Presentation which describes with screenshots LATIPAT and INTERPAT, 2 important free public databases for iberoamerican patent searching, its main functionalities and its PROs and CONs. Feel free to share it!
Why take into account IberoamericanPatent Searches for a Technology WatchActivity?• With more than 20 countries and 385 Million People, it is an Economic Sector with strong ties (language & similar cultural background)• Strong presence of some multinational companies (TELEFONICA, REPSOL, etc)• Important to know where to search if you want to gain business intelligence in this geographical area! 2
Patent Databases hosted by the Spanish Patent and Trademark OfficeURL(English Interface):http://invenes.oepm.es/InvenesWeb/index.jsp?user=INTERNET&locale=en INTERPAT • Offers bibliographic data of Patents and Utility Models since 1929 and PCT Patent applications designated to Spain. • Original Documents since 1988 (PDF). LATIPAT • Offers bibliographic data of Patents of 18 Latin American countries since 1955, as well as original documents from 1991 and Original Documents from Mexican Patents. 3
PROs• Good (English) Search Interface• Offers search in titles not available in multinational databases (utility models + designs)• Export Documents (but: not in table format, which makes it difficult to use for patent analysis)CONs• Search with Spanish keywords only • No machine translation available (alternative: copy paste to the google 10 translator)
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