The search bar is available at the top of the homepage.
You can search for keywords in English only and benefit from a keyword suggestion system using the Smart Search. Even if you search in English, our patent search engine will use automatic translation and search into a wide scope of national languages.
To build a query, perform the following steps:
Step 1. Type a keyword in English in the search bar and pick up the appropriate keyword from the suggestions list:
As a result, a new line containing your keyword is displayed:
Step 2 (optional). Add synonyms or equivalences to extend your search:
- by adding automatic suggestions using the Add suggestions button:
- by entering manually additional keywords using the Add concept button:
Synonyms are linked by the OR operator. The query below means: artificial intelligence OR maching learning OR deep learning.
Step 3 (optional). Combine your keywords to narrow your search:
Repeat the same steps by typing another keyword in the search bar and selecting it from the suggestions bar to add a second line linked to the previous one with an AND operator.
Step 4 (optional). Exclude non relevant keywords to avoid noise in the search results:
Repeat the same steps by typing the keyword you want to exclude in the search bar and selecting it from the suggestions bar to add a second line linked to the previous one with an AND operator. Click the AND operator to transform it into a NOT operator.
Step 5. Click Go to run the search and display the search results.