June 2021

Negative keyword filter

Improved functionality of the Keyword filter, corresponding to the NOT operator in boolean search.

Statistics

The Statistics tab offers an overview about the result's CPC classes, Top assignees and inventors.

Family member prioritization

We improved the prioritization logic to show US / EP / WO / GB / AU family members in the result list instead of the translation!

May 2021

Search in Claims only

We introduced an additional way of directing the AI: to search through the content of claims only, instead of the full specification. The claims search will provide more relevant results for the technology defined in the query graph from risk management or FTO perspective.

Citations tab

The examiner citations in invalidity search cases are shown in a separate tab, instead of at the end of the result list. If a citation is also found relevant by the AI, it appears among the search results and is indicated with the “Cited” label.

March 2021

Application-level encryption of customer data

We launched an additional layer of security. All pieces of sensitive data, including full text input queries and graphs, are encrypted inside the database with encryption keys specific to your company.

New Image database and mosaics

We also imported the most comprehensive patent image database into IPRally and added image mosaics to the result list allowing for quick scanning of the results.

February 2021

Keyword filter

A new filter lets you limit the results to hits containing a specific keyword.

Adjustable number of results

Now you can choose the maximum number of search results to be between 50 and 500.

Also, we added Video tutorials to the Help center.

January 2021

Keyword highlighting

We added a Keyword highlighting feature to help you scan results more quickly and find what you need.

CPC classes

CPC classes are the newest filter of the results and you'll see them also in the document view, provided a hit has them.

Improved Excel Export

The Excel Export includes abstracts and all dates (priority, application & publication).

November 2020

Inventor filter

Filter the results by inventor's name.

Negative filters

The possibility to exclude fields in the different search filters (NOT filters) for IPC classes, Applicant, Inventor and jurisdiction.

October 2020

Advanced document browser.

September 2020

New filtering options

Filtering based on priority date, application date, and publication date is now available.

Add known publications to the list of favorites

On the features side, iterative AI searching is possible since a while, but now you can assist the AI even more efficiently by telling it the publications you already know as being relevant. This helps the AI to get on the right track and to improve the search results very quickly!

August 2020

Email notification for monitored search cases

Now you can set up e-mail reports for your monitored search cases to go straight to your e-mail on weekly, monthly or quarterly basis! You can also now download these new results as a separate excel file.

We worked on the reported loading time issues and now loading the front page images is faster in the result list!

A new AI model was launched, increasing the search and AI highlighting accuracy once again.

New generation machine translations are now available in the advanced document browser, which will soon replace the Google patents link.

Last but not least, we added tooltips over various functionalities to make it easier for you to use the full capacity of IPRally! Just hover with the mouse of them to see what they do.

July 2020

The drawings can now be found in the document view, behind the three stripes button. First, you'll see all the figures as thumbnails. Clicking enlarges a full figure viewer next to the specification.

The full document view is under construction and will soon replace the Google patents links as the primary way of opening the documents.

June 2020

Front page figures are now available in the expanded result list view, just by the abstracts.

Downloading the original PDFs is also possible in the ACTIONS sections of the expanded view.

The Favorites heart symbol was moved to the left side of the result list, below the rhombus icon, which keeps track of tracks if the document has already been viewed.

May 2020

Viewed documents handling: A blue rhombus symbol in front of the hit turns to white when you open a document for inspection. By clicking the symbol you can easily change the state of the document. You can also easily hide documents already viewed.

Graph panel hiding: To get more space for the result list, you can now hide the graph at the left hand side of the screen.

No-trace mode: For some companies, it is important not to leave any trace of which documents have popped up or viewed in searches. Admin users can find the setting "Allow saving search results" on the Company Admin page. Saving is allowed by default.

Espacenet links: You can find these in the expanded result view.

Faster AI highlighting: The document view with relevant portions highlighted opens now quickly.

April 2020

Global country coverage: The search index was extended with patent publications from almost 20 new countries. These include Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Australian, British, Canadian and Dutch documents, to mention some. About 75 million publications in total became searchable. You can see a full list of countries here.

Country filter: Now you can limit your search to only some of the countries using the filters. By default, all data sources are used.

Search accuracy: A new AI model was deployed, significantly improving overall search accuracy.

March 2020

European language coverage: The search index was extended with native German, French and Finnish patent publications through machine translations. More information here.

Search accuracy: A new AI model was deployed, significantly improving overall search accuracy.

User interface: Fonts were modernized and other usability improvements were made.

January - February 2020

Search accuracy: A new AI model was deployed, significantly improving overall search accuracy.

Class coverage: Chemical patent classes were added to the search index. All patent classes are now covered.

One-click monitoring: Any search case can be made a continuously monitored case. New documents published and matching the search profile will be collected to the Monitoring tab.

2018 - 2019

Development of the first version of the search engine.

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