Harriet K. and Philip Pumerantz Library

Derwent Innovations Index

Database URL: http://proxy.westernu.edu/login?url=http://webofknowledge.com/DIIDW

Description: Conduct powerful patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering. Use additional descriptive information and coding to quickly grasp a patent’s significance and its relationship to other patents. Derwent Innovations Index merges the value-added patent information from Derwnet World Patents Index with the patent citation information from Derwent Patent Citation Index.

Access: Western University of Health Sciences students, faculty, and staff.

Provider: Thomson Reuters

Coverage: 1963-present

Subject Coverage:

  • – 14.3 million basic inventions from 40 worldwide patent-issuing authorities

Privacy Policy:

  • – Will not sell, rent, or lease mailing lists or other customer data to others
  • – Will only disclose to unaffiliated third parties:
    • – If necessary to service the account
    • – To enforce terms of use
    • – To meet obligations to content & technology providers
    • – As required by law

Full policy: http://ip-science.thomsonreuters.com/privacy/