WIPO Translate – Instant Patent Translation

Patent documents can be complex and translating them even more so. WIPO Translate is a world-leading instant translation tool, specially designed for patent documents.

WIPO Translate is free of charge and available through the PATENTSCOPE database.

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Neural translation technology

Try out the beta version of WIPO Translate, featuring cutting-edge neural translation technology (currently only available for Chinese to English translations).

Why use WIPO translate?

WIPO Translate is dedicated to one thing and one thing only: translating patent documents.

Thanks to its specialization, as well as the recent pioneering introduction of the latest neural machine translation technology (currently in beta, Chinese to English), WIPO Translate produces industry-leading translations.

WIPO Translate helps you to unlock a trove of patent documents, all translated with unprecedented accuracy.

How do I use WIPO Translate?

You can access WIPO Translate through the PATENTSCOPE database. To translate you can either:

  • copy-paste the text you wish to translate into the text box; or
  • simply click on the "WIPO Translate" button within your PATENTSCOPE search results.

WIPO Translate user guide PDF, WIPO Translate user guide

Which languages are available?

WIPO Translate currently offers translation between sixteen language pairs.

A beta version featuring state-of-the-art neural translation technology is available for Chinese to English translations

  • English to French
  • French to English
  • English to German
  • German to English
  • English to Japanese
  • Japanese to English
  • English to Chinese
  • Chinese to English (neural technology)
  • English to Korean
  • Korean to English
  • English to Russian
  • Russian to English
  • English to Spanish
  • Spanish to English
  • English to Portuguese
  • Portuguese to English