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

License Information:

Authorized Users:

“users” means faculty, students, researchers and staff of Western University of Health Sciences

Authorized Use:

The agreement grants to client the limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right during the term to allow Users to access the database and the data contained therein solely through the Database Access Technology for the purpose of performing searches, printing, downloading, and distributing in any form search results, in whole or in part, provided that users will not distribute or otherwise provide the Search Results, or the Databases, in whole or in part, to anyone not a User. User may utilize bibliographic and abstract data retrieved from the databases for the purpose of research publication only, not for commercial use or sale.

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/