Latest features and content

May 6
Intelligence
Export processing enhancement. Keep working while your exports are processed.
April 29
Intelligence
Paragraph numbers. Making it easier to find the associated section of the Original PDF when reading the extracted text.
April 29
Intelligence
Updated patent value indexes. We’re are updating and improving the calculation methods for the Questel patent value indexes.
April 15
Content
Content. Canadian patents, company names, biosequences and NPL.
April 15
Asset
US PAIR Deep integration. Releasing the most advanced and seamlessly integrated US PAIR auto-docketing system.
April 15
Innovation
Orbit Review. Workfiles Surveillance for Orbit Intelligence.
April 15
Intelligence
Orbit Intelligence. Improvements to Russian and Thai company name normalization.
April 9
Innovation
Orbit Innovation. Search, Uncover and Monitor your innovation landscape, to Solve business questions.
April 1
Intelligence
Orbit BioSequence. New filters and alignment grouping.
April 1
Intelligence
Keyword Statistics. New keyword summary shows in which publications and fields your searched terms appeared.
March 25
Intelligence
Redesigned legal status layout. Patent legal information reorganized for a simplified and more efficient reading.
March 18
Asset
Redesign of List Families. Orbit Asset's interface will gradually adopt a new design.
March 4
Asset
Redesign of Tasks listing in Orbit Asset. Clearly visualize the tasks of your patents and group them by event.
March 4
Intelligence
Smart number search. New wizard to help refine your number searches.
February 11
Expernova
The non-patent literature database exceeds 100 million references. Quickly access millions of publications, clinical trials, research projects and more.
February 3
Intelligence
Easier navigation across suggested charts. New direct access to suggested chart, selection options and chart types.
February 3
Asset
Personnalize the Docketing rules. Adapt the docket rules to your needs.
January 21
Intelligence
Protected countries. Overcoming a common and yet essential patent coverage pitfall.
January 21
Intelligence
Improved Korean patent translations. Our FullText Korean patent database has been reloaded with improved high-quality English translations.
January 14
Intelligence
Result combination with Orbit BioSequence. It is now possible to combine Orbit BioSequence results with any other type of patent search or chemistry search.
January 14
Asset
New Orbit Asset imports. The data import into Orbit Asset via Excel and/or Orbit Intelligence makes Orbit tools better connected than ever.
January 7
Trademark
Costa Rica and Nigeria have been
added to Trademark collections.
December 24
Asset
Integration of US Public PAIR data. Automate and secure your docketing process for published US patents.
December 24
Intelligence
Chinese legal status. More timely and detailed legal status data for CN patents.
December 24
Intelligence
Result combination with Orbit BioSequence. It is now possible to combine Orbit BioSequence results with any other type of FAMPAT search.
December 17
Intelligence
Highlight profiles with proximity. Apply proximity operators in your highlight profiles.
December 10
Intelligence
Legal state displayed in the hitlist. The legal state of each patent family is now displayed in the hitlist.
December 10
Intelligence
Direct access to your favorite charts. The chart menu is available directly on the dashboard page.
December 10
Express
New Orbit Express Version. The new version of Orbit Express now offers an alerting feature to monitor a technology, a competitor or a patent.
December 3
Intelligence
Large drawings view. New option to increase the size of the thumbnails displayed in the hitlist.
December 3
Intelligence
Clearer publication table design. Publications now grouped by application and organized by EP and PCT parent applications.
December 3
Trademark
Notifications from your Update alerts.
November 26
Trademark
Exclude keywords in your Orbit Trademark searches.
November 19
Intelligence
Additional Live analysis features. Benefit from 3 features directly in the Live analysis.
November 19
Intelligence
New legal status timeline colors. The colors of the graphs have been updated.
November 5
Intelligence
Custom highlight profiles per WorkFiles. Every WorkFile has its very own highlight profile.
November 5
Intelligence
Expanded design coverage for Singapore and Indonesia.
October 29
Intelligence
Export processing enhancement. Keep working while your exports are processed.
October 29
Asset
Trademark dashboard. Graphical overview of your trademark portfolio.
October 22
Intellixir
Orbit Intellixir Version 17. A new version dedicated to security and performance.
October 22
Trademark
Print trademark full view on the fly.
Save and print single trademark records.
October 22
Trademark
Get insight on your similarity search results.
2 new tables are now available.
October 22
Intelligence
Axis switch option.
Switch axis in one-click.
October 15
Trademark
Trademark Alerts. Alerts now available for 120 trademark registers!
October 15
Intelligence
Analysis dashboard. New dashboard and a re-design of the analysis module.
October 1
Asset
Financial dashboard. Overview of your cost timeline for better financial management.
September 17
Intelligence
Orbit BioSequence. Search your DNA, RNA, and amino acid sequences in Orbit Intelligence.
September 17
Intelligence
US Reasons for Rejection. Spotting key blocking patents cited by USPTO Examiners.
September 3
Intelligence
Greater computer assisted reading capacity. More highlighted colors are now available.
September 3
Trademark
Iran and Yemen have been added to Trademark collections.
September 3
Asset
Track and manage docketing actions. Control in real time logistics and tasks correct handling.
August 27
Intelligence
Thailand has been added to our design collections.
August 6
Intelligence
Improved readability of patent text. Line spacing has been expanded in text fields.
July 30
Intelligence
Search across litigations and oppositions. Darts-ip subscribers can now benefit from a search section dedicated to litigation and opposition cases in Orbit Intelligence.
July 30
Intelligence
Improved classification search.Searching with classification codes allows users to exploit experts' work and gain efficiency.
July 30
Intelligence
Malaysia has been added to our design collections.
July 30
Trademark
Trademark Updates. The User Interface and Reports are now available in Italian and Dutch.
July 16
Invention
Invention now integrates Express. Orbit Invention stakeholders are now able to import patents provided by IP specialists or to search patents.
July 16
Intelligence
Improved English translation of French patents.
July 16
Intelligence
4 new authorities added to our design collections.
July 16
Asset
Trademark rules & cost Customization. Orbit Asset helps manage both patents and trademarks and all other types of assets.
July 9
Intelligence
Custom hit list field Last publication date.
July 9
Intelligence
Search by parent company and associated revenue. You can now search using the name of the top parent company associated with the patent assignees.
July 2
Intelligence
Greater result sorting capacity. The count of results you can sort has doubled!
June 26
Academy
Questel Academy. Learn, deepen and familiarize your users with intellectual property.
June 25
Intelligence
Entity Card. Entity Card with Parent Company and Revenue.
June 19
Intelligence
Analysis by Protection country. Analyzing the actual protections.
June 18
Intelligence
New Orbit Intelligence permalinks. Improved patent layout and content originating from Orbit Intelligence.
June 4
Asset
Orbit Asset Custom Deadline. It is now possible to create custom events and associate one or more deadlines of your choice.
June 4
Intellixir
Orbit Asset Export to Orbit Intellixir. Analyse all your portfolio (published / none published) vs External Landscape.
June 4
Intelligence
New filter option. You can now filter by 1st publication year in Orbit Intelligence.
May 21
Intelligence
Boosted search capabilities. Build more complex and powerful patent queries in Orbit Intelligence.
April 30
Intelligence
Darts-ip integration. Boost your patent searches, analyses and strategy with global patent litigations and oppositions.
April 30
Intelligence
Orbit Intelligence beta version. A new beta version of Orbit Intelligence is now available to all.
April 30
Trademark
Additional authorities added. Two new databases have been added to Orbit Trademark.
April 16
Asset
Orbit Asset Docketing module. Monitoring procedures and meeting official deadlines for intangible assets.
April 16
Intellixir
Orbit Intellixir Version 16. This version is primarily based on user requests: more than 30 features have been improved.
April 9
Express
Orbit Express Exports. Once you have executed a search and identified relevant patents, you can export your selection in 2 electronic formats: Excel and PDF.
April 2
Intelligence
Metrics available in the Live analysis. Up until now the metrics have been available in the saved analysis but not in the live environment. Now 50% of the metrics are directly available in the live analysis.
April 2
Intelligence
Patent value indexes. We have added a number of new indexes to the saved analysis which are designed to help you answer key analysis questions.
April 2
Intelligence
Australian full text patents now available. Australian data has been added to Orbit collection of databases.
March 19
Intelligence
1-click Presentation.
Extracting business intelligence insights.
March 12
Intelligence
Entity Card. Clicking on the company link triggers a popup containing the company's key IP performance indicators.
March 12
Intelligence
Sub technical domains. All analysis users can now use the sub technical domains in their saved analysis.
February 19
Intelligence
Tabular charts in presentations. Business intelligence is about benchmarking. Comparing your business with your competitors is key.
February 19
Intelligence
Improved patent number searching. Our patent number search pages have now all be harmonized to use the same number identification rules.
February 12
Intelligence
Parent Company & Revenue Analysis. IP Business intelligence is about patents, of course. But understanding which parent company is acting behind an unknown patent assignee and how wealthy and influencial it is brings a highly strategic piece to business intelligence.
January 29
Intelligence
New 3-D benchmarking chart. Compare industry players on multiple metrics.
January 29
Express
New Orbit Express version. This version includes usability improvements, a new semantic search engine and a help manual in four languages.
January 22
Intelligence
New exports. Orbit Intelligence Exports have been fully revamped, bringing further harmony in the menu, the fields and the profiles, from one electronic format to the other, resulting in greater efficiency and usability.
January 15
Intelligence
Additional authorities added to our design collection. 6 new authorities have been added to our design collections.
December 26
Intelligence
Chemistry Module. Detecting chemicals as soon as they enter Orbit Intelligence, searching for molecules is now easy and fast!
December 18
Intelligence
Family metrics table. New chart for platinum users working in saved analysis.
December 11
Intelligence
Browser security alert. Internet Explorer 8, 9 & 10 users at risk.
December 11
Intelligence
Content enhancements. Integrated GB litigation data. Expanded KR and CH Design image coverage. Expanded searchable German PDF coverage.
December 4
Intelligence
SDI alert. The European Patent Office will not deliver the data of the last week of 2017.
November 27
Intelligence
Chart descriptions. The analysis charts are now accompanied by a description which explains how the chart is built and how it is usually interpreted.
November 13
Intelligence
Improved PDF drawing coverage. The drawings tab has been replaced with a PDF option within the Image tab.
October 30
Intelligence
1-click semantic search. The semantic search algorithm has been improved increasing the relevance of the results.
October 23
Intelligence
Asynchronous saved analysis. Large analyses can now be saved in the background, allowing you to continue your work with Orbit Intelligence while your analysis is being saved.
October 16
Intellixir
Orbit Intellixir Version 15. 15 years experience in the analysis of non‑patent literature.
October 9
Intelligence
Patent cost in saved analysis. All platinum users will now benefit from the ‘estimated patent cost’ in saved analysis.
September 25
Express
New Orbit Express!  The liaison between patent specialists and technical experts.
September 11
Intelligence
New connection mode to Orbit. Questel will soon release a new administration module, named Orbit Admin. This new module will make it mandatory for Orbit Intelligence users to provide a valid Email + Password instead of the current Login + Password credentials.
September 4
Intelligence
Workfile location shortcut. Workfiles allow users to organize their patent records in folders. More than just folders, these workfiles can be accessed by experts to read, rank, comment, categorize and even attach files to chosen documents.
August 14
Intelligence
New radar chart in saved analyses. The radar chart is now available in saved analyses for platinum users. Commonly used in sports and other recreational activities, it allows for clear assignee comparisons over carefully selected criteria.
July 31
Intelligence
PowerPoint export for presentations. We have just launched a new option allowing users to export presentations directly to a PowerPoint file where they can add their own styling and share the presentation offline.
July 17
Intelligence
Tag WorkFile notes to individual publications. We have launched a new feature which allows users to tag their WorkFile notes, to individual publications.
July 3
Intelligence
Metrics in the saved analysis. We are pleased to announce a major improvement to the analysis module which will allow Platinum users to access 30 patent strength indicators directly from their saved analyses.
June 19
Intelligence
US Pair, US Gazette and Orange book. Questel has completed the integration of three new legal status data sources: US Pair, USPTO Gazette, FDA Orange book.
May 9
Intelligence
New design for the main menu. The menu in the orange "Orbit.com" tab which used to appear at the top left has been replaced by a new vertical menu bar and new user menu.
April 17
Intelligence
Analysis module design changes. The "Chart control" area which used to appear to the right of the chart has been migrated to a number of new popup menu's which are accessed from the toolbar.
March 6
Intelligence
New features and content. New analysis fields. Expanded coverage of standards. Updated semantic search engine.
February 20
Intelligence
Orbit Chart software upgraded. The following charts will be effected: Legal status time line, Foam tree, Circle chart, All evaluation module charts.
January 2
Intelligence
New database FullPat. Fullpat contains the same global coverage, full text, legal status and other valued added content as our patent family grouped database FamPat but it is grouped by individual patents instead of patent families.