Online searching patents

Results up to five times faster and 60% more affordable

Fovea IP is the only provider worldwide offering all global IP data including patents on one platform

With the usual high performance, you search patents providing the same user experience as for searching all other IP data types. Access is provided through the same intuitive interface that Fovea IP already offers for trademarks, designs, domain names, and pharmaceuticals. By combining these data sources, Fovea IP is the only provider worldwide where you can search all intellectual property data on one platform, with one interface.

You can select the various modules to search, analyse and report patents efficiently and professionally up to five times faster and 60% more affordable.

Results in just 5 simple steps

  1. Select the geographical region;
  2. Create your search strategy using 40 search criteria options;
  3. Analyze your data;
  4. Sort and select the info the way you want to present it to your client;
  5. Produce your tailor-made / customized report with the text and graphics you choose.

Search modules

To generate relevant searches depending on your needs

Multicriterea search

Most IP professionals’ search needs are specific, depending on the matter at hand. The multicriteria search module is the ideal tool for that. Combine more than 40 different search criteria with Boolean operators and use wildcards to further refine searched results.

Extra services included

Watch alerts

Alerts enable easy monitoring of new or changing patents as well as any changes in status or proceeding. Reporting is done automatically by email with linkage to the relevant report.


Unique and powerful tool that allows you to analyze millions of patent records instantly. This module is a perfect complement for IP professionals to identify trends and business opportunities.


Through the citation analyser a quick insight is given in the complete citation tree of a selected patent. The ability to click through provides a unique insight in the prior art and potential invalidation risks surrounding the selected record.


Particularly when reviewing more complex search results the infographic functionality provides valuable insight and details on the result set. This feature instantly shows ownership, timelines and spread of the selected data.

Toolkit for data analysis

  • Fovea IP makes a complete and innovative toolkit available to effectively analyze data with various and intuitive filters, sorting and highlighting functions.
  • Adaptive display options allow you to see the data in a relevant way (detail, list, gallery, design, infographic, and map views).

Customized reporting

  • Search results can be easily reported using customizable reports with various possibilities to adapt the content (such as style and more) based on needs.
  • Completely customized templates can be created for Word or Excel and shared with other users

The most responsive customer support included

Fovea IP offers the most responsive customer support in North America, Asia-Pacific, and Europe.

Our client support team consists of experienced IP professionals. They are at your disposal via email ( or by telephone (+32 2 4253537) to answer any question you might have on quotations, general information, technical assistance and other queries during business hours Monday through Friday.

Online training free of charge

Fovea IP’s tools are intuitive and easy to use. We frequently organize training webinars and private training sessions free of charge.

The online platform is available in 10 different languages

  1. English (UK)
  2. English (US)
  3. French
  4. German
  5. Dutch
  6. Italian
  7. Spanish
  8. Portuguese
  9. Chinese
  10. Japanese

The most complete global data coverage

With daily updates of over 170 authorities’ bibliographic data, the patent search functionality provides access to the largest collection of patent data worldwide. Both historically as well as globally the data is the most complete in the world, offering additional access to 80 full text countries and 130 legal status countries. Each country is sourced and created within the Fovea IP group and are maintained actively. To complete the needs of every IP professional, the platform also provides instant access to the largest collection of PDF versions of original patent documents. All in one single multipage text searchable PDF.

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Online access is offered with a fixed fee for unlimited use. Fovea IP offers unbeatable prices for high-quality global IP search & watch services. Please check our price guide.

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