LexisNexis Joins Forces with Univentio
Patent Data and Search Platform
Extending the LexisNexis® Portfolio of IP products and services
to include the world's most complete collection of patent data
LexisNexis has joined forces with Univentio, a foremost provider of global patent information, to meet the growing need for timely and comprehensive patent information and tools. LexisNexis will offer Univentio data, the most comprehensive collection of patent data in the world, through a powerful innovative patent search platform specifically designed for the needs of intellectual property (IP) professionals as well as through lexis.com®.
This reinforces an ongoing commitment by LexisNexis to provide legal and business professionals with authoritative and comprehensive intellectual property (IP) research information, productivity tools and services.
"With global patent filing, patent infringement, and patent licensing activities at all time highs, there is a rapidly growing demand among our customers in law firms and corporations for timely, accurate, and comprehensive global patent information," said Kurt Sanford, president and chief executive officer of Corporate and Federal Markets at LexisNexis. "IP professionals can count on LexisNexis to help them protect invaluable assets by providing them with the broadest patent coverage in the world and fast, exact and relevant answers."
Univentio, based in the Netherlands, is a leading licensor of patent data, offering over 100 patent authorities in bibliographic form, 20 authorities in full text, and 20 authorities with machine translations that allow English language searching across the entire full text database. Recently, Univentio launched PatentWarehouse, a powerful new online product that gives customers direct access to its data repository.
"Univentio has always focused on building the highest quality patent data in the industry," said Willem-Geert Lagemaat, chief executive officer of Univentio. "Working with LexisNexis will allow us to extend our reach internationally, and to intensify our efforts in both the corporate and legal markets. LexisNexis brings enhanced capabilities and content that will allow us to realize our vision for serving the IP professional."