New Features that Benefit You

InnovationQ Plus is an Innovation Discovery and Analytics Platform

Launched by IEEE and IP.com in 2016, InnovationQ Plus is the only tool that combines the power of a patented semantic search based on machine learning, with full-text IEEE documents and a global patent database.

How has InnovationQ Plus Evolved?


At Launch
  • Full-text of patents from 10 of the top authorities
  • Over 70 million patent documents
  • Full-text non-patent literature, including IEEE journals, conferences, and standards
What’s New
  • Now with full-text of patents from over 100 authorities
  • More than 120 million patent documents
  • Plus:
    • > 50,000 US litigation cases linked to patents
    • Corporate Tree based on S&P Global Market Intelligence company relationships data
    • Pharmaceutical data from US FDA “Orange Book” and Australian register
    • Over 2 million other non-patent literature documents from the IET, SMPTE, OnePetro, Pub Med, IBM, IP.com’s Prior Art Database, Wiley, MIT, and more.

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At Launch


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At Launch
At Launch
  • Patented semantic search based on machine learning, uniquely tuned for discovery of patent and technical documents
What’s New
  • Advanced Query Builder to create complex fielded searches, or use advanced Boolean syntax for precision
  • Document List search to streamline workflows

Visualizations & Analysis

At Launch
  • 21 standard charts
  • Semantic Map
What’s New
  • Analyze custom charting mode
  • Next-generation semantic mapping with advanced highlighting
  • Favorite visuals dashboard

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At Launch

User Experience

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At Launch
At Launch
  • Intuitive interface allows patent professionals as well as researchers, executives, and other stakeholders to perform searches and analysis with ease
What’s New
  • Continued improvements for ease of use: new navigation; multi-panel results view, new filters for litigation and affiliation; improved family and citation linking, new semantic map highlights, enhanced portfolios, expanded semantic map depths, improved de-dupe options, streamline company name lookup, and more.

Featured Enhancements

Comprehensive Corporate Tree

The most comprehensive corporate tree in the industry.

  • Based on S&P Global Market Intelligence company relationships data
  • Comprises over 145,000 company name matches
  • Includes both small private companies and large public corporations
  • Provides more accurate and complete company patent portfolios, with an understanding of mergers, acquisitions, and subsidiaries
Screenshot: Corporate Tree

Customizable Multi-Panel Views

Increase productivity by choosing which part(s) of the document to view as you review results.

  • New multi-panel view added to List View, Split View, and Visualizations area
  • Edit Layout to choose one of five different layouts, then drag and drop viewable areas into template
  • Drag panel edges to change width of panel
Screenshot: Customizable Multi-Panel Views

Enhanced Semantic Map Highlights

Use new map highlights to illuminate aspects of documents to better understand a portfolio or technology space, spot trends, and more.

  • In addition to Ultimate Parent and Current Assignee, new highlight options include: Publication Year, Inventors, CPC/IPC subclasses and subgroups, and NPL Authors/Inventors and Affiliations
  • Sort highlight values by relevance, count, or alphanumerically and show all values
Screenshot: Enhanced Semantic Map Highlights

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