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33 full-text & 69 bibliographic patent authorities
3 patent families — Derwent, PQD INPADOC, LNU

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ProQuest Dialog is the most trusted name in patents research, enabling searchers of all skill levels to quickly uncover critical information with the most comprehensive full-text patents offering in the market. ProQuest Dialog further leads the industry with the largest collection of prior art available in a single, integrated resource – optimizing patent and non-patent literature research with scientific, technical, and medical databases, full-text dissertations, global news, and trade press.

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Patent Content Overview

Providing critical information and workflow solutions for users at every skill level to make informed decisions and fuel new discoveries – innovation begins with ProQuest Dialog.

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Overview video highlighting ProQuest Dialog’s key content areas and three levels of search – novice, advanced and expert – while showcasing unique search features, intuitive functionality and specialized workflow tools.

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Database ProSheets

Sample records and detailed search techniques for the special features of each database on ProQuest Dialog, including description, subject coverage, date range, update frequency, data sources, origin and more.

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ProQuest Dialog™ News & Trade Collection

The most complete collection for monitoring global news and trade press across all key industries, from the world’s major licensed media publishers with content not freely available online.

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Intuitive access to information for everyone

Basic, Advanced and Command Line search options for users of every skill level, from the novice searcher to the expert information professional – all in one user-friendly interface.

Comprehensive prior art searching

Search comprehensive prior art with classifications via multiple entry points, including search fields, browse look-ups, truncation on codes, results filtering by class code and more.

Sophisticated workflow tools

Save searches, download results, create custom reports and more, with easy-to-use workflow tools that facilitate collaboration and customization.

Thorough patent investigation

Conduct thorough searches on patent ownership, due diligence, infringement, freedom to operate, and competitive intelligence with forward and backward citations, locating cited patents and non-patent literature.

Identify and track new inventors

Find and monitor companies active in key areas or identify top innovators using lateral searching and indexing across key fields such as classification, assignee and inventor.

Unparalleled global customer support

Our trusted Global Customer Support team is available to support your research needs at every step, including search consultation, Alert set up, technical assistance, and specialized training.

Flexible content and payment packages

Customized content bundles with flexible pricing plans to meet the needs of every budget, including transactional and subscription packages.

PQD News and Trade

The most complete collection for monitoring global news and trade press across all key industries from the world’s major licensed media publishers.

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PQD Pharmaceutical and Biomedical

Authoritative pharmaceutical and biomedical databases from the world’s leading publishers, including Embase, MEDLINE, BIOSIS, Derwent, IMS, Adis and more.

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PQD Engineering and SciTech

Largest multidisciplinary collection of engineering and scitech databases in a single integrated resource, including Ei Compendex, Inspec, SciSearch and ProQuest SciTech and Engineering.

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ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Professional

The world’s most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations from more than 1,700 graduate schools and universities, including the most prestigious research programs and encompassing almost all areas of science and technology.

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Search Solutions

Concise, step-by-step instructions for conducting the most common searches in each ProQuest Dialog content collection.

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How do I… ?

Short, easy to follow instructions for searchers and administrators to accomplish common tasks on ProQuest Dialog.

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Administrator Resources

Tools, tips and training resources for ProQuest Dialog administrators to self-manage their organization’s account.

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Self-Guided Training Modules

Take advantage of our e-learning resources and view short, on-demand recorded mini-presentations intended to quickly highlight useful features, content, and search tips.

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