The Filter Bar
Use the Filter Bar to select the set of patents you are interested in.
In the Filter Bar, you can find icons for the most used filter elements, including Owner, IPC, Tag and Patent Number.
You can also drag & drop items to the search filter, e.g. from the Company Info Box
Add elements to the filter to modify your selection
The number of active patent families will change according to your filter settings
Filter elements with a dropdown arrow allow you to select other elements of the same kind directly in the search area.
There are many other filter elements available. Click here to find a full list of filter elements.
Filter by Patent Number(s)
You can filter for a single patent number
Filtering for multiple patent numbers at a time can be carried out by two different ways as described below:
Enter patent numbers separated by semicolons
Or copy and paste patent numbers into the search
Note: The same is possible for Owner, IPC and CPC filters!
Now you can work with the selected patents
You can use different Boolean operators: OR, AND, AND NOT, NOT, (…)
OR: two queries within the same filter box are connected by OR
AND: different filter boxes are automatically connected by AND
AND NOT, NOT: exclude the search results from your filter setting
Full Text Search
You can use the Full Text search option as described in the following
You can search for keywords or sentences in desired sections, e.g. Claims and Description.