IFI CLAIMS® Patent Databases

CLAIMS Direct includes our CLAIMS Global Patent Database which includes our CLAIMS Classic data and way to view our Patent Intelligence and Technology Report.

We can provide custom data services or you can customize the CLAIMS Direct platform to integrate or manufacture other content.

CLAIMS Global Patent Database

IFI's comprehensive international patent collection. This state of the art database is normalized and curated to provide unprecedented consistency and quality. Key features include:
  • Extended WIPO ST-36 based XML formatting across all issuing authorities
  • Worldwide coverage
  • Full Text
  • Classifications: IPC/IPCR/ ECLA, ICO and national classifications
  • Legal Status
  • Patent Families
  • Patent Citations
  • Machine Translations
The IFI CLAIMS Global Patent Database is delivered through the CLAIMS Direct. With the consistently formatted data and developer friendly API, you will be able to quickly implement your patent-dependent projects and launch you solutions with the highest quality, most comprehensive data available.

IFI Patent Intelligence and Technology Report (PITR)

PITR provides instant access to patent trend analysis. PITR uses IFI's unique standardized and probable assignee names data to build comprehensive trend reports for the last 10 years. Data is available for more than 10000 top international patent filers.

CLAIMS Classic Databases

CLAIMS Classic is the US patent database most trusted by professional patent searchers. It represents the most reliable, value-added databases of U.S. patents in the world. IFI improves your patent searches with proprietary:
  • Company name standardization for assignees, plus Probable Assignees for applications
  • Expiration and legal status data
  • Chemical patent indexing (annotation) and title enhancements
Chemical patent indexing is a high value component of IFI’s information products and services. From 1955 to 2010, IFI chemists interpreted and indexed (annotated) chemical structures, polymers, reactions, and concepts in technology areas including:

  • polymers
  • pharmaceuticals
  • biotech
  • agrochemicals
  • green chemistry - electrochemistry
  • catalysts
  • inorganics (metal alloys, ceramics)

Claims Classic is available on Dialog, Questel, and STN.

CLAIMS Custom Databases

IFI's Patent Data Warehouse architecture and standardized XML-based database gives us unprecedented flexibility in extracting and delivering custom data sets. We can delivery our our standardized XML formatted data, legal status, standardized assignee and chemical indexes. If you have requirements for custom patent data, we can meet your specification in terms of data and format.

Our custom solutions will delivery high quality data in your desired format. In almost all cases, we can get data to you faster and cheaper than is possibly by you acquiring the data and writing your own parsers and ETL software.

Contact us, give us your specification, and see how quickly and affordably we can respond!