RWS IP Services Blog

July 2018 Crowd Researchers of the Month

Each month we like to recognize the top performing Crowd researchers for their outstanding work in the AOP Connect™ platform.  The top Researcher of the Month (ROTM) receives a $500 reward for their contributions and each of the runners-up receive $50. Congratulations go out to our top researchers for July 2018: meticulous_researcher ($500) HyperInfo IPTornado […]

AOP Connect Featured Researcher June 2018

Each month we will be sharing a Q&A with one of our researchers from the AOP Crowd. Read the below interview to find out more about what it’s like to be a researcher for the only company that crowdsources IP searches. AOP User Name Angeloluca Country Italy What is your profession? Biologist What is your […]

Register for our EP workshop in Shenzhen with AWA

RWS is pleased to announce our annual EP workshop in Shenzhen on 7 September 2018. We are partnering with IP firm AWA to bring you an interactive day on “Successfully navigating the European Patent process and what lies ahead with the Unitary Patent and Unitary Patent Court.” Join us for a half day and dinner […]

June 2018 Crowd Researchers of the Month

Each month we like to recognize the top performing Crowd researchers for their outstanding work in the AOP Connect™ platform.  The top Researcher of the Month (ROTM) receives a $500 reward for their contributions and each of the runners-up receive $50. Congratulations go out to our top researchers for June 2018: Takuno2933 ($500) Ritjack Alfiet […]

June 2018 Researchers of the Month

Each month we like to recognize the top performing Crowd researchers for their outstanding work in the AOP Connect™ platform. The top Researcher of the Month (ROTM) receives a $500 reward for their contributions and each of the runners-up receive $50. Congratulations go out to our top researchers for June 2018: Takuno2933 ($500) Ritjack Alfiet […]

NEW updates to the underlying data in PatBase Analytics V2

At the end of 2017, RWS and Minesoft launched their new Analytics platform for PatBase, the online patent database. In a recent update, we have now improved the way that the underlying data is displayed and can be used to filter an analysis by almost any data, giving PatBase users more options for analysis and […]

May 2018 Crowd Researchers of the Month

Each month we like to recognize the top performing Crowd researchers for their outstanding work in the AOP Connect™ platform.  The top Researcher of the Month (ROTM) receives a $500 reward for their contributions and each of the runners-up receive $50. Congratulations go out to our top researchers for May 2018: IPTornado (ROTM) HyperInfo takuno2933 […]

Exciting News for Article One Partners

Article One Partners (AOP) is excited to officially be joining the RWS family. Look out for more news in the coming months as the RWS IP Services Insights page will become the main outlet for AOP related (both researcher and client) news. If you haven’t checked them out yet, please bookmark, follow us at and visit: Twitter: https://twitter.com/inoviaIP LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/rws-ip-services/ […]

May 2018 Researchers of the Month

Each month we like to recognize the top performing researchers from the Crowd for their outstanding work in the AOP Connect™ platform.  The top Researcher of the Month (ROTM) receives a $500 reward for their contributions and each of the runners-up receive $50. Congratulations go out to our top researchers for May 2018: IPTornado (ROTM) HyperInfo takuno2933 […]

Q&A with Justin Simpson and Xia Zheng – Webinar Recap

Last week we held a webinar with Managing IP on the topic of China IP Trends: The Shift in Patent Filing. We were delighted to be joined by Justin Simpson, patent attorney and founder of inovia, and Xia Zheng, founder and president of AFD China. As experts in their field, they offered a great insight into […]

Webinar Recap – China IP Trends: The Shift in Patent Filing

On June 28th, RWS and Managing IP presented a webinar of the topic ‘China IP Trends: The Shift in Patent Filing’. Guest Speaker Justin Simpson of RWS (founder of inovia) reviewed filing data and trends from WIPO, comparing Chinese filing data to statistics from Japan and the US and predicted how filing statistics may look […]