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Agreement combines content, workflow, analytics and visualization tools for patent research

ANN ARBOR, MI, March 6, 2017 – ProQuest has joined forces with Gridlogics to provide intellectual property searchers with the industry’s most comprehensive set of search, workflow, analytics and visualization tools.

Using a single interface, ProQuest Dialog users can search the world’s largest collection of prior art along with 33 full-text patent authorities, 69 bibliographic authorities, and three patent families.

And this partnership now offers ProQuest customers access to PatSeer, Gridlogics’ web-based platform, where they can search 42 full-text patent authorities and manipulate results with powerful analytics and visualization tools. Four editions of PatSeer are available: PatSeer Pro, PatSeer Projects, PatSeer Premier, and PatSeer 360°.

“We’re thrilled that researchers can now come to ProQuest for all their intellectual property searching needs,” said Roger Retke, Vice President, Product Management, ProQuest Dialog. “Between ProQuest Dialog’s prior art collection and PatSeer’s market-leading content, analytics and visualization, this partnership will ensure that intellectual property searchers leave no stone unturned.”

“We are pleased to partner with ProQuest to provide comprehensive intellectual property solutions to customers. With many industry-first capabilities, the PatSeer platform has been appreciated by patent and technology professionals globally – and this partnership allows us to build upon the growth momentum,” said Manish Sinha, Chief Technology Officer, Gridlogics. “We look forward to working with ProQuest to help more organizations overcome their patent search, analysis and workflow problems using PatSeer.”

About Gridlogics (

Gridlogics is a leading provider of products and custom software solutions for patent research, management, data analysis and project management. PatSeer is a world leader in searchable full-text global patent data content with integrated analytics, project workflow and collaboration capabilities; Patent iNSIGHT Pro is a comprehensive patent analysis and mapping platform. PatSeer and Patent iNSIGHT Pro leverage the latest techniques in information retrieval, data mining and visualizations to help clients globally in deriving actionable intelligence from the masses of patent data.

About ProQuest (

ProQuest connects people with vetted, reliable information. Key to serious research, the company’s products are a gateway to the world’s knowledge including dissertations, governmental and cultural archives, news, historical collections and ebooks. ProQuest technologies serve users across the critical points in research, helping them discover, access, share, create and manage information.

The company's cloud-based technologies offer flexible solutions for librarians, students and researchers through the ProQuest®, Alexander Street™, Bowker®, Dialog®, Ex Libris® and SIPX® businesses – and notable research tools such as the RefWorks® citation and reference management platform, the Pivot® research development tool and the Ebook Central®, ebrary®, EBL™ and MyiLibrary® ebook platforms. The company is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with offices around the world.

06 March 2017

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