Patent Profile

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About

Profile pages collect all data relevant to a particular target and arrange it in one place to streamline navigation. Users can save profile binders with their own research and share them with others.

Navigate the complex world of patents with confidence. Use Patent Profiles to find a dashboard of information and a list of tabs with information pertaining to the patent. Explore a patent’s litigation history, and answer questions like:

  • What is the litigation history of a specific patent? What were the outcomes of those disputes?
  • What is the technology and who patented it?
  • What are the specific claims disclosed by the patent? What are the limitations and scope of those claims?
  • How does a specific patent compare to those held by competitors? What areas of innovation are covered by other patents patent, and what areas are still open for exploration?
  • How many cases about this patent have been filed per year? And in what forums?

Location

  1. From the main search page, select Patent from the Quick Profile selector at the top of the page.
  2. Begin typing a patent number and select a patent from the list.

Analytics

Overview

See important details about a patent’s litigation history, and access the patent’s filing information, inventors, Technology Center, and abstract. View the total numbers of a patent’s cases, accused infringing parties, and Construed Terms, and see trends with the page’s line graph, which illustrates a patent’s cases by year, comparing numbers of cases brought before U.S. District Courts, the ITC, and the PTAB. Browse lists of cases, post grant certificates, top courts, Patentees, and Patent Challengers for this patent, and if you want to see how past cases have gone for this patent, scroll down to access figures representing Patent Determinations and the number and amount of Remedies in cases involving the patent.

Validity & Claim Scope

The Validity & Claim Scope tab is your all-in-one solution for exploring a patent’s litigation record, potential issues, prior art challenges, and disclosed claims to gain comprehensive insights and make informed decisions. Dive into a patent’s litigation history to assess its legal standing, uncover potential issues that may affect its enforceability, explore a vast collection of prior art to evaluate its novelty, and delve into the intricacies of disclosed claims.

Cases by Year

View case filing activity by year for a selected patent. Use this tool to visualize litigation trends over time for a particular patent.

The Cases by Year tab is automatically filtered by the selected patent, but users can use the green Edit Filters button and select additional criteria to modify results.

Timeline

Access a timeline off all cases litigating the selected patent. View cases as parallel timelines with color-coded Litigation Milestones, which link to their underlying documents.

Search Results Tabs

Tabs on the sidebar without the three gold analytics bars provide search results for the selected patent. Use these to view lists of a patent’s litigation history, filter by additional information, or sort by a specific characteristic (ex. filing date, appeal status, remedy type).

Available Tabs:

  • Cases
  • Docket Entries
  • Pleadings & Orders
  • Accusations
  • Determinations
  • Remedies
  • PTAB Institutions
  • Claim Constructions
  • PTO Maintenance
  • PTO Assignments
  • PTO Application Documents

Last Updated: November 29, 2023

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