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Our market-leading patents collections and wide range of specialist news and competitive intelligence collections offer researchers at law firms the very best in prior art, innovation and R&D solutions.

Dialog’s premier offering of company information provides a 360-degree view of your competitive landscape. Get the full picture, including industry-specific and current awareness information, by searching Dialog’s trade publications, magazines, business and scholarly journals, patents, conference proceedings and global news. Continue to track your competitors by setting up alerts on everything from mentions in the news and industry-specific journals to new patent activity.

Benefits

POWERFUL SEARCH

Powerful search capabilities enable both the novice searcher and the information professional supporting R&D groups to efficiently find answers to complex challenges

LATERAL SEARCH

Lateral searching and indexing across key fields such as author, subject, classification, and more enable the ability to pinpoint relevant records

ALERTS & CUSTOMISED REPORTS

Alerts and customised report building tools with formats including PDF, Word, HTML, Excel, user-defined templates and branding, saved searches, and custom preferences support the diverse needs of researchers from across your firm or legal practice

RESULTS FILTERS

Results filters help give an authoritative picture of key authors, competitive intelligence, news and patents subjects and company names within any relevant field

KEY FIELD LOOK-UPS

Look-ups for key fields of author, subject, and classification, with “begins with” AND “contains” to find search topics or name variations

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Competitive intelligence

Dialog’s premier offering of company information provides a 360-degree view of your competitive landscape. Get the full picture, including industry-specific and current awareness information, by searching Dialog's trade publications, magazines, business and scholarly journals, patents, conference proceedings and global news. Continue to track your competitors by setting up alerts on everything from mentions in the news and industry-specific journals to new patent activity.

News and trade

The most complete collection for monitoring news, trade and market research across all key industries from the world’s major licensed media publishers. Intuitive search and collaboration tools, combined with content not freely available online from the world’s most authoritative publishers, allow users to quickly find, organise, and share the right information.

Innovation and Prior Art

Dialog is the most trusted name in patents research with the most comprehensive full-text patents offering in the marketplace. Our offer includes 33 full-text patent authorities and an additional 69 bibliographic authorities. In addition to scientific, technical, and medical databases, full-text dissertations, global news coverage, and leading trade journals, Dialog provides more than 1 billion diverse, yet specialised, publications. Our specialised patents content allows searches across up to 123 million patents with value-add content, including English translations and full text, along with 640 million newspapers and wire feeds, 300 million scholarly journals, 95 million trade journals, 34 million conference proceedings and many other sources.