LexisNexis has expanded their Intellectual Property Solutions with a new product called IP DataDirect-Patents, and enhancements to TotalPatent and Patent Optimizer. TotalPatent was named "Best Online Science or Technology Service" finalist in Software & Information Industry Association's 2008 CODiE Awards.
IP DataDirect-Patents allows customers to populate IP research information into internal proprietary systems. IP DataDirect-Patents subscribers gain access to an unmatched collection of full-text data from 22 patent authorities - more sources than available from any other single provider.
IP DataDirect-Patents Includes: bibliographic and abstract data from 96 authorities; English-language machine translations; clipped images; legal status, forward and backward citations, and patent-family data, and PDF images in searchable, bookmarked, and compressed format.