Competitor patent monitoring
Track competitor patent activity and monitor intellectual property developments around specific technologies. Monitoring can be limited to your areas of interest to ensure you only receive relevant results. If you need to track specific patent status changes, our analysts will alert you to any developments of interest.
Technology innovation monitoring
Our analyst team will work with you to define a strategy that locates relevant publications in your field of interest. Our innovation and invention monitoring service is fully flexible, enabling you to track new technologies by patent classes or keywords. It also includes the option to perform AI concept searches.
Inventor activity monitoring
Are there particular inventors of interest in your technology space? Track all activity by a single inventor or group of innovators.
Our design search pinpoints critical elements of interest. The service enables you to track design patents, as well as non-patent literature for features matching your parameters. Trust our team of expert analysts to keep you up to date with new developments at the earliest stage.
Quality intelligence made easy with IP Monitoring
Supported by industry-leading technology
We monitor patent developments using PatBase, the leading global patent search platform co-created by RWS. It is the only commercial patent database designed by professional searchers, for professional searchers, and provides reliable data sourcing and official status feeds.
Interactive review and history in AOP Connect
Our IP monitoring service connects with our flexible, secure online reviewing platform - AOP Connect. AOP Connect includes powerful reviewing tools to evaluate, share and categorize results. You can add your team members to facilitate collaboration in reviewing new data as it comes in. What’s more, the corpus of results built up over time is fully searchable and downloadable, whilst facilitating trend analysis on the historical data.
Leverage IP analysts to save time
Some technologies or topics may contain noisy results. Our highly experienced IP Analysts can provide support with tasks such as filtering, categorization and highlighting key passages, letting you review your results more quickly.
RWS: Experts you can Trust
- The RWS IP Research team has been providing intellectual property monitoring services for over sixty years.
- We are co-creators of PatBase, with a deep understanding of effective patent search strategies.
- We provide budget-friendly monitoring solutions tailored to your precise requirements.
Download our free eBook: IP Monitoring - A better way to gain intelligence
Regularly monitoring the Intellectual Property landscape for new publications, competitor activities and technological developments can give businesses a competitive edge. In this guide, we help you understand the building blocks of an effective Current Awareness program, exploring the fundamental aspects of patent monitoring and its value in both legal and business contexts.