PATENTSCOPE is a worldwide patent documents database, with access to the international Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications in the full-text format published in more than 30 countries from national and regional patent offices.


This is an essential tool for technology intelligence and environmental scanning developed by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in coordination with the regional and national offices. The information can be searched by keywords, applicants names or combining data from international patent classifications, among other search criteria. Furthermore, PATENTSCOPE can be combined with other functionalities for corpus construction or analysis such as:

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