Thomson Reuters Extends Australian Patent Coverage and Provides Window into Innovation Activity Down Under

Thomson Innovation enhances intellectual property research with the inclusion of full-text patent coverage from Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the addition of full-text patent records from the patent office of IP Australia to Thomson Innovation®, the world’s leading patent intelligence and collaboration platform.

Thomson Innovation now includes full-text Australian innovation (petty) patents and granted patents, as well as applications, allowing IP professionals to make more informed filing decisions, identify potential partners and monitor the innovation landscape “Down Under.” The editorially enhanced content in Derwent World Patents Index® (DWPISM) and its integration with Thomson Innovation offers a single platform to easily search patent records from Australia, alongside those from Japan, Korea and China (in English).

“Thomson Innovation continues to offer a best-in-class patent platform that enables IP professionals to execute research in order to make informed business decisions critical in today’s competitive market,” said Cynthia Murphy, senior vice president for the IP Solutions business of Thomson Reuters. “With the addition of Australian full-text patent records to Thomson Innovation, we continue to build and deliver on our promise to provide IP professionals with a comprehensive single source solution for all their global IP needs.”

The addition of Australian content expands Thomson Innovation’s coverage beyond the recently added English-translated patent records from Vietnam and Thailand, as well as Malaysian full-text patents.  Thomson Reuters will continue to grow patent coverage in 2013 with future additions.  

Thomson Innovation is the only patent research platform that enables users to search global patents, scientific literature, and business and news information from a single source. Coupled with Derwent World Patents Index, the industry’s most trusted collection of editorially enhanced patent records from 50 global issuing authorities, Thomson Innovation includes English-language abstracts and titles, making it easier for researchers to quickly find the information they need to make informed decisions.

For more information on Thomson Innovation visit: http://thomsoninnovation.com .