Patent Search users with Patent Vault can save selected search results and add them directly into a project.
To select or deselect all results, please refer to this article. Caution: If the results have been collapsed by application number or family, you have an Import Option to select the Representative Patent Only.
Representative Patent pertains to the first or visible result on the search results page once the collapse feature is activated (refer to image below).
Adding patents into a project
- After selecting the patents, click on the Add to Project icon .
- Select an existing folder by clicking on the folder name. Otherwise, you can create a new folder by clicking on Patent List, then on the Add icon (as shown below). Click on the Edit icon to rename the folder. Then, click Confirm.
- You can add a memo on why the patents are added into the folder and classify these memos by Abstract, Claims, Figures, Specifications, or Others. Then, click Confirm.
- Open Patent Vault, select your project, and you can find the added patents in their corresponding folder.