Use the Patent Viewer to review patent text, figures, and drawings. To open a patent in the viewer, click a row in the patent list. Use the concept and section relevancy scores as a guide to reviewing the most pertinent documents to your search.
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Saving the patent to the Saved list
To save a patent to the Saved list, click the Save Patent button.
To unsave a patent and remove it from the Saved list, click the Unsave Patent button.
Click the Tree icon to show or hide a menu of the patent contents. Click any menu item to jump directly to the line in the patent.
Click the Figure icon to open a section displaying all the figures, images, and drawings contained in the patent. Within the Figure section, click the Popout Figures icon to open a separate window for viewing figures. You can zoom in or out, and rotate images.
You can scroll through figures, then click a figure to display it in the viewer.
Saving the patent as a PDF
To open the patent in it's original PDF format, click the PDF icon. The patent opens in a new window. From here, you scroll through the pages or download the file to your computer.
Saving and annotating content from the Patent Viewer
You can save content as a snippet directly from the viewer. Use the following steps to save a new snippet, add notes, and link the snippet to concepts and section:
From the Patent Viewer, click and drag your mouse over the text you want to save as a snippet.
When you release the mouse, a modal window opens.
Click the Concepts tab to link the snippet with a concept or section. Check or uncheck the boxes next to a concept or section to link or unlink the selected text.
Click Save to save the text as a snippet. Click Copy to clipboard to copy the text to your computer's clipboard. The content is then available to paste into other applications outside of Relativity Patents.