LexisNexis® IP DataDirect—Patents

Intellectual Property

Support and enhance your IP intelligence with customized patent data from the largest online collection of enhanced first-level

Support and enhance your IP intelligence with customized patent data from the largest online collection of enhanced first-level patent data available anywhere.


  • Improve the quality of your research and stay fully informed by supplying your content management system with the world's largest collection of searchable full-text and bibliographic information–with images, citations, legal status, and patent family collections all in one place.
  • Get more done, more efficiently, and with lower operational costs because you no longer have to compile, convert, and upload multiple formats from multiple sources into a single, internally accessible format.
  • Stay current with up-to-date information by accessing the latest patent data available from major patent authorities.


  • Three times more full-text patent information than is available from any other single provider.
  • Over 40 million full-text documents from 40 authorities.
  • More than 83 million bibliographic documents from 100 authorities.
  • More than 55 million fully searchable, multi-page, bookmarked, compressed PDF documents.
  • Back files are delivered on recordable media and updates via FTP, available 24/7.
  • Value-added elements that include citations data, legal status, and family data.
  • Available in the language of original publication, as well as Machine-Assisted Translation into English.
  • Consistent data formats, independent of issuing authority, in XML ST. 36, the World Intellectual Property Organization standard for patent data.


How do I contact Customer Support?
Contact LexisNexis Customer Support to be directed to a member of the dedicated team of specialists for IP DataDirect—Patents.

Customer Support Contact Information:
Call LexisNexis Customer Support at 1-800-543-6862
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What is IP DataDirect—Patents?
IP DataDirect-Patents is a patent data resource that offers customizable bulk patent data streams in standard format for use in proprietary, in-house data systems.

How does it work?
You will be provided back files on recordable media and an FTP location to download updates to your system.

How is IP DataDirect—Patents different from its competitors?
We offer more relevant patent content, including full-text from more authorities, than any other single provider.

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