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WIPO LAUNCHES NEW SEARCH FACILITY FOR PATENTSCOPE

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)  launched on April 20th, a new search functionality for its global patent database, PATENTSCOPE, to facilitate the location and retrieval of information contained in published patent documents that may be useful for innovators developing new technologies to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

The WIPO COVID-19 search facility of PATENTSCOPE will provide scientists, engineers, public health policymakers, industry actors and members of the general public with an easily accessible source of intelligence for improving the detection, prevention, and treatment of diseases such as the novel coronavirus. It will allow allow users to search, retrieve and analyze valuable sources of specifically selected technologies in 10 languages.

 

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