IP DataDirect – Patents

IP DataDirect – Patents

Whether you need to search for prior art, validity, patentability, or analytical purposes, IP DataDirect enables you to perform the most comprehensive patent research possible.


  • Three times more full-text patent information than is available from any other single provider.
  • 26 million full-text documents from 22 authorities.
  • 62 million bibliographic documents from 96 authorities.
  • More than 50 million fully searchable, multi-page, bookmarked, compressed PDF documents.
  • Back files are delivered on recordable media and updates via FTP, available 24/7.
  • Broader and deeper content, with value-added elements that include citations data, legal status, and family data.
  • Search 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.

Utilizing technologically advanced data fabrication processes and database management techniques, detailed patent content is compiled from information received from national patent offices around the world and reprocessed with various other proprietary patent sources.

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