSV for analysis, or create reports in HTML, Word or Excel.
VizPat graphical toolkit: a suite of integrated Statistical Analysis tools to help you view patent activity in a technology area and see trends over time.
Export for further analysis: export directly to 3rd party tools such as Minesoft Insight Pro or BizInt for landscaping and analysis.
PatBase is available by annual subscription. There is just one fixed annual charge and no hidden costs - providing budgetary peace of mind.
All PatBase subscribers automatically get access to PatBase Express - the search interface designed for endusers - as part of their subscription. Click here for more information.
PatentOrder can be integrated with PatBase and PatBase Express for ordering patent copies. Click here for more information.
PatBase at a glance
- Over 45m patent families dating back to the early 1900s
- Subject matter searches by IPC, USPC, ECLA, JP, DE - as well as keywords
- Searchable abstracts and full text, keyword highlighting and hit maps
- Updated weekly on publication day, rapid
- Alert Service available
- Integrated PDF ordering, legal status, registers, statistical analysis, translations and more