Derwent Innovation

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Answer your patent questions with speed and precision

Derwent Innovation patent search software helps patent professionals make faster, more confident patentability, freedom-to-operate (FTO) and validity decisions.

  • Increase your confidence in patent search results
    With enhanced global patent data, descriptive invention summaries and powerful search technology, Derwent Innovation delivers more relevant, more comprehensive patent search results.
  • Spend less time reading and more time advising
    Review search results quickly with titles and abstracts for 62m+ invention families that accurately describe the invention’s novelty, use and advantage.
  • Search the same patent prior art data used by 40+ global PTOs
    Derwent Innovation is the only source for enhanced global patent data and correlated DWPI invention abstracts used by 40+ global patent and trademark offices.

The right patent search results, without the noise

Higher-confidence patentability and knock-out searches

Priority date and classification corrections and descriptive titles and abstracts that clearly state the invention’s novelty help you assess patentability with speed and confidence.

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Efficient and effective global FTO analysis

Correlated patent litigation case data from 140+ jurisdictions and reliable legal status data for faster, more informed freedom-to-operate decisions (FTO).

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Invalidity searches that deliver

Powerful search tools, manually-curated indexing and comprehensive global patent data help you find the right prior art when the stakes are high.

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Comprehensive global patent data

Search confidently with enhanced full-text patent data from 77 jurisdictions and bibliographic data from 106 jurisdictions covering 161m+ patent publications.

Invention abstracts created by subject matter experts

Clear descriptions of novelty, use and advantage significantly improve search results and help you quickly understand a patent’s claims.

Correlated patent litigation data for 140+ jurisdictions

Quickly see which patents in your search results have been litigated in 140+ jurisdictions; see litigation history and details for each case

Close the confidence gap in patent searching

  • Unparalleled expert patent search capabilities
    Powerful tools, 300+ searchable fields and intuitive search operators make it easy for you to create, combine and manage complex patent searches.
  • Global citations grouped by invention family
    Obtain a comprehensive view of an invention’s origins and influence with global forward, backward, literature and examiner citations all gathered under the single DWPI invention family.
  • Extensive Scientific Literature from the Web of Science
    Find relevant non-patent publications from over 13,500 journals evaluated by the Web of Science editorial team.

Find full text patents from 77 jurisdictions

140 +

See patent litigation activity from over 140 jurisdictions

62 M+

Review abstracts for over 62 million invention-level families

66 M+

Explore relevant non-patent literature with over 66 million scientific publications from 13,500+ sources

161 M+

Search over 161 million enhanced patent records from 106 jurisdictions

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DWPI is a curated patent database covering 121m+ patents from 60 jurisdictions. Patents are consistently summarized, indexed and categorized by invention by a team of 900 patent editors.

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We correct, normalize and enhance patent records available in Derwent Innovation. With advanced data science, we’re able to fill in missing fields, such as assignee. We normalize inventor and assignee names. We correct common errors such as incorrect priority dates and classifications.

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