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A unique approach
We offer both traditional analyst searches and Crowd Searches, drawing on our network of 40,000 researchers to locate even the most obscure prior art.
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Access your results via our secure, collaborative platform, AOP Connect. This sophisticated portal lets you turn research data into lasting assets.
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Using IP research to shape Unitary Patent strategy
In this article, we discuss how IP research tools can help you step into the UP landscape with confidence.
RWS IP Monitor – A better way to gain intelligence
In this article we will draw upon more than 60 years of Intellectual Property research experience, to help you understand the building blocks of an effective Current Awareness program.
Maximize the value of your IP with crowdsourced searches
Discover how crowdsourcing can help you to unlock the value of your patent portfolio.
The value of a successful first-time patent search
Find out how the right search strategy can increase effectiveness and reduce risk downstream.
Crowdsourcing and Intellectual Property
From open-ended bounties to targeted IP strategy, discover the power of crowdsourcing.
An IP resource library at your fingertips
The RWS IP resource collection lets you access information on a wide range of intellectual property topics, completely free of charge.
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