About Questel

Allowing Innovation to be developed in an efficient, secured and sustainable way.

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Who We Are

Questel delivers intellectual property solutions across the innovation lifecycle.

Questel is a true end-to-end intellectual property solutions provider to more than 20,000 clients and 1,5M users across 30 countries. We offer a comprehensive software suite for searching, analyzing and managing inventions and IP assets.

Questel also provides services throughout the IP lifecycle, including prior art searches, patent drafting, international filing, translation, and renewals.These solutions, when combined with our IP cost management platform, deliver clients an average savings of 30-60% across the entire prosecution budget.

A Purpose-Driven Company

A well-controlled innovation contributes to improving living conditions and quality of life. Intellectual property plays a key role to ensuring that innovation is developed in a fair way, without counterfeiting and without abuse of a dominant position. Questel’s mission is to allow Innovation to be developed in an efficient, secured and sustainable way.

Questel works for the efforts of creators, innovators or researchers to be rewarded. We imagine and design tomorrow’s software and services to help them enforce their rights and value their intellectual assets. We make Intellectual Property technically and financially more accessible.

Behind this mission, Questel considers that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a broad-based movement in business that encourages companies to take responsibility for the impact of their activities on customers, employees, communities and the environment. Companies committed to corporate responsibility also agree to abide by international labor and human rights standards.

Our Values


As the 1st step toward respect
“Speak to everyone in the same way.
And listen…”


With coworkers, partners and customers of course, but first with ourselves
“Know Thyself”


To try, to fail, and to try again.
“The journey,
rather than the success”

« At Questel, management embraces collaborative leadership to support and facilitate employee initiative and autonomy. »
Charles Besson, CEO