World Intellectual Property Organization

PATENTSCOPE

The PATENTSCOPE database provides access to international Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications in full text format on the day of publication.  The information may be searched by entering keywords, names of applicants, international patent classification and many other search criteria in multiple languages.

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Projects and studies

Patent legal status

WIPO activities for improving worldwide availability, reliability and comparability of patent legal status data, e.g. to further develop patent legal status databases and widen the participation of countries in data sharing.

Patent landscapes

WIPO reports in areas of particular interest to developing and least developed countries, such as public health, food security, climate change and environment.

Publications

PDF introduction to the PATENTSCOPE patent search system

PATENTSCOPE Search and CLIR

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PDF guide to using patent information to find technologies

Finding Technology Using Patents

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WIPO Guide to Using Patent Information

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Related patent and technology information programs and services

ARDI

The Access to Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) program provides free access to major scientific and technical journals for local, not-for-profit institutions in least-developed countries; and low-cost access to industrial property offices in developing countries.

ASPI

Through the Access to Specialized Patent Information (ASPI) program, patent offices and academic and research institutions in developing countries can receive free or low-cost access to sophisticated tools and services for retrieving and analyzing patent data.

ICE

WIPO’s International Cooperation on the Examination of Patents (ICE) service provides expert assistance, training, and access to collections of patent documents to developing countries – all free of charge.

TISC

Our Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) program gives innovators in developing countries access to high quality technology information and related services to help them create, protect, and manage intellectual property rights.

WIPO DAS

The WIPO Digital Access Service (DAS) system enables participating IP offices to exchange priority and other similar documents securely among themselves.

WIPO CASE

The WIPO Centralized Access to Search and Examination (CASE) system enables patent offices to securely share search and examination documentation related to patent applications, facilitating a more effective and efficient international examination process.

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