This refers to the person or the entity who holds the final (or currently assigned) rights to a patent. The patent applicant is the Current Assignee for published patents. Information for this field is based on the most recent records from the USPTO’s Patent Assignment Database.
The Life Status field indicates whether the patent rights are currently valid or not. The information for this field is based on the INPADOC Legal Status data.
The Final Status field refers to the current patent right details. This field provides more detailed legal information compared to Life Status.
Any transfer of patents from original patent holder to current assignee is shown here. Allows patent trackging by users to alert any patent tracking patterns by competitors and analyze market shift or movements based on the patent transfers.
Timeline of patent transfer activities of NPE or competitors can be revealed by searching patents with a given time period using Last Assignment Date field.
ICH field can produce search results that include International Patent Classification’s (IPC) sub- categories. For example, When a search is performed with IPC G10L-015/00, all the sub-categories under G10L-015/ are included in the search results.
UCH field can produce search results which includes the U.S. Patent Classification’s (UPC) sub- categories. When a search is performed with 427/331, all the sub-categories under 427/331 are included in the search results.
Patents can be searched by users based Patent Evaluation Scores.
Patents can be searched by users based Inventor Evaluation Scores.