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About the PatentsView Community

Launched in October 2017, the PatentsView Community is a moderated, collaborative space where people engaged in patenting, entrepreneurship, and innovation research can discuss and share ideas. You will find site updates relating to data and tools and links to relevant activities. 

The Forum is a patent discussion board moderated by AIR. Participants in the Forum are encouraged to be civil and engage in conversations on the visualization, discovery, and analysis of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s patent data. PatentsView members are encouraged to post notes, ask questions, and provide feedback on PatentsView data products. Before engaging in the Forum, please review the Rules of Conduct

Users are free to use, share, or adapt the material for any purpose, subject to the standards of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Attribution should be given to PatentsView for use, distribution, or derivative works. 

Contact the PatentsView Team

The easiest way to engage with the PatentsView Community Team is on the Forum, where the American Institutes for Research (AIR) PatentsView team regularly monitors conversations. There, we answer user questions related to patent data as well as monitor discussions on improvements and future development for the PatentsView website and community. 

For media inquiries or issues found on the site, please visit our service desk. We typically try to respond to all inquiries and issues within 24-48 hours upon receipt of email.