Winner of the prestigious Queen’s Award for International Trade for the second time in 2015. Minesoft has fast become an established leader in the field of patent information, working with industrial corporations, patent attorney firms, universities and patent authorities around the world.
Founded in 1996, Minesoft develops specialist software solutions in the intellectual property (IP) field, providing international patent databases, competitive intelligence, analytics and customised archive solutions. Minesoft serves many Fortune 500/FTSE 100 companies around the world as well as patent offices, IP law firms and patent attorney firms.
Minesoft’s flagship product PatBase is a trusted, global, searchable patent database with a fully-incorporated advanced analytics platform. A new non-patent literature solution broadens searches beyond patents while the new semantic search functionality facilitates patent discovery and subject searching. PatBase users are able to protect their designs by checking novelty against existing patents and to solve technical dilemmas by studying patent texts, patent drawings and non-patent literature. Users can access and understand the most up-to-date scientific research, new ideas and competitor information contained in patent documents with a range of search and display functionalities, including text and diagrams, translations and a range of tools from Citation Explorer to PatBase Thesaurus.
Minesoft have developed a portfolio of patent solutions. The most recent addition being Chemical Explorer to seamlessly combine chemical structure searches within PatBase and extract essential chemical information from the full text of patent documents. In addition, the recently renamed Pat-KM (previously PatentArchive) provides a central location for monitoring, searching, reviewing and sharing patent information.
Headquartered in Richmond-Upon-Thames, London, with offices and representation globally including Germany, USA, Japan, China, Israel and India. Minesoft was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in both 2009 and 2015 for its impressive, sustained growth in international trade. At the end of 2016, Minesoft received an award for Innovation and Export success at the Richmond Business Awards.