Orbis Intellectual Property

Orbis Intellectual Property combines company and patent information for intellectual property research and strategy such as publication information, ownership, industry and patent classifications, oppositions, and patent value. Data on M&A deals and corporate structures is included in Orbis IP as well.

Database info

Orbis Intellectual Property links global patent data to companies and corporate groups. It contains:

  • 138 million patents linked to information on about 2.4 million companies so you can see extensive patent portfolios for a company and its corporate group
  • Ownership timeline for all transacted patents so you can see how many transactions a given patent has had
  • Trends and assessments of the commercial appeal of new technologies
  • 260,000 patent litigation cases from key jurisdictions covering extensive details including judgments, settlement, invalidations and oppositions
  • M&A information that helps you monitor patents that have been sold as intangible assets in an M&A deal, or see when a patent or patent portfolio is sold independently
  • Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) so you can identify technology standards and innovation across portfolios and corporate groups
  • Portfolio and patent valuations for all granted live patents, plus the ability to track valuation trends
  • Patent documents translated into English so you can easily search and compare global information
  • Industry codes (NAICE, NACE, SIC) and technology classifications (IPC, CPC, USPC) to help you identify spillover opportunities for acquisitions
  • New litigations dataset covering patent litigations with detailed coverage for 8 key jurisdictions (including but not limited to United States of America, Japan and China)

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