It is also possible to import and search for patents using family identification. To do this, please follow the steps below:
- Within a Project, select the Folder Management option.
- Next, select the folder you would like to import the patent family into.
- Click on the Add Patents button, and select the By Importing Patent Family option.
- The Patent Family Expansion window will appear.
- Select whether you would like to import by Application Number, by Simple Family, or by Extended Family. Choose the country/ies and the folder you want to save it to. Then, click Confirm.
- After processing, the newly imported family of patents will appear in the designated folder.