Patently is designed for patent practitioners, with a focus on intuitive use and clarity of the information presented. Strategic patent projects have been revolutionized...

The home of the Genetic® family

Patent families can be complex. Two well-known types, the Simple family and the Extended family, each have their own drawbacks. Neither is optimised for review purposes.

Patently’s Genetic® families are built not just by priority relationships but also by linkage of subject-matter, making your reviews far more efficient. 

To assist with the exploration of complex and highly valuable family links, Genetic® families are interconnected and presented as a Hyperfamily® grouping.

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Visuals and Analytics

Patently’s visuals and analytics make the most complex and valuable patent sets simple to understand.

The C-Tree® instantly represents every patent family with an interactive tree visual. The Timelines visual shows the main events (pendency start, grant, and end of life) for each family member.

Patent analytics are available at both the family level and the case level, highlighting key differences between these analyses.

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Standard Essential Patents (SEPs)

Patently’s SEP information is highly collated and litigation tested, having been approved in court judgements for FRAND rate analysis.

Users can:

  • accurately identify holders of SEP families
  • carry out analyses and counts of “real” SEP families
  • use custom filters to show difficult-to-find insights into SEP portfolios 

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All-in-one review

Use the Workpad™ to add your comments and ratings to whole families together or to individual cases.  

Review status, ownership, full text, drawings and claims, whilst you add comments and ratings.  Then when you complete your review, all information is available in situ.

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Team messaging

We have made it easy for teams to work together on strategic patent projects.

Use Patently Messenger™, our secure messaging module, to discuss projects privately without using email.

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Patently® - Intuitive Patent Intelligence

A considerable facet of the case which we presented to the Court in Unwired Planet involved the parsing of the ETSI database into something which more accurately represented the true value of what had been declared by multiple entities as essential. This necessitated organising over 100,000 declared patents into just under 6,000 families and then further rationalising these into various categories so as to come up with a measure of “true value”. This analysis was broadly accepted by the Court as a reasonable attempt to rationalise the database and was preferred over the work carried out by our opponents.

The success which Unwired Planet achieved in that case, success which has been recognised in the IP Community throughout the world, is due in no small part to the work, skill and dedication of the Patently team.

Partner, UK IP Law firm

I discovered a crucial patent using Patently’s search process that I could not find in other databases. As a direct result we saved a fortune in R&D costs

IP Manager, UK Engineering Company