What’s New!

At PatSeer we plan to apply the same “continuous innovation” process that we have been following in Patent iNSIGHT Pro and so we would like you to be the first to know about all our latest updates made to the platform. Do keep visiting this page to see why we believe real innovation is happening on an innovation research platform.


June’17 Release Updates

The latest release gone live this month includes the following key enhancements:

PATSEER CONTENT UPDATE

  • New Full Text Authority: Portugal: Full-text of applications and grants published in Portugal starting from 2007 has been added. The full-text content is in original Portuguese language.
  • Brazil Utility Models added: Utility models filed in Brazil from 1972 – 2017 have been added
  • Taiwan Utility Models added: Utility models filed in Taiwan from 1991 – 2017 have been added
  • Russian Granted Utility Models added: Russian Granted Utility Models from 1994 – 2017 have been added
  • Canadian (French) Machine Translations added: Full text machine translations of Canadian records published in French has been added to PatSeer for the period 1978 – 2017
  • Switzerland (CH) Machine Translations added: Full text machine translations of Switzerland (CH) records published in German, French, Italian has been added to PatSeer for the period 1980 – 2017

See the updated detailed coverage here

PATSEER PRO ENHANCEMENTS

Advanced Clustering:

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  • Support for Stop words in Clustering: Reduce noise within the generated set of clusters and greatly increase the quality of the text clusters generated.
  • New Clusters Visualizations: Gain better perspective across the generated set of clusters with integrated visualizations.

Citation Analysis:

  • A new visualization that makes better use of the available space and support multi-generations has been added. Interactivity options allow you to expand or split nodes within the generate tree and thereby navigate across the citation generations.

VizMAP Enhancements:

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  • Landscape Mode Enhancement: Flexible contour grading colors now makes your maps look even better than before.
  • Grouping Nodes and Colors in a generated Map: You can now group together nodes or colors in the map to support your analysis.

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Search Enhancements:

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  • Current Search Enhancements:  View key stats against your existing queries without moving out of the current interface. This helps save time spent in switching between search and result pages and helps refine your search query faster.
  • Classification Export from Search Scripts: Now you can download class definitions for those classes which are a part of your search queries. It helps save time in summarizing the class definitions in your search reports.

Result View Enhancements:

  • Orange Book Integration – All records present in the Orange Book are now tagged and you can view the relevant orange book drug and exclusivity information within the application itself. Users in pharmaceutical companies can review orange book information within search results itself. Various analytics relating to patent and drug information coming from Orange book will also be added soon.

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  • Family Dead/Alive Status – We earlier added a record-level dead/alive status indicator in the Family table. A new Family Level Legal Status (Dead/Alive) Indicator is now introduced for both type of families – Simple Families and Extended Families. The Family Dead/Alive status helps you save time when making analyzing and reviewing results at a family level.
  • Faster Drawings Review – You can now view Large images of drawings for upto 200 records in a single result view page and thereby save a lot time in your drawings review processes.

Quick Stats Enhancements:

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  • Innovation Timeline: A new tab ‘Innovation timeline’ has been added to Quick Stats, Benefits of Innovation timeline is its ability to show how often research / filings being done by particular assignee or filings being done in particular technology.

With this graph stakeholders can proactively identify which of the competitor’s strategies in terms of filing is working well, how frequently the research is carried out within a specific technology area, where their current research is going in term of particular technology, what specific tactics they are using etc.

The release also includes many other miscellaneous improvements to the usability, exports and performance based on user feedback.

April’17 Release Updates

The latest release gone live this month includes the following key enhancements:

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Search Enhancements:

  • Search syntax validation: Reduce errors while forming the search query with new enhancements to our real-time syntax validator
  • Export Search Scripts in pdf/ word format: In addition to the existing CSV format, you can now export your search strategies in PDF and Word format

Project Enhancements: 

  • Project operation modes: Projects in PatSeer can now operate as if it contains Records or Unique Applications or Simple/Extended Families.
  • Support for importing ProQuest xml format: We have added support for importing ProQuest XML patent and non-patent literature.
  • Search within comments / text custom fields: Easily search through comments / text customPatSeer_april_17_enhancement fields using text filters.
  • Normalize project metadata across family members: A simple tool to normalize all the flags/rating/comments/custom fields information across family members.
  • View records grouped by Recency: Sorting by Added Date within a Project now shows you records grouped by their recency to the current date.

Result View Enhancements:

    • Link to search reports / examination report: Save time reviewing PCT records using a direct link to the Search/ Examination reports available on PatentScope.
    • KWIC improvements: Now you can correlate your highlighted keywords even in the KWIC view.

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  • Summary report: Summary Reports allow you to generate a quick report that has multiple viewpoints of the IP data summarized in a single view. These compressed views are great for sharing across the organization.
  • Citation analysis enhancement: Citation tree has been completely revamped with new visualization that allows for display of more data and also for easy traversal of citation generations.

The release also includes many other miscellaneous improvements to the usability, exports and performance based on user feedback.

March’17 Release Updates

New Improvements that have gone live this month are:

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  • Ignore a Search Result: Capability to Ignore Record/Family from search results so that they do not get included in your further actions and analysis
  • NPL Search: New NPL sources (Clinical Trials, CrossRefs) are being added in our existing NPL search form
  • New Chart type – Circles: The topics chart that you see, can now be generated for your own categories and any other multi-dimensional chart using the new chart type – Circles
  • Search Results term highlighting: Enhanced support for proximity and underscore operator
  • Shortcut Improvements: Many usability enhancements to keyboard shortcuts
  • Projects:
    • Full-text Annotations Export: All full-text annotations (Both Text highlighting and the comments/tags on the highlights) can now be exported in Word, Excel and PDF formats
    • Custom Fields: User can now upload multiple files to an attachment custom field
    • Auto-Update Records in Project: You can now auto-update all Published Applications present in a project to their Published Grants with a single-click. (All custom field and other meta-data is migrated to the Grant.)

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  • VizMAP: Enhancements to Contour maps and many other usability and performance improvement

The release also includes many other miscellaneous improvements to the usability, exports and performance based on user feedback.

February’17 Content Update

Full-text translations of Belgium and Russian collections added, Expanded Taiwan and Canada full-text coverage:

  • Belgium– We have added translations to English to BE records with description and claims
  • Canada – We have added description to CA applications and granted patents
  • Russia – RU applications now have a description in Russian as well as English machine translations. We also added description and claims to RU utility models published from 1994 to September 2015
  • Taiwan – We have expanded the full-text coverage to begin from 1993 for Patents and 2003 for Applications

See the updated detailed coverage here

January’17 Release Updates

New Improvements that have gone live this month are:

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Co-occurrence Matrix Enhancements:

  • We have added support for generating category vs category and other similar type of matrices with clusters, custom fields and few other fields
  • Support for sub level categories: You can now analyze any sublevel of your hierarchical category set with another Category level or any other field

Data Cleanup Enhancements:

  • Smart Fuzzy Matching– A faster and better fuzzy match algorithm helps you create precise groups and brings huge time savings to the cleanup process.
  • Merge Assignee Name – A simple tool to merge Assignee names for those who want complete control on the cleanup process
  • In addition to performing cleanup for assignee and inventor, you can now do cleanup for attorney and current assignee
  • Miscellaneous improvements and corrections to Thesaurus matching and application to a Project

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  • Landscape Mode has been added to VizMAP allowing you to generated Technology landscape by Topics and Themes. The Landscape appears as a 2D contour map. Many interactive options are being added to the generated map.

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Project Enhancements: 

  • Group projects under different Catalogues: Introducing “Catalogues” which are logical folders for holding related projects. Just like files and directories in a computer, you can have multiple projects in one Catalogue.
  • Copy/Merge metadata while Deduplication of records – You can now copy or even merge all project metadata such as Categories, Custom Fields. Rating etc when Deduplicating records. This helps ensure that the metadata is transferred to the record you have selected.
  • File Import – Added Support for Additional Database sources and formats

Search Forms: Added more searchable fields to the Quick Search and Field Search forms

Faster Drawings: We have reprocessed patent drawings to make them load even faster than before

Link to US maintenance data: A direct link to view detailed patent maintenance fees for US records has been added.

Export Enhancements:You can provide a custom file name for your exports. This helps in identifying the content when you made many exports around the same time.

The release also includes many other miscellaneous improvements to the usability, exports and performance based on user feedback.

November’16 Release Updates

New Improvements that have gone live this month are:

Result View Enhancements:

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  • View full text of records within search results: If you are working with a single monitor or laptop, it’s now easy to view full details of a record in side by side view.

Quick Stats:

  • Tech domain chart: Generate charts for Technology Domains and Sub Domains as defined by WIPO.
  • Priority indicator in legal status timeline: The legal status timeline now also indicates the time from when each family member claims priority from.

Project Enhancements:

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  • Apply thesaurus to all records in project: You can now apply created thesaurus to all the records in a project. This is useful if you already have predefined set of rules and would like to imply those in your analysis. The clean name from the thesaurus can be used across all the analysis and filter options.
  • Image Annotation: Highlight and comment on any image of record: In addition to highlighting and commenting on any full-text portion of the record, you can now annotate an image.

Search Enhancements:

  • New field code ‘ALLCT’: The new field code ‘ALLCT’ is useful when you want to search for all backward and forward citations of the input numbers. You can enter a publication number with or without kind code and the results displayed are the cited/ citing records of those numbers

September’16 Release Updates

New Improvements that have gone live this month are:

Search Enhancements:

  • Non-Latin Search Form: A new simplified search form for searching across various non-latin languages has been added. The languages covered are Japanese, Chinese, Korean or Thai.
  • Lookup Chemical Registry Numbers : You can now lookup by chemical registry numbers to find their compound, drug names and other synonyms for including in your search strategies.

Project Enhancements:

  • Record Annotation : Project collaboration receives a major update to record reviewing. You can now highlight text portions and comment within full-text of records in your project and share your annotations with others.

Result View Enhancements:

  • View Results grouped by Families : If you do not want to deduplicate results to one per family and instead want to view multiple members of the same family together, a new grouped view allows you group your search results by Simple families and Extended families. The records from the same family are arranged in a group and are represented by the same color shade.
  • Support for Vertical Side by Side View : If you are working on vertical-oriental monitor or devices, it’s now easy to view details of a record at bottom of your screen.
  • Open different record full-text portions : Now you can open different text portions of records in a separate window. All opened windows will remain synchronized when you move to the next record thereby allowing you to review records faster.

 

July’16 Release Updates

New Improvements that have gone live this month are:

PatSeer Content Update:

  • US patent litigation filings: PatSeer now integrated US Patent litigation data for more than 55K cases starting from 1990. You can now see which patents that have appeared in a lawsuit via a litigation indicator in your search results. Clicking on it gives you further details about the associated Patent Case. You can also sort your results to view all the litigated records first in your result set.

Search Enhancements:

  • Stack Multiple Search Queries: Remove redundancies, simplify complex query formation and get the flexibility that you always wanted with your search query formation / stacking.
    • Simplify: Consolidate multiple queries into one makes it easier to interpret and execute large search strategy. Easy numeric references can be used for existing queries in your stack.
    • Integrates well with Search Scripting: Stacked queries integrated perfectly with the existing search scripting feature to give you the best of both worlds.
  • Non Patent Literature Search: PatSeer users now have access to prominent science and engineering databases via a single integrated search interface. You can now search across journals, scientific literature, and conference proceedings. NPL Sources include PubMed, IEEE, DOAJ, Springer, Agricola, Agris, and ScienceDirect. More sources are being added. (Some publishers require approval from the provider and so will be enabled on a account level only)

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  • Thesaurus: Get precise insights by creating and applying thesaurus to your charts and graphs. You can create and upload your own thesaurus for Assignee/ Inventor/ Attorney/ Keywords and further apply them to group results in filters, charts and graphs.
  • Keyword-in-Context (KWIC) for family members: Now in addition to viewing KWIC for individual records, you can also see small snippets of text from the full text of other matching family members of the record. Data for both Simple and INPADOC family members can be seen.
  • Set a Preferred Language for Results: You can set a preferred language that is to be given a priority over English for any record that has content available in that language. So for example, using this option you can prefer German content for DE/DD records in your results.

Quick Stats:

  • Charts Dashboard: Sometimes it takes more than one chart in a single view to tell the story. We have compiled the most popular charts required by users and included them in a single view. Further, you can use any portion of a chart as a filter for the rest of the charts. Drill into any one chart and the rest of the charts will show analysis of the filtered portion.

Project Enhancements:

  • Clone Projects: Replicate a Project and all its category/custom field settings with a single click using the clone option.
  • Filter by Project Addition Date: Filter records by the date they were added to your project

The release also includes many other miscellaneous improvements to the usability, exports and performance based on user feedback.

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