Highest quality patent and design searchesRWS inovia’s Information Division was founded in 1958 and offers a wide range of high quality IP searches with powerful solutions to assist strategic decision making across the patent lifecycle.
Quality & ExperienceOur in-house search team boast 200+ years aggregate experience with a comprehensive network of in-country associates to serve clients across the globe. Our Search team will help you make strategic calls with confidence. Our offices are worldwide, with headquarters in the United Kingdom and a fast growing Chinese search group.
Why use RWS inovia for patent searches?RWS inovia offers search and IP information services for gathering and analyzing patent, design and non-patent literature. Our team of in-house search experts cover all technologies and every member has at least a first engineering or science degree.
Confidentiality & TransparencyWe adhere to stringent search protocols which meet ISO 9001 quality certification standards and are happy to work with you to develop the best possible search strategy for your needs.
Integration with PatBaseDeveloped in conjunction with Minesoft, this robust international patent database has over 30,000 users and covers over 47 million patent families, with historical information dating back to the early 1900s.
Patent search overviewWe offer a complete suite of search and watch services to match your needs. Most of our searches are complete within the 5-20 day range, depending on the type of search and the scope. We are happy to work with you with urgent requests.
The highest quality patent, non-patent and design search assignments, by subject matter, applicant/inventor name or a combination of both.
Alerts and monitoring services which report on competitor activity, technology developments or the progress/status of a specific patent.
This department obtains legal status information, filewrappers, copies of technical papers, articles and patents.
RWS inovia offers a wealth of resources in foreign patent filing.
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Foreign filing resources
We are the industry leader in foreign patent filing. Download e-books, industry surveys, webinars & more. RWS inovia provides educational content on the international patenting process.
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