Patent data is collected and provided by IFI Claims, a Digital Science company. The data from IFI Claims aggregates information from various sources, including:

  • Bibliographic data from DocDB, the European Patent Office's (EPO) master documentation database covering data from over 100 countries.
  • Legal status from INPADOC, an event database produced by the EPO and covering over 50 international patent authorities.
  • Bibliographic and full text data from national patent offices as described in this table. You can filter by patent office / country via the "Jurisdiction" filter on the left-hand side when looking at patents in Dimensions (subscription required).
  • The top 10 jurisdictions by number of patents in Dimensions are: China, Japan, United States, Germany, EPO, South Korea, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), United Kingdom, France, Australia.