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Make Informed Investment Decisions Using Powerful Innovation Insights

Get predictive insights and better understand competitive environments with patent data.

Strengthen your due diligence

In a technology-dominated economy, intellectual property assets have become a significant driver for business growth, requiring investors to fully understand the IP of their target companies. The future-oriented, predictive power of patents provides a unique window into innovation and for investors, the potential for payback. 

Improve your investment strategies

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Assess risks & opportunities

Perceive internal and external risks and opportunities that technology-driven companies are likely to face.

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Never miss important technology trends ‒ identify disruptive innovations and new players early on.

Performance Checks to Provide Better Patent Services

Understand companies & technologies

Gain profound insights into technology landscapes or corporate strategies. Identify potentially impactful start-ups.

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Get unique insights from patent data

Patent data is publicly available and sheds light on the R&D strategies of companies, irrespective of their secretiveness, sizes or publication requirements. It enables you to identify the technologies and market segments companies are focusing on and gain a better understanding of competitive technology environments.

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Datasets for Investors

Get unparalleled predictive insights using investor datasets powered by LexisNexis® PatentSight®. Datasets include all standard patent measures, our unique innovation KPIs and longitudinal datasets with point-in-time history. All publicly listed companies are mapped to financial identifiers to enable a direct inclusion into any data feed. 


LexisNexis® PatentSight®

Get the full suite of IP analytics and intelligence offered by LexisNexis® PatentSight®, built on the foundation of ground-breaking validated research and brought together in the patent value indicator, the Patent Asset Index. Superior datasets unveil valuable patent insights, enabling you to fully understand the intellectual property of your targets.

IP insights to support any investment stage

PatentSight® has analyses that support the pre- and post-investment stages. Our investor datasets include all standard patent measures, unique innovation KPIs, and longitudinal datasets with point-in-time history. All publicly listed companies are mapped to financial identifiers to enable a direct inclusion into any data feed.

Portfolio analysis

Ownership Check: Patent identification; assignee validation; company assignment

Legal Status Check: Validity and remaining lifetime of patent portfolio

Portfolio Quality Check: Strengths & weaknesses of patent portfolio

Competitor analysis

Peer Group Identification: Identification of peer group from a technology point of view

Peer Group Benchmark: Benchmark of innovative strength of peer group

Competition Analysis: Positioning of a target company in the competitive environment

Portfolio Optimization

Value Distribution: Identification of relevant and non-relevant patents

Cost Calculator: Calculation of patent maintenance costs and saving potential

Portfolio Strategy Optimization: How to exploit cost savings and better protect IP assets

Risk assessment

Ownership Risks: Does the company fully own patent rights?

Litigation Risks: Is the company building on its own patents or competitor IP?

Portfolio Risks: Portfolio-related risks, such as portfolio durability

Technology field analysis

Tech Field Conception: Building of tech field and identification of relevant patent portfolios

Company Identification: Identification of companies active in the tech field

Company Benchmark: Comprehensive benchmark of companies active in the tech field

Analyses for sales prospectus

Prospectus Support: Analyses to market a company’s R&D excellence and innovative strength

Synergy Effects Analysis: Identification of potential buyers with high IP synergy effects

Want to better understand China’s increasing dominance across the Engineering industry?

Download our Engineering intellectual property report, where data reveals clear trends about the future of Engineering and how international players are reacting to the growing Chinese influence.

Get insights into different Engineering sectors, including Aviation, Energy, Manufacturing Equipment, Railway and Ship Building, Civil Engineering, and more.

Which companies are pioneering the future of science and technology?

Download Innovation Momentum 2023: The Global Top 100 to find out! Using our proprietary patent quality metrics to look at the global patent landscape we list out the Top 100 innovators worldwide. Read the full report to discover which companies are at the forefront of innovation, driving future technologies.

Let us show you how IP can strengthen your investing strategy

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Customer Success Team

Our solutions are more than subscriptions

Extract all the benefits of our tools by working closely with a personal contact who is available to offer you the best support for your projects and queries at any time.

From talking through your business challenges to extracting valuable insights for strategic decision making and presenting these insights to your stakeholders, your dedicated customer success manager will be counseling you every step of the way.

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How to Track and Measure Sustainable Innovation and Investments

Learn all about how you can gain an unparalleled view into the global innovation landscape and reveal opportunities for sustainable technology with the connection of objective measures of patents to the targets and indicators of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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Innovation Momentum 2023: The Global Top 100

Who is leading the innovation race? Find out in the inaugural “Innovation Momentum 2023: The Global Top 100,” a report developed to spotlight true technological contemporaries across industries.

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Gaining Insights for Investment Decisions With Advanced Patent Analytics

In this white paper, an in-depth study of the patent holdings of Palantir—one of Silicon Valley’s most mysterious and successful companies—shows how advanced patent analytics can help investors stay ahead of the curve when it comes to measuring the future business potential of technology companies.