LexisNexis(R) IP Solutions

When you are in the business of making or breaking patents, LexisNexis® IP Solutions can help you:

  • Perform the most thorough prior-art research
  • Meticulously, yet quickly analyze a patent application for internal consistency
  • Thoroughly analyze a patent to identify possible opportunities for challenge or litigation actions
  • Quickly review and analyze across an entire patent portfolio

Click on the tabs below for information on patent quality, the development and importance of full-text patent databases, and new ways to challenge patents under the America Invents Act.

Or visit our product pages to read about specific features of each of our patent solutions.

TotalPatent®—search the largest online collection of enhanced first-level patent data available

PatentOptimizer—a revolutionary approach to creating patents or analyzing existing patents


The patent office looks at the relative ability of a granted patent to consistently meet the requirements for patentability. Patent quality generally falls into three categories: the underlying innovation; the writing of the patent document; and meeting the legal requirements including novelty (§102), non-obviousness (§103) and written description (§112).

Patent Quality & The America Invents Act—Part 1
Patent Quality: A variety of Perspectives

Patent Quality: A variety of Perspectives

If you enjoyed Part 1, you might like to view other videos in the Patent Quality & The America Invents Act series:

Patent Quality & America Invents Act—Part 2: Why Patent Quality Matters

Patent Quality & America Invents Act—Part 3: Achieving Patent Quality with PatentOptimizer

Patent Quality & America Invents Act—Part 4: The Importance of Thorough Prior Art Research with TotalPatent®

Patent Quality & America Invents Act—Part 5: Deep Analysis of Patents and Portfolios with PatentOptimizer