You are interested in weekly updates on your technological field and competitors?
With patents2GO you get the patent documents you are interested in - subscribe to assignees, key words or the International Patent Classification.
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The app transfers the latest data from our server, imports them into the local database and allows you to view the patents, provide feedback, forward them, or add comments.
The delivery contains of the searchable bibliographic data, front page drawing and the complete patent as pdf document.
In our webshop at www.patents2go.de you can create and test your search strategies, purchase additional documents and redeem vouchers.
When installing patents2GO and creating a login in the webshop we provide 100 documents free of charge that are delivered based on your search strategy. If you then continue to work with patents2GO, you can buy more documents in the shop.
If you like to test the functionality without your own search strategy first, you can download a free weekly profile from the IPC F01N (exhaust systems of internal combustion engines). This profile is not complete, but contains random documents from that topic.
You can download and install patents2GO free of charge via Google Play.
After the successful installation the patents2GO startscreen is displayed.
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"New Documents" gets new data from the server.
"Selection" opens a selection menu with all available result sets.
"Last selection" displays the last document set to proceed.
"Settings" opens the configuration dialog.
With the first connection to the patents2GO server you enter your e-mail address and a password.
Those data will be used for the web shop that is accessible in the top right corner of the menu bar.
We use that e-mail address to contact you when new results are available.
This dialog configures the patents2GO settings.
In this menu it is possible to backup and restore the database. During each new import or restore a backup will be created automatically.
You can create a manual backup at any time.
If all documents should be marked "Seen" or "Delete" on display, you can select one of those options.
In the program settings you can define default comments to be attached to the patent documents.
The size of the buttons can be modified for different display sizes.
A default text for forwarding documents via e-mail can be defined in "Text for e-mail attachment".
The login data for patents2GO and the software version are required for technical support.
Create a search strategie in the shop
You can define one or more search strategies in the shop and select which country codes and publication types should be used.
Each search strategy has a profile number that will be used as file name for the downloads. Active profiles will run each week.
If you don't have enough available documents left, you will receive an e-mail notification.
As soon as we receive the next payment, the results of the last 3 weeks will be made available.
After 3 weeks without payment the profile will be deactivated.
Download and import the weekly data
You receive an e-mail notification when new documents are available.
If you don't have defined your own search strategy yet or there haven't been results yet, you can download and display the sample data
(max. 20 documents per week in the IPC F01N (exhaust technology)) in the app.
Working with the documents
All documents in a delivery set are displayed. The border color in the preview shows if a document has been worked with.
Documents with remarks have a light green border, seen documents without remarks a green border
and documents that will be deleted have a red border.
Tapping on a document shows the bibliographic data:
The following actions are available:
Navigate in the documents
Seen: document is interesting (may be set as default setting)
Delete: not interesting, can be deleted later (may be set as default setting)
PDF: display the complete patent as PDF document
Send: send the document via eMail
Remarks: free text or predefined remarks (defined in settings)