File Histories

The world’s premier provider of patent and trademark file histories


  • Drive innovation
  • Protect intellectual assets
  • Largest in-house inventory

Intended for

  • Information Professional
  • Paralegal
  • Patent Lawyer


Thomson Reuters File Histories has been a trusted file history provider for more than 30 years, never losing sight of the changing needs of our customers. Always looking ahead, we have led the way in providing full-service solutions that improve your workflows, save you time and money, and enable complete, intuitive searching of all content within the most accurate file histories available.

To find out more, visit us on the Thomson File Histories website.


  • Largest file history inventory—more than 220,000
  • Fastest response—Get instant access to inventoried files
  • Searchable, accurate, bookmarked files
  • Complete look at INPADOC details


  • Expert support—Our team of knowledgeable professionals advocate for you at the USPTO to ensure you get the information you need
  • Find important information quickly with file histories intelligently organized by our experts
  • Exceptional customer support, with offices located within steps of the USPTO, enabling access to files not yet inventoried
  • Uncover references and concessions made during the patent examination process
  • Prosecute patents and trademarks with authority

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