PatentOptimizer™ from LexisNexis Global IP Solutions


PatentOptimizer™ helps you develop consistent, concise, and well-tailored patent applications; streamlines patent analysis; and helps serve as a critical quality control check when you’re drafting patents. PatentOptimizer™ can help you mitigate legal risk and work more efficiently.


  • Analyse patents at issue in litigation to assess potential areas of weakness and form higher-value litigation strategies.

  • Create comprehensive reports that identify claim issues, drawing reference anomalies, improper term and phrase usage, etc. Generate pre-populated IDS forms and more.

  • Check, compare and match claims

    • Check claim language for prior adjudications and prior art references and link to related cases and patents.

    • Spot ambiguous or missing antecedents and lack of support in drawings or descriptions.

    • Generate a navigable claim hierarchy ad hoc.

    • Quickly research specific claim elements in the prior art leveraging advanced features such as semantic search, and capture/associate prior art reference data into an auto-generated claim hierarchy.

    • Detect term and phrase differentials in your claims and descriptions.

    • Automatically research specific claim elements in prior art and assimilate prior art reference data into an auto-generated claim hierarchy.

    • Quickly compare claim elements, terms, and phrases across multiple documents to detect new and deleted matter.

    • Match claim sets of multiple documents and easily identify claims that have been removed, modified or added.

  • Check references

    • Instantly retrieve patent citation references in your grant or application and review related bibliographic information.

    • View a comprehensive post-issuance activity report for cited patents.

    • Investigate, verify, and export information related to the citations appearing in your patent document.

    • Patent information retrieved by the check references tool can automatically pre-populate an Information Disclosure Statement. This can be done using the USPTO’s EFS-Web PDF form.

  • Check parts

    • Check the accuracy and consistency of your reference figures and related part numbers and labels.

    • Auto-insert part numbers into the abstract or claims for foreign filing or analysis .

    • Use shorthand notations for reciting parts while drafting.

    • Identify repeated parts for correction as necessary

  • Check terms

    • Generate a list of cases referencing and interpreting key terms and phrases from your patent document.

    • Detect and report terms from user-created dictionaries.

    • Export complete custom term glossaries for insertion into applications.

  • Check measurements

    • Detect and instantly convert common English measurements into metric.

    • Identify inaccurate user-entered conversions.

  • And more…

    • Insert fully formatted patent citations with a click of the button.

    • Automatically update amended claim numbering and dependencies.

    • Research terminology and locate viable synonyms and term definitions.

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  • Integrated into Microsoft® Word, Internet Explorer, Adobe® Acrobat® 8.0 and Adobe® Reader® 8.0.

  • Supports patents published on the following services: TotalPatent™,®, and

  • Leverages unique LexisNexis content, including enhanced full-text patent information, post issuance data, federal case law and administrative rulings, Matthew Bender® Attorney’s Dictionary of Patent Claims, EI Compendex® Thesaurus, and a variety of other sources and forms, all presented in an accessible format.

  • PatentOptimizer Analytics helps you quickly key in to the granular aspects of entire patent portfolios to uncover critical data intersections, hidden trends, aggregate parts/elements nomenclature, ranked language variations and much more.

  • Patent application drafting tools that help you check your claims for proper antecedent basis possible lack of support in the disclosure, terminology for court rulings, multiple claim sets for new matter, and consistency in part labelling and numbering. Insert pre-formatted citations and hyperlinks, and automatically renumber claims and references during final editing.

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PatentOptimizer™ Overview

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