Thomson Innovation TRAINING

Recorded Sessions







ThemeScape – Instant Insight on Thomson Innovation

You can get instant insight to business critical questions and conduct efficient patent research with the new semi-automated ThemeScape map creation, navigation and analysis. You will find it simpler to create and probe insightful maps by using the best field options available and clicking on the automated field groups. Learn more about this enhancement and how you can save time while driving to the most reliable and accurate results to find that needle in the haystack. It is for use by people already familiar with the earlier version of ThemeScape.

Results Dashboard in Thomson Innovation

Learn in detail how to use the Results Dashboard feature of Thomson Innovation to quickly -- and visually -- find the right results.
(25:34 minutes)

Creating Citation Maps on Thomson Innovation

Backward and forward citations can offer insights on competitors, R&D activity and licensing opportunities. Using Citation Maps on Thomson Innovation lets you interact with this data in a variety of ways.

(8:18 minutes)

Text Clustering in Thomson Innovation

Discover ways to enhance your searches and mine patents, scientific literature and news articles using Text Clustering.
(10:01 minutes)

Creating Charts in Thomson Innovation

Gain a high-level overview of your results by Charting.  Learn how to make your own custom charts.
(6:40 minutes)


Tips for using Custom Fields

In this video, we explain what custom fields are on Thomson Innovation, how to create them, followed by a discussion of some common use cases for custom fields.

Tips for using the DPCI on Thomson Innovation for Competitive Intelligence

This short video discusses how to use the Derwent Patent Citation Index (DPCI) on Thomson Innovation for Competitive Intelligence.

Competitor Analysis & Invalidity Searching with Derwent Patent Citation Index (DPCI)

Explore the benefits of the Derwent Patent Citation Index (DPCI) being added to your patent research toolbox as a pivotal tool for your competitive analysis and invalidity searching research. DPCI is a companion database to DWPI and is available as part of the DWPI subscription on Thomson Innovation. It provides family level patent citation data and is the best source for comprehensive and accurate patent citation data.

Derwent Patent Citation Index (DPCI) ON THOMSON INNOVATION

Get an overview of Derwent Patent Citation Index (DPCI), which allows forward and backward citations for the entire family or invention.

Full Text Linking in LIterature Search on Thomson Innovation LIterature Search

Learn how to access the full text of articles found in Thomson Innovation Literature Search.
(6:00 minutes)

Reviewing Patent Records in Thomson Innovation

Learn how to quickly scan through patent records using the Quick View, mark documents that are important to you, and investigate inventions more deeply with the Full View.
(4:23 minutes)


Tips for using Smart Search to Find Competitors or Licensing Partners

In this short video, we review how you how you can use Smart Search for retrieving patents similar to those in your portfolio, in order to check who is working in your same technology area.

Smart Search is Now Smarter on Thomson Innovation

Learn how Smart Search now provides an intelligent extraction of key terms – smart themes - from a block of text. These smart themes will be searched using our patent pending Smart Search technology. Save yourself the time from reading and identifying keywords from an IDS, patent, or other full-length text document manually.
(10:09 minutes)

Setting Your Preferences - Best Practices for Thomson Innovation

This session is on setting your preferences to maximize your efficiency and experience in Thomson Innovation. We will review setting preferences for searching, result sets, the record view and exporting.
(9:52 minutes)

Smart Search - Patent Searching Made Easy in Thomson Innovation

Have a look at the new way to search patent information in Thomson Innovation called Smart Search. During this session you will discover how Smart Search is designed to make patent searching as easy as searching the internet. It will also explain how Smart Search can act as another tool in the armoury of experienced searchers to help them in their goal of finding all the patents relevant to their search topic.

(19:17 minutes)

Search History in Thomson Innovation

Thomson Innovation ranks #1 among leading patent solution providers. Why? Because we blaze trails and connect intelligence. Now even more than ever. This recorded session gives an overview of the new Search History function in Thomson released in 2015.
(18:20 minutes)

Assignee Searching Using the Corporate Tree

This presentation describes the corporate tree functionality in Thomson Innovation and explains the benefits of using it to conduct comprehensive assignee searches. The presentation includes a practical example and a brief description of how to do the most comprehensive assignee search possible. (7:37 minutes)

Creating Alerts and Exporting Data on Thomson Innovation

This presentation walks you through the process of setting up an alert in Thomson Innovation. It also covers exporting data from Thomson Innovation and the various export formats available. (16:24 minutes)

Search Options in Thomson Innovation

Discover a variety of search forms and options for creating your queries.
(5:27 minutes)


Saved Work Updates on Thomson Innovation - Work Files

The Work File menus for Saved Work are updated on Thomson Innovation, with functionality such as a keystroke finding tool and recent file recall for efficient workflow on Thomson Innovation.

Export & Report Updates on Thomson Innovation

The Export & Report menu is updated on Thomson Innovation, with a cleaner and crisper interface and additional new functionality for efficient workflow on Thomson Innovation. Learn about the updates to Export & Report.

Individual patent tracking made easy: Watched Records notifications on Thomson Innovation

Keeping track of changes in technology using patent information is critical for internal portfolio review and competitive landscape analysis. This is particularly challenging when working on the most granular level - the individual patent publication. Learn how with Watched Records notifications on Thomson Innovation

Bulk Patent Downloads

Learn how to download many original patent document PDFs from a work file, result list or a list of publication numbers for yourself or for your clients. (7:54 minutes)

Thomson Innovation Administrator Training: Learning to Use Your Administration ID

Jump into your role as a Thomson Innovation administrator with this session on registering users, creating user profiles and managing settings.
(10:59 minutes)