User Guide

  • Alice Research
    You can search for patented cases that overcame Alice rejections in PatentAdvisor.   Click on the File Wrappers tab on the PatentAdvisor home page. This will take you to the File Wrappers search page.   In the Document Group dropdown list select "Office Actions."  Rejection Type (Office Actions) will appear as a search field. Select "References Alice."  To limit your search to patented cases, ...
  • Briefcases
    The LexisNexis PatentAdvisor® patent prosecution platform makes it easy for patent professionals to build collections of USPTO patent applications in digital “briefcases” using patent data straight from the USPTO database. Briefcases  Create a briefcase in PatentAdvisor in order to apply the full power of analytics to your portfolio.​ ​Have ready a spreadsheet of your patent portfolio. It shoul...
  • Creating Custom Filters with Metadata
    You can create custom filters in PatentAdvisor by importing Metadata.   Begin by clicking the ellipsis in the top right corner of the PatentAdvisor home page. Click Metadata Management.   In Metadata Management, you can view and edit any previously imported metadata.   Metadata example use case:  You can optimize your firm’s workflow, customize your attorneys’ case management, and compare atto...
  • Dig Deeper Into Your Analytics With Filters
    The ability to apply robust filters to large sets of prosecution specific information provides PatentAdvisor users the capability to easily drill into an increased level of granularity. Dig Deeper Into Your Analytics With Filters The ability to apply robust filters to large sets of prosecution specific information provides PatentAdvisor users the capability to easily drill into an increased lev...
  • File Wrappers
    Exclusive to PatentAdvisor™, File Wrappers is an easy-to-use search system that provides access to a comprehensive full-text database of substantive prosecution documents, including published office actions, responses, and claim sets across the full breadth of USPTO PAIR data.To begin, from the home screen, enter Boolean search term(s), Application No., or Publication No.  For this example, we ...
  • Integrating PatentAdvisor Content Into Your Workflow To Enhance Your Prosecution Strategy
    You can generate reports in PatentAdvisor that provide guidance for proceeding with your case based on examiner statistics. These reports can be exported and shared with colleagues. Examiner Reports Search for an examiner and go to the Examiner Dashboard.   In the top right corner of the dashboard, click on the PDF icon to export the Examiner Report.  The Examiner Report will provide an executi...
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Product Updates

  • PatentAdvisor Release (September 25, 2023)
    Major updates to File Wrappers: redesign, export and filters. New Features You are now able to export multiple PDF documents from your File Wrappers search results. Documents are downloaded into one concatenated PDF. File Wrappers has been redesigned to provide an enhanced user experience. All available filters are exposed on the left side of the results.
  • PatentAdvisor Release (August 23, 2023)
    New Features The number of fields that you can export has been increased from 35 to 50. On the QuickPAIR timeline, a red dot has been added to indicate that an examiner is inactive.
  • PatentAdvisor Release (July 12, 2023)
    Updates to Examiner Rejection Analysis New Features Office action documents that have the phrase "not relied upon" or "references made of record" have been removed from the citation list and citation counts.
  • PatentAdvisor Release (May 30, 2023)
    Examiner Rejection Analysis now available! New Features Easily search for an assignee to see all of the times an examiner has cited those patents as 102 or 103 rejections in a competitor's application. We are pulling examiner citations from Office Action documents to help you identify licensing opportunities, infringement risks, competitors and your most highly cited (and potentially very valu...
  • PatentAdvisor Release (April 9, 2023)
    New addition to the PatentAdvisor browser extension: the QuickPAIR timeline! New Features The QuickPAIR application timeline visualization has been added to the browser extension, giving you a bird's eye view of an application's prosecution history. When you search on Patent Center and go to the "Documents & Transactions" tab, you will see this interactive visualization at the top of the page.
  • PatentAdvisor Release (April 5, 2023)
    Browser extension users: connection with Patent Center restored! We have released an update to restore access on Chrome, Edge and Firefox. The update should automatically update on your browser. If it does *not* please manually update the extension.
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