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For your patent searches, you can use a variety of search criterias such as keywords, IPC, chemical compounds, numbers and many more in different languages. Find out more by:

  • watching the short tips & tricks videos
  • attending free of charge webinars
  • doing practical exercises online and/or in the 2023 booklet PDF, INID codes (bibliographic data identifiers) (check the hints PDF, INID codes (bibliographic data identifiers)  and answers PDF, INID codes (bibliographic data identifiers)) and/or in the 2022 booklet PDF, INID codes (bibliographic data identifiers) (check the answers PDF, INID codes (bibliographic data identifiers))
  • reading the User’s Guide

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Data acquisition

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External patent databases

One-click access to national patent databases

Projects and studies

Patent legal status

WIPO activities for improving worldwide availability, reliability and comparability of patent legal status data, e.g. to further develop patent legal status databases and widen the participation of countries in data sharing.

Patent analytics

WIPO reports in areas of particular interest to developing and least developed countries, such as public health, food security, climate change and environment.

LATIPAT project

The LATIPAT project brings together 19 patent offices of Latin America and the Caribbean. It is a cooperation project between WIPO, the Spanish Patent Office (OEPM) and the European Patent Office (EPO) with the aim to promote the exchange of patent information and to improve the electronic publication of patent documents, contributing therefore to the dissemination of technical knowledge in the Spanish language.

Related patent and technology information programs and services


The Access to Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) program provides free access to major scientific and technical journals for local, not-for-profit institutions in least-developed countries; and low-cost access to industrial property offices in developing countries.


Through the Access to Specialized Patent Information (ASPI) program, patent offices and academic and research institutions in developing countries can receive free or low-cost access to sophisticated tools and services for retrieving and analyzing patent data.


WIPO’s International Cooperation on the Examination of Patents (ICE) service provides expert assistance, training, and access to collections of patent documents to developing countries – all free of charge.


Our Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) program gives innovators in developing countries access to high quality technology information and related services to help them create, protect, and manage intellectual property rights.


The WIPO Digital Access Service (DAS) system enables participating IP offices to exchange priority and other similar documents securely among themselves.


The WIPO Centralized Access to Search and Examination (CASE) system enables patent offices to securely share search and examination documentation related to patent applications, facilitating a more effective and efficient international examination process.