PatBasics: An Introduction to PatBase

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Using PatBasics

Welcome to PatBasics. On this easy-to-use website, you’ll find the guidance you need to get you started with PatBase. If you have any feedback, or any additional questions, please contact us at

The site covers the five main functions to explore in PatBase: searching across our comprehensive patent data, utilising tools to help improve your search strategy, reviewing the information, sharing data with colleagues and clients and in-depth analysis of your result set.

Each tab is comprised of a written, step-by-step guide and concise video, giving a brief overview of the different functionalities in PatBase. For more in-depth guidance, we recommend you watch the video tutorials available once you log-in to PatBase or contact the Minesoft Support team to arrange a training session.