Created by patent attorneys for patent attorneys, PatentOptimizerTM helps you develop internally consistent, concise, and well-tailored patent applications; streamlines patent analysis; and helps serve as a critical quality control check when you're drafting patents. Whether you're prosecuting or litigating, PatentOptimizerTM can help you mitigate legal risk and work more efficiently.


  • PatentOptimizerTM Analytics helps you quickly key in to the granular aspects of entire patent portfolios to uncover critical data intersections, hidden trends, aggregate parts/elements nomenclature, ranked language variations and much, much more.
  • Integrated into Microsoft® Word, Internet Explorer, Adobe® Acrobat® 8.0 and Adobe® Reader® 8.0.
  • Supports patents published on the following services: TotalPatentTM,®, and
  • Leverages unique LexisNexis content, including enhanced full-text patent information, post issuance data, federal case law and administrative rulings, Matthew Bender® Attorney's Dictionary of Patent Claims, EI Compendex® Thesaurus, and a variety of other sources and forms, all presented in an accessible/digestible format at your immediate point of need.
  • Consolidate your analyses into a "one click" error report that is fully customizable.

With the PatentOptimizerTM service you can ...

  • Check, Compare & Match Claims
  • Check claim language for prior adjudications and prior art references and link to related cases and patents.
  • Spot ambiguous or missing antecedents and lack of support in drawings or descriptions.
  • Generate a navigable claim hierarchy on the fly.
  • Quickly research specific claim elements in the prior art leveraging advanced features such as semantic search, and capture/associate prior art reference data into an auto-generated claim hierarchy.
  • Detect term and phrase differentials in your claims and descriptions.
  • Automatically research specific claim elements in prior art and assimilate prior art reference data into an auto-generated claim hierarchy.
  • Quickly compare claim elements, terms, and phrases across multiple documents to detect new and deleted matter.
  • Match claim sets of multiple documents and easily identify claims that have been removed, modified or added.

Check References

  • Instantly retrieve patent citation references in your grant or application and review related bibliographic information.
  • View a comprehensive post-issuance activity report for cited patents.
  • Investigate, verify, and export information related to the citations appearing in your patent document.

Check Parts

  • Check the accuracy and consistency of your reference figures and related part numbers and labels.
  • Auto-insert part numbers into the abstract or claims for foreign filing or analysis .
  • Use shorthand notations for reciting parts while drafting.
  • Identify repeated parts for correction as necessary

Check Terms

  • Generate a list of cases referencing and interpreting key terms and phrases from your patent document.
  • Detect and report terms from user-created dictionaries.
  • Export complete custom term glossaries for insertion into applications.
  • Detect and process acronyms and abbreviations

Check Measurements

  • Detect and instantly convert common English measurements into metric.
  • Identify inaccurate user-entered conversions.


  • Insert fully formatted patent citations with a click of the button.
  • Automatically update amended claim numbering and dependencies.
  • Research terminology and locate viable synonyms and term definitions.
  • Process all of the USPTO accepted status identifiers, along with recognized variants, appearing in claim amendments

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