LexisNexis® TotalPatent

TotalPatent™ research database by LexisNexis, provides access to all published patent documents from 100 authorities.

The TotalPatent™ research tool is one of the LexisNexis IP solutions that helps you protect, develop, and maintain patent assets. The patent database offers multiple features and functionalities to make your intellectual property research more efficient and timely.

  • Full text of patent documents from 30 authorities
  • Extensive search features, including semantic searching
  • “Visualize & Compare” tool to analyze 2 or 3 result sets
Full-text Published Patents

Use TotalPatent™, the international patent research database by LexisNexis, to find published patent documents from 100 countries. Full-text coverage is currently available for 30 countries.

Updates and Alerts

Be confident that the database is continuously updated with searchable full-text and bibliographic images, citations, legal status, and patent family collections. TotalPatent includes alerting tools that monitor developments by industry, competitor, and current portfolio.

Customize Your Search Strategy

Explore the new Semantic Search feature, which identifies multiple concepts related to the terms in your search query. Search in the original language of publication or in machine-translated English.

Visualize and Compare Your Results

Utilize more than 50 million compressed, bookmarked, searchable multi-page PDFs. Structure your work folders—save, organize, annotate and share personalized lists of patents.  Compare up to three result sets in a Venn diagram.

Search efficiently

Perform a single search query in all patent collections globally. View your TotalPatent™ search results by family, with the option of removing duplicates.

Monitor the industry

Stay informed on new technology and competitors' activities in patent applications, pending patents and prior art via TotalPatent™’s monitoring function.

Create graphics

Utilize inbuilt analytics tools to create graphical maps and bar charts online. Then, conduct offline analysis of results with your 3D graphs and charts.

Personlize your research

Export patent data into Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheets, Microsoft® Word®, CSV, and other leading formats including Biz Int. Customize user preferences, including multiple layout options for viewing results.

How do I contact Customer Support?

The LexisNexis® TotalPatent™ service comes with a valuable extra: 24/7 customer support! Our team of professionals is standing by to help you install the software, conduct your session, or download information in a format you can readily use.

Customer support contact options:
  • Call LexisNexis Customer Support at 1-800-543-6862.
Whom do I contact if I need training on how to use the LexisNexis®TotalPatent™ service?

To request training, please contact LexisNexis® TotalPatent™ sales and subscriptions at 1-800-437-8674, ext. 3427.

Do I need to download software to use the LexisNexis® TotalPatent™

Yes, software needs to be downloaded and then activated with an ID and password. The software can be downloaded at the following URL: http://support.lexisnexis.com/ lndownload/record.asp?ArticleID=lexisnexis_patentoptimizer

Can individuals download the software or does a firm’s IS department need to do this?

It depends upon whether your firm restricts users from downloading software on their own. Check with your IS department.

Are a user’s LexisNexis® TotalPatent™ ID and password the same as their lexis.com® ID & password?

Yes. However, this is only activated if your firm is a subscriber to the LexisNexis® TotalPatent™ service.

How often is the case law in the service updated? What is the coverage?

The case law coverage is updated quarterly. The coverage extends back to the creation of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in 1982.

Are there any charges beyond the subscription charge for the service?

Yes, additional charges can be incurred if you retrieve litigation dockets from the CourtLink® service or order Reedfax® file histories.

How is the patent analysis generated?

The service employs a number of sophisticated algorithms created specifically for LexisNexis® TotalPatent™ that have been extensively tested.

What word processing programs and Web browsers does the service support?

The service currently supports Microsoft® Word and Microsoft® Internet Explorer.

Patent Applications

Learn how to take full advantage of the many features and benefits of LexisNexis® TotalPatent™. Whether you’re prosecuting or litigating, LexisNexis® TotalPatent™ can help you mitigate legal risk and work more efficiently.

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