RWS Patent Information

Patent Information

We serve clients from across the globe with our in-house search teams and worldwide offices, providing powerful solutions to assist strategic decision-making across the entire IP lifecycle.

Every searcher has at least a first engineering or science degree with many holding postgraduate qualifications. The centralized nature of our team fosters close cooperation and improves overall quality of search outcomes.

With stringent search protocols certified to ISO 9001 and resources including PatBase, our own world leading patent database, we are the preferred search partner of industry, law firms, licensing organizations and technology transfer offices.

Why is a Patent Search important to my portfolio?

With our comprehensive search services, you will gain valuable insight into the market that your patent will exist in and how viable it will become. Armed with this knowledge, you can make more informed decisions to protect your IP.

Why Choose RWS Patent Information?

Our qualified subject-specialist searchers and local RWS representatives are on hand throughout the process. Our entire team is technically qualified.

Search Services

Our searches are designed to best fit your objectives and budget, while offering the most accurate and comprehensive coverage.


RWS has a team dedicated to obtaining legal status information, file wrappers, copies of technical papers, articles and patents, to ensure you have all the records you need.


PatBase is a global platform and is the only commercial database designed by professional searchers, for professional searchers.

Article One Partners

By leveraging our growing crowd of over 42,000 researchers, Article One Partners (AOP) has revolutionized the quality and transparency of intellectual property (IP)-related research.

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