Keyword searches

Run keyword searches against the patents in the List view. Searches return yes/no results, which you can use to prioritize patents for further review.

To run a keyword search:

  1. Select Add Keyword Search from the drop-down menu in the Search panel.
  2. Add Keyword Search

    The Add Keyword Search window opens.
    Enter Keyword Search Fields

  3. Enter a Name.
    This value becomes the name of the yes/no column displaying the search results.
  4. Enter Keyword Search terms or phrases.
  5. Note: For a reference guide of Patents search syntax, see Search operators.

  6. Click Save.
  7. A new column appears in the List view, to the right of the concept and section columns. The column heading is the name assigned to the keyword search.

    Keyword Search Result Column