Here are the latest updated features and improvements for Patentcloud. Legal Status Monitoring is the newest feature in Patent Search that can be found within your project folders. This feature offers you the ability to conveniently track the current legal status of any of the patents you wish to monitor.
Legal Status Monitoring (Only for Premium User)
Knowing the legal status of your patents is very important. Legal Status Monitoring allows you to check whether the patents within the projects you have been tracking are either pending, active, or inactive. This information can help you to decide whether you need to take any further action.
There are multiple ways to access the Legal Status Monitoring feature:
Option 1: Right-clicking on your selected project folder and selecting monitoring setting from the dropdown
Option 2: Clicking on the automatic monitoring overview tab
Option 3: Clicking on the legal status monitoring button in folder management
Start a new Monitoring Task
You can filter the legal status process of the patents to fine-tune your monitoring. The picture above is the default setting. You can edit the legal status to your preferred setting, for example from Pending → Abandoned and pull out patents that match the status you set up.
Easy Tracking of Updates at a Glance
- Legal Status Overview allows you to check which patents have been updated in terms of the real-time legal status.
- Any updates to the patents are represented by green and grey; green represents any new status updates and grey represent non-new status updates.
Legal Status: Important Actions You Need to Be Aware of
There are the 7 most important status types during the lifetime of a patent (from inactive to active and vice versa.) Legal Status Monitoring allows you to prepare or make the next move on the patents that you are interested in.
Want to know why Legal Status Monitoring? Check out our Patent Legal Status: The Key to Unlock Your Patent Strategy for more information!