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  • AI Classification now available in PatentSight
    Benefits of AI Classification in PatentSight PatentSight is the only patent analytics tool to use AI and machine learning to map patents to technologies. Why does this matter? AI Classification in PatentSight gives you accurate and up-to-date patent information on how you view the technology spaces you are operating in and allows you to visualize this data to make better decisions on your portf...
  • How to access AI Classification in PatentSight
    AI Classification is now available within the PatentSight platform. Classifiers give you accurate and up-to-date patent information on how you view the technology spaces you are operating in and allow you to visualize this data to make better decisions on your portfolio more effectively. AI Classification reads all the millions of patents globally and pulls the relevant patents into your techno...
  • Collect feedback on AI Classifiers
    AI Classification is now available within the PatentSight platform. Classification uses AI to read all the millions of patents globally and pulls the relevant patents into your technology classifier. The Classifier is defined by you and the machine does all the hard work of going and finding the right patents. If you'd like to learn more about Classifiers, further information can be found her...

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Searching

  • Full-Text Search
    IntroductionUsing the Full-Text Search in the Field Search ModeUsing the Full-Text Search in the Syntax ModeEntering Keywords Into the Full-text Search FieldSearch Syntax of the Full-Text SearchBoolean OperatorsProximity OperatorsWildcardsEscape CharactersStop WordsPunctuation CharactersCase Sensitivity: Uppercase and Lowercase Letters Introduction The PatentSight full-text search runs on the E...
  • Full-Text Search Examples
    Example 1: Searching Within an Example DocumentExample 2: Combining Multiple Full-Text Search FieldsFull-Text Search Results of Search AFull-Text Search Results of Search B Example 1: Searching Within an Example Document   Operator Full-Text Search Query Hit Explanation AND   ◎ Both the words "antibody" and "polypeptide" appear in the example document.   - The word "DNA" does not appear...
  • Difference Between IPC Smart and IPC Original
    Introduction IPC Original IPC Smart   Introduction The IPC section, class, subclass, group, main group, or subgroup into which at least one member of the patent family is classified. The IPC (International Patent Classification) was established in the Strasbourg Agreement of 1971 as an internationally uniform patent classification system and is used by patent offices worldwide. The IPC has a hi...
  • Visual Search
    Using the Search PanelBuilding a Search QueryBoolean OperatorsParentheses (Subqueries)Searching for Patent Families by Application, Publication, and Patent NumbersFull-Text SearchDragging Items From Charts and Tables Into the Search Panel Using the Search Panel Use the icons displayed in the top menu of the search panel to add search fields to your search query. Select one of the icon...
  • Search Syntax
    IntroductionSwitching Between the Field Search Mode and the Syntax Search ModeSearch SyntaxDifferent Types of Search FieldsListingsNumeric ValuesDatesListings with DatesSearch AssistantSaved SearchesSearch History Introduction The PatentSight search syntax comes with 4 components that enhance your patent search. In the syntax search mode, you can directly type in a search query without ha...
  • Using the Drilldown
    Introduction Drilldown OptionsOption 1: "Add to Search Query"Option 2: "Drill Down to New Sheet"Option 3: "Drill Down to Result List"Option 4: "Drill Down to Lower Level"Drilling Down to Data Points Based on Multiple AttributesDrilling Down to Past Reporting Dates Introduction The drilldown feature of the PatentSight allows you to take a closer look at any data point of interest that you encoun...
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  • General Usage
    General Structure of a Workbook Analysis Templates Using Sheets Copying Sheets, Search Queries, Search Fields and Widgets. Copy and Paste Sheet(S) Copy and Paste Search Query Copy and Paste Search Fields Copy and Paste Widgets Saving Your Workbook Sharing Your Workbook Restoring a Workbook and Workbook Content Restoring a Complete Workbook Restoring Workbook Content General Structure of a Workb...
  • Select and Arrange Charts
    Selecting a Chart From the Template Selection Insert a Blank Chart Chart Types and Chart Settings General Chart Setup Chart Types Chart Settings Chart Adjustment and Customization Changing Item Colors Adjusting the Axes Bubble Trail Using the Matrix Chart Selecting a Chart From the Template Selection Select a template from the template area under "Analysis Templates" and start an analysis. ...
  • Select and Arrange Tables
    Selecting a Table From the Template SelectionInserting a Blank TableVertical Groupings and MeasuresSelect, Add, or Delete Vertical Groupings and MeasuresSorting and Arranging Vertical Groupings and MeasuresAdding Vertical Groupings to the Search Panel Selecting a Table From the Template Selection You can select a table from the template area to make an analysis. PatentSight provides a set of ta...
  • Hide Items
    Hiding Items in a Single Chart or TableHiding Items in Your Entire WorkbookHiding Items for All New Workbooks If you do not want to display a certain item (e.g., an unwanted owner, tag, or IPC), you can hide it on three different levels: only in one chart or table, for all widgets in an entire workbook, and even for all future workbooks created in your account. Such a setting can be helpful ...
  • Annuity Fees
    AttributesMeasuresUnderlying Data and CalculationHow to Use the Annuity Fees Attributes and Measures PatentSight allows you to determine the overall remaining annuity fees of a patent family or a patent portfolio. The calculation is based on annuity fee data from 40 patent authorities. You can find out the entire fees that would occur if a patent family or a patent portfolio was maintained for ...

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Solutions & Use Case

  • UN SDG - Update March 2023
    At the end of March 2023 PatentSight updated the UN SDG mapping to its 2nd version. Below is a summary of the changes we made between v1 and v2. This change was in large part from the feedback from many clients and other interested parties. Only changes which were clearly inline with the UN Framework were accepted, the majority of requests being rejected with an explanation of why. Since the re...
  • UN SDGs
      Introduction The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (UN SDG) or technology to which the patent family is mapped. The technology fields based on the UN SDGs are created and updated by PatentSight and have two levels of hierarchy: the goals and the underlying technologies. Each of the 17 goals (e.g., “SDG 13: Climate Action”) includes all patent families that are mapped to the underl...

FAQ

  • How to Extract and Analyze Patent Families of a Subsidiary
    Introduction In the PatentSight BI, the owners of patent portfolios are defined according to the Ultimate Owner Concept. For some analyses, however, it is necessary to extract the patent portfolio of a subsidiary. This article uses the example of Omega, a subsidiary of the Swatch Group, to explain how patent families belonging to a specific subsidiary can be extracted, saved, and used in furthe...
  • Can an Analysis Result Be Reproduced Exactly at a Later Date?
    Since patent data is "alive" and the PatentSight database is constantly being updated and improved, the exact reproduction of analysis results from the past may not be possible at a later point in time. However, you can save your search results and your analysis results by using one of PatentSight’s export options. It may also be useful to regularly tag the set of patent families obtained as se...
  • How are the Competitive Impact Deciles in the Value Distribution Chart Calculated?
    The Competitive Impact deciles are formed by sorting all active patent families in the PatentSight database by their Competitive Impact and subsequently dividing the patent families in this ranking into ten equal groups from the top to the bottom. As a result, the global top 10% of the patent families by Competitive Impact form the Competitive Impact decile "10", whereas the global bottom 10% o...
  • How Can the Technology Relevance Have a Positive Value if the Market Coverage is "0"?
    While a patent family might no longer be protected in any authority and therefore have a Market Coverage and Competitive Impact of "0", it still may be significant for subsequent art, as expressed in the citations it still receives or has already received from other patent families. Therefore, the Technology Relevance is calculated for both active and inactive patent families even after the exp...
  • Market Coverage
    IntroductionCalculation of the Market Coverage for Pending Patent ApplicationsCalculation of the Market Coverage for EP and PCT ApplicationsEP ApplicationsPCT Applications Introduction The Market Coverage is an indicator of the size of the global market in which the patent family is active. It is calculated on the patent family level based on the gross national income (GNI) of each authority ...
  • Technology Relevance
    Introduction Patent Office Citation PracticesCitation Differences Between Technology Fields Introduction The Technology Relevance is an indicator of the technological importance of the patent family. It is calculated on the patent family level based on the number of subsequent art citations (forward citations) the patent family has received. The number of citations received by the patent family...
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Product Updates

  • PatentSight Release 4.14 (June 25, 2024)
    Improvement: Email Address Required in PatentSight+ User Profile  PatentSight+ is in the process of transitioning to a new sign-in system. This new system will enhance security and introduce single sign-on (SSO) to facilitate switching between LexisNexis applications. In preparation for the transition, the email address is now a mandatory field in your PatentSight+ user profile. After the trans...
  • Weekly Database Update Postponed (March 25, 2024)
    The weekly database update scheduled for March 25, 2024 has been postponed.  Until the next database update, the most recent Reporting Date will be March 15, 2024. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.
  • PatentSight Release 4.03 (January 23, 2024)
      New Feature: Release Notes You can now easily identify the jurisdiction (source) of the litigation or agency cases listed in the “Litigation and Related Materials” card within the Family Viewer of the Result List.  The new sortable “Jurisdiction” column allows you to focus on the jurisdictions you are most interested in.
  • PatentSight Release 4.01 (December 12, 2023)
    New PatentSight+ Feature: Simplified Chinese UI Language In addition to English, Japanese, and Korean, the PatentSight user interface (UI) is now also available in simplified Chinese. To change the UI language, access the three-dot menu in the top right corner of the application and select your desired language.   Access the account settings to adjust the date, time, and number format ...
  • PatentSight Release 4.00 (November 28, 2023)
      New PatentSight+ Feature: Quick Insights You can now discover insights effortlessly by defining a simple search query and letting Patentsight suggest charts tailored to your search results.   Use the left input field to search for owners, technology clusters, or UN SDGs. Then, use the right input field to select charts or tables for your analysis. New PatentSight+ Data: Litigation and Relate...
  • PatentSight Release 3.29 (November 14, 2023)
    New Feature: Release Notes You can now click on the “Release Notes” link in the “Help” menu to access the release notes for PatentSight in the Knowledge Base. Use this feature to keep yourself informed about changes and improvements in PatentSight. For questions, contact us at support@lexisnexisip.com 
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