Freepatentsonline.Com Adds Free Chemical Search
News Aug 25, 2008
FreePatentsOnline.com (FPO) has joined forces with SureChem, Inc., a provider of online chemical search and custom chemical structure databases. This new partnership provides free chemical searching, drawing from data across the US, EP, and WIPO patent data collections, encompassing nearly 9 million chemical structures.
“We are very excited to announce our partnership with SureChem and offer a truly unprecedented free service. Chemical search is a field in which users are accustomed to paying substantial fees and we are shaking things up with this new feature,” said Erik Reeves, CEO of FreePatentsOnline.com.
Through SureChem Free, users can search nearly 9 million unique structures extracted from the full text of US, EP and WO patents and applications, including prophetic, excluded and other compounds not covered by manually-curated databases. Searches can be performed using textual or graphical representations of chemical structures including:
• Full chemical structure
• Structural similarity
• Chemical name
• Weekly data updates
FPO and SureChem offer a secure solution for chemists and IP analysts and other professional chemical patent searchers. SureChem Pro provides additional features designed for professional users:
• Next-day data updates
• Data export
• Secure connection
• Searchable pdfs
• Saved searches
“FreePatentsOnline has become the destination of choice for both casual and professional patent searchers worldwide, so it makes the perfect platform to launch the world’s first free chemical search service, as well as a great way to introduce new users to the power of SureChem Pro,” said Michael Faust, CEO of SureChem, Inc.
FPO and SureChem will be integrating SureChem Pro with advanced patent search tools that will soon be available through the SumoBrain brand.