Integration of software tools in patent analysis

Masiakowski P, Wang S

World Patent Inform. 2013 Jan; 35(2): 97-104

PMID: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0172219012002116

Abstract

Modern patent information analysis requires, in addition to profound domain knowledge, sophisticated and specialized computer software tools. Integration of such resources can be a challenging task.

In this paper we discuss advantages and pitfalls of combining multiple software resources in a large patent landscaping project, using a custom-configured patent software integration tool.

"the agility and flexibility of [Linguamatics I2E] NLP-based querying is remarkable. Its uses in text analysis are practically unlimited; in our project we take advantage of ontologies to categorize patent documents." - Sanofi US Global Patents Department