Patent Data for the Academic Researcher
The world's patents consititute an extremely rich repository of technical information, technical language, and a history of innovation.
is the ideal patent information source for researchers using patent data for text and data mining.
Unlike traditional commercial information providers, IFI and its parent company Fairview Research were founded to support academic research. We actively support researchers as they make new discoveries and develop new technologies based on the rich repository of information contained in our database.