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Family Expansion (Add Patents)

It is also possible to import and search for patents using family identification. To do this, please follow the steps below:

  1. Within a Project, select the Folder Management option.
  2. Next, select the desired folder to import the patent family into.
  3. Click on the Add Patents button, and select the By Importing Patent Family option.
  4. The Patent Family Expansion window will appear.
  5. Select whether to import by Application Number, Simple Family or by Extended Family. Choose the country or countries and then select the folder to save to. Click Confirm.
  6. After processing, the newly imported family of patents will appear in the designated folder.