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  • 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...
  • Using the Result List
    Accessing the Result ListInformation Provided in the Result ListOpen the Drawing Viewer to view all drawings:Using the Highlighting FunctionalityCustomizing the Family ViewerSelecting Patent Families in the Result ListUsing the Viewed FunctionalityUsing the Tagging Tool in the Result List Accessing the Result List Use the Result List template to view a list of patent families including full-te...
  • Custom Fields
    IntroductionTypes of Custom FieldsThe Difference between Single-Value and Multiple-Value Custom Fields.Single-Value Custom FieldsMultiple-Value Custom FieldsAggregation of Multiple-Value Numeric Custom FieldsSupported Import FormatsHow to Import Data to Custom FieldsHow to Import Data to Single-Value Custom FieldsHow to Import Data to Multiple-Value Custom FieldsAdvanced Settings: Aggregation o...
  • How to Use Custom Fields
    How to Use Custom Fields How to Use Custom Fields in the Search Panel How to Use Custom Fields in Charts How to Use Custom Fields in Tables   How to Use Custom Fields Custom fields can be used as search fields in the search panel, attributes or measures in charts, and groupings and measures in tables. They can also be displayed and edited in the Result List. Once you have imported a Custom Fie...
  • How to Use Custom Fields in the Result List
    Introduction How to Manage Existing Custom Fields How to Update Existing Custom Fields Case 1) Adding New Data to Single-Value Custom Fields Case 2) Overwriting Existing Values in Single-Value Custom Fields Case 3) Adding New Data to Multiple-Value Custom Fields Case 4) Overwriting Existing Values in Multiple-Value Custom Fields Case 5) Adding New Values to Existing Multiple-Value Custom Fields...
  • Importable Number Format
      Introduction  You can import your own lists of patent numbers and internal information regarding these numbers into PatentSight to use them in searches and analyses. List of Authorities: European Publication and Application Numbers (EP)Japanese Publication and Application Numbers (JP)Korean Publication and Application Numbers (KR)US Publication and Application Numbers (US)PCT Publication and ...
  • Search Fields for Citation Analysis
    Introduction Citation Analysis settings of the Search Fields "Patent Family" Citation Analysis Settings of the Search Field "Owner" Citation Analysis Settings of the Search Filed "Tag" Introduction The PatentSight search panel comes with options that allow you to search for prior art and subsequent  art  of a patent family or a patent portfolio, e.g., by X or Y citation. The search fields "Pate...
  • Owner Summary
      PatentSight distinguishes between six different owner types, each of which has a specific definition and a different symbol in the Owner summary. The name of the owner who owns active or inactive patent families that are cited by the patent families returned as search results are called Owners of Prior Art. The name of the owner who owns active or inactive patent families that are citing the ...
  • Patent Family Summary
    You can display the Patent Family Summary for any patent family by clicking on the family – e.g., in a chart or table, in the search panel, or in the Owner Summary. In the Owner Summary, access the tab "Top Patent Families." Click on a patent family of interest to display its Patent Family Summary. The Patent Family Summary provides an overview of a patent family from a PatentSight ...
  • Technology Clusters
    Introduction Additional Facts How to Use Technology Clusters Introduction The technology cluster to which the patent family belongs. The technology clusters are technology fields created and updated by PatentSight and have four hierarchical levels (e.g., "Consumer > Sports > Ball game > Ball feeding"). In contrast to IPC or CPC, each patent family can only belong to one technology cluster per...
  • Importable Number Format - European Publication And Application Numbers (EP)
    EP - European Publication and Application Numbers EP publication numbers can be imported using the following number format:  EP1234567(.A1)country code (EP) + serial number (7 digits) (+ kind code)   EP application numbers can be imported using the following number format:  EPyy123456.X (before 2000)country code (EP) + year (2 digits) + serial number (6 digits) + “." + kind codeEPyyyy...
  • Importable Number Format - Japanese Publication and Application Numbers (JP)
      JP – Japanese Publication and Application Numbers If converted into Latin transcription, in general, Japanese patent numbers can be imported using the following number format:  Country Code + Serial Number + Kind Code   Here, “serial number” refers either to the publication number or to the application number. However, we recommend importing publication numbers. If you also want to impo...
  • Importable Number Format - Korean Publication and Application Numbers (KR)
      KR – Korean Publication and Application Numbers When importing Korean documents into the PatentSight, we highly recommend using a list of publication numbers.  It is necessary to add the country code “KR” and the kind code “A.” Moreover, the serial number must consist of 7 digits.To import Korean registration numbers, it is necessary to add the country code “KR” and the kind code “B1.” M...
  • Importable Number Format - US Publication and Application Numbers (US)
    US – US Publication and Application Numbers In general, US publication numbers can be imported in the same format as they are stated in the original patent specifications: USyyyy123456(7)(A1)country code (US) + year (4 digits) + serial number (6 to 7 digits) (+  kind code) US patent numbers can also be imported in the same format as they are stated in the original patent specifications: ...
  • Importable Number Format - WO – PCT Publication and Application Numbers (WO)
      WO – PCT Publication and Application Numbers  WO (PCT) publication numbers can be imported using the following number format: WOyyyy12345(6)international code (WO) + year (4 digits) + serial number (5 to 6 digits)   WO (PCT) application numbers can be imported using the following number format: WOyyyyXX12345international code (WO) + year (4 digits) + country code (XX) + serial num...
  • Importable Number Format - German Publication and Application Numbers (DE)
    DE – German Publication and Application Numbers In general, German publication numbers can be imported in the same format as they are stated in the original patent specifications. However, we recommend deleting all spaces. DEtyy12345(.)Xn (until 2003)country code (DE) + type of right (1 digit) + application year (2 digits) +serial number (5 digits) + kind codeDEttyyyy123456(.)Xn (since 2004)...
  • Importable Number Format - Chinese Publication and Application Numbers (CN)
    CN - Chinese Publication and Application Numbers In general, Chinese publication numbers (公开号; 授权公告号) can be imported in the same format as they are stated in the original patent specifications.To import Chinese patent numbers (专利号), replace “ZL” by “CN.” If the kind code is “.X,” delete this kind code.To import Chinese application numbers (申请号), add the country code “CN.”. If the kind code is ...