Intellectual Property

Protect your Intellectual Property Worldwide

RWS is the world’s leading expert in intellectual property (IP) services, legal translations, foreign filing, patent search and database services.

Intellectual Property Translations

We cover 130+ countries and translate into all languages relevant to patent prosecution.

Foreign Patent Filing Brochure

Learn more about how we use our global in-house team, extensive agent network and inovia to power your foreign patent filing.

Patent Search Brochure: Technology-powered Search Solutions

In our Patent Search brochure, we discuss our suite of search and watch services in detail.

European Validation Filing Guide

RWS provides educational content on the international patenting process. If you are looking for information about European Validation, you’ve come to the right place.

PCT National Phase Entry Guide

RWS provides educational content on the international patenting process. If you are looking for information about PCT National Phase Entry, you’ve come to the right place.

Direct (Paris Convention) Filing Guide: Basics for Each Country

RWS provides educational content on the international patenting process. If you are looking for information about Direct Filing, you’ve come to the right place.

Evidence of Use eBook: a Crowdsourced Solution to Monetization

Evidence of Use (EoU) can help you get the most out of your intellectual property – whether it’s monetizing your portfolio, licensing your patents or simply enforcement.

The 2017 Global Patent & IP Trends Indicator

The go-to resource for identifying the trends having the greatest impact on the foreign filing strategies of patentees.