PatBase analytics dashboard

Search with speed and ease

PatBase, a truly global platform, is the only commercial database designed by professional searchers for professional searchers. Its key features and benefits include:

  • Extensive legal history data updated weekly
  • Intuitive, user-friendly interface in English, Japanese and Chinese
  • Supports Evidence of Use, Freedom to Operate, Novelty, Patent Watch and more
  • Searchable, on-demand, high-quality machine translation in 27 language pairs
  • Organized into over 60 million patent families, saving time and reducing duplication
  • Ability to browse full-text search results and view the research results map to see where in the full text the hits occur
  • Storage of backward and forward citations with a rich citations viewer to analyse the data
  • Weekly or monthly notifications about new publications that match predefined search criteria
PatBase Search History

PatBase by the numbers

  • 50,000 subscribers
  • 60 million+ patent families
  • 133 million+ publications
  • 105 publishing bodies
  • 67+ full-text collections
  • 78 million+ Latin and non-Latin full texts
  • 86 million+ representative images
  • 77 million+ complete sets of drawings
  • Historical data dating back to the early 1900s

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We are RWS

We are the world leader in intellectual property (IP) services.

With rigorous search protocols certified to ISO 9001 and industry-leading, innovative technology, we are the preferred IP services partner for companies, law firms, licensing organizations and tech transfer offices worldwide. We also offer high-quality legal translation, foreign patent filing, research and database services.

We have helped more than 10,000 clients protect and enforce their IP rights around the world and can do the same for you. Contact us for customized search proposals and details of other RWS search and information services.

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