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Patent Guides

(Organic) chemistry

General

Patent databases

Web based, (partially) free

  • CAMBIA’s Patent Lens
  • Delphion
  • Esp@cenet (EPO)
    • Coverage: EPO and PCT Patent applications (original language), worldwide and Japanese patent application (English abstract and title)
    • Search:Quick Advanced Number Classification
    • Display: full page images
    • Extra: user guide, free searching and display
  • Freepatentsonline
    • Coverage: US patents from number 3930271 to 7045600, US Applications from number 20010000001 to 20060107430, European Patents from number EP1200001 to EP1561423
    • Search: Quick and Expert
    • Display: Full text of US patents, free pdf downloads
  • Freshpatents.com
    • Coverage: The latest published US patent applications each week before the USPTO decision to grant/deny
    • Search: Title, Abstract, Application number
    • Display: Brief Patent Description, Full Patent Description, Patent Application Claims
    • Extra: Free keyword monitoring (registration required) and RSS-feeds
  • Google Patent Search
    • Coverage: Patents and patent applications from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
    • Search fields: Full text/title/abstract, Patent number, Title, Inventor, Assignee, U.S. Classification, International Classification, Document status, Patent type, Issue date, Filing date
    • Display: Abstract/Description/Claims, patents which reference this patent
    • Extra: ranking of patent results according to their relevance to a given search query, PDF download
  • Intellectual Property Digital Library
    • Coverage: Hague, Madrid, PCT and JOPAL (non-patent reference) data
    • Search: patent number, author(s), company, title, abstract, claims, full text.
    • Display: full page images
    • Extra: user guide, registration required, free searching and display
  • Patent Abstracts of Japan
    • Coverage: Japanese patents
    • Search:
    • Display: English summaries of Japanese patents
    • Extra:
  • SureChem Free
    • Coverage: USPTO Granted, USPTO Applications, European Granted, European Applications, WO/PCT, MedLine
    • Search: Structure, Substructure, Structural similarity, Chemical name
    • Fields: All
    • Display: Front Page, Claims, Summary, Description
    • Extra:Weekly data updates
  • SurfIP
    • Coverage: IPOS, WIPO,EPO,UKPO,USPTO, JPO-IPDL, CIPO, Taipei PI
    • Search: Simultaneous search of selected databases and internet (Altavista or Google).
    • Display: Database dependent
    • Extra: FAQ
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
    • Coverage: U.S. patents (1790- ) and patent applications (15 March 2001-)
    • Search issued patents: quick, advanced and patent number
    • Display: full text (1976- ), full page images (1790- )
    • Extra: user guide, free searching, display and downloading

Commercial

  • CLAIMS
  • Derwent World Patents Index (Derwent WPI)
  • Innovation Index 4.0 (Derwent)

    Derwent Innovations Index covers 14,3 million inventions from 41 patent-issuing authorities and dates back to 1963. It is updated weekly and the new version contains several chemistry-focused features and functionality such as chemical structure searching, Links to images of Derwent Documentation Abstracts and fragmentation code searching.

  • Marpat

    Structure-searchable database of generic and hypothetical substances found in patent claims and disclosures.

     

  • Micropatent's Patent Web
  • QPAT-US
  • SureChem Pro
    • Coverage: USPTO Granted, USPTO Applications, European Granted, European Applications, WO/PCT, MedLine
    • Search: Structure, Substructure, Structural similarity, Chemical name
    • Fields: All
    • Display: Front Page, Claims, Summary, Description
    • Extra: Next-day data updates, Data export, Secure connection, saved searches No Yes Alerts, Searchable pdfs

Classifications

Information About Patents

Translator Services

  • PatentTranslators.com
    PatentTranslators.com is specialized in the translation from Japanese, German and French into English, but also delivers services from a number of other languages, including French, Dutch, Russian, Korean and Chinese.
  • Rising Sun Communications Ltd.
    Delivers (bio)chemical translation or information from Japanese language sources.

Patent software

  • Patentwizard

    Assist businesses and inventors in drafting and filing their own "provisional" patent application with the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO).

Patent Trading

Defensive Disclosures

Resources

  • Patent information on the internet

    Patent offices of the member states, Other national offices or similar authorities, PATLIB - the network of patent information centres in Europe, Legal texts and patent classification systems, Patent databases, Patent information providers, Patent Licensing Exchanges, Mailing lists and News groups, Useful European connections, Professional representatives, Official directories of national registered patent attorneys, Law offices and similar sources, Patent software, Miscellaneous, Other lists of resources on the web

  • Internet Guides on Patents, Inventions and Technology Transfer

Articles

Patent Questions?