IP7 Compass

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Standalone version, network solution or individual profile service: Choose the variant that suits you.

Standalone License

IP7 Compass Software Professional

Ideal for patent researchers and patent reporters

3.500 €

net, plus value added tax
Network License

IP7 Compass Software Network

Ideal for companies and law firms (patent attorneys, patent managers, patent department, development managers/product managers, administrators)

Individual offer

IP7 Profile Service

IP7 - Service

Ideal for law firms, patent attorneys and companies

Individual offer

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Standalone LicenseIP7 Compass Professional
Network LicenseIP7 Compass Network
Project based working
FTOs, State of the Art, etc.
-> Process patents from different viewpoints
Patent Status
Mark patents as read or not relevant
-> Keep the overview (what is new and what has already been processed)
Hierarchic folder structure
Evaluations and comments
Evaluation is linked to the project
-> Context of the evaluation is therefore always visible
Search History
executed searches are saved automatically
Open last session
continue working in the same place where you left off
Use different patent family groupings
Simplified search interface
Professional search interface
with graphical user interface (search blocks incl. search assistant) or as pure text search
Patent number search
Publication number, application number
Full text search
Truncation, regular expressions, proximity operators, etc.
Classification search
Applicant search
Use groupings, search owners, etc.
Search classes in own data
Search evaluations, folders, comments, etc.
Citation search
Forward and backward citation with different levels, indirect citation
Extensive search criteria
KD search, legal status search, inventor search, etc.
Search results
or include results in the search (with AND, OR, NOT)
Manage results
Nest searches
Suche in der Suche
Determine top terms from result
Determine top IPC/CPC classes from result
Determine top applicants (companies) from result
Determine top inventors from result
Determine top countries from result
Relevance ranking of the results
best results first or display on top
Sort result list
e.g. by applicant name, publication date etc.
Mark synonyms by color
include previously grouped terms in the full text search again
Keyboard shortcuts
View large results faster
Representative settings
set preferred documents e.g. show preferred granted DE from patent families
Use of multiple screens (tabs)
no restriction to one window, instead open tabs (like in browser)
Result list
short overview
Customize list (what and how should it be displayed)
Detail view
all information can be used interactively
(all family members, citations, full texts etc)
Customize interface (what, how and where should it be displayed)
140 million documents
Bibliographic data from over 100 offices
Full texts
from 80 countries
Machine translations
from > 50 countries (among others Asian countries, Latin America, Scandinavia, South America, ...)
Simplified legal status
INPADOC legal status codes are automatically categorized (published, granted, dead)
Automated grouping of applicant names
similar spellings of company names are grouped together
Document, application, strict and extended family
Regular updates
weekly database updates
Suitable for large quantities
for smaller quantities with all details
suitable for import to other systems (e.g. patent management software)
Analysis of top IPC classes, CPC classes, applicants, inventors, etc.
Family diagram
graphical representation of the patent family
Citation tree
graphical representation of the citations
Graphical analysis
extensive possibilities to graphically analyze millions of patents
Network / Team solution
Hierarchical folder structure (knowledge database)
Use own folder structures in the team
e.g. technology tree
Automated search profiles
get new results automatically
e.g. competitor monitoring, class monitoring, etc.
Allocation of tasks
create different tasks for different departments (who, what, how)
e.g. patents: allocation / pre-sorting, assessment, evaluation
User-specific applications
different applications for professionals, experts and R&D (depending on knowledge level and requirement profile)
Process/ Workflow
Define events that trigger the next step or task -> define own workflow (when does a patent end up in which task)
Definition of additional individual fields
define own evaluation criteria, comment fields, selection fields etc.
Family and legal status monitoring
e.g. auto. Information about granting
Create and manage users, groups, tasks, etc.
Rights: who is allowed to see or assign which folders, evaluations, etc.
Share information
Share compiled information with the team
e.g. saved search profiles, highlighting, manual applicant groups etc.