Derwent Innovations Index

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Derwent Innovations Index covers over 23 million basic inventions and 51 million patents drawn from over 48 patent-issuing authorities worldwide.  The invention-based records contain information of global protection for a single invention.  The collection of global patent data is translated from 30 languages into English.


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User tools and features

Alert Service.

Dates covered

1963 – present for patents searching
1973 – present for cited patents searching

Updating frequency

Ranges from daily to monthly.

Type of coverage

Indexing with citations and abstracts.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Derwent World Patent Index and Patents Citation Index

Producer/content provider

Clarivate Analytics

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Clarivate Analytics