Get Insights from the European Patent Office

Patent Insights

Crosslink and discover patents related to trends, clusters or your own documents

Using this patent search tool, you can search 90 million patents in the European Patent Office database. The data is provided by

Patent Search Tool

Why Explore Patent Data?

Our noggle managed patent library inspires the exploration and enhanced understanding of intellectual property (IP). Together with private noggle libraries, it allows to discover and visualize trends and patterns across the innovation landscape. As a result, we hope researchers and developers alike will explore and identify related knowledge.

What you will be doing with the patent search tool, at least in the first instance, is a keyword search. However, it is essential to try a variety of different keywords in your search. Once you stumble on the proper keyword combination the doorway starts to open to explore in combination with our cognitive clustering tool.

However, to do a competent patent search you must do more: For example, once you receive manageable results you need to read the patents and see which ones are relevant. So, always remember to try various search terms to make sure you are covering all possible descriptions of the invention. Along the way, as you read the patents and identify related ones, keep track of the numbers and identify the classification that relates to the type of invention you are searching.

A. Simple queries:

Query Example I

A search [cloud security] returns records matching cloud OR security in publication title or abstract, or inventor/applicant name.

Query Example II

A search [cloud AND security] returns records matching cloud AND security in publication title or abstract, or inventor/applicant name.

B. Complex queries:

Query Example III

A search [(“Internet of Things” OR IoT) AND IBM] returns records for IBM matching the phrase “Internet of Things” OR the term IoT .

 Example Screenshot for IBM “IoT” Patent search request. (Click for full view):

IBM IoT Patent Search

IBM IoT Patent Search

Data provided by EPO Open Patent Service (OPS)

Open Patent Services (OPS) is a web service which provides access to the EPO’s raw data via a standardised XML interface. It contains data on more than 90 million patent documents from around the world.

IEEE Search Gateway

IEEE: The world’s largest professional organization for the advancement of technology

IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe.

Source website:

The Noggle client allows to use their public available search gateway. To search in the IEEE gateway, enter your terms in the noggle search box:

A. Simple queries:

Query Example I

A search [electric hybrid] returns records matching electric or hybrid in metadata, abstract or document text.

B. Complex queries:

Query Example II

A search [(gasoline NOT diesel OR electric OR hybrid) AND “Document Title”:vehicle] returns records matching gasoline, electric or hybrid but not diesel in metadata, abstract or document text, and vehicle in document title.

Query Example III

A search [“Abstract”:”internet of things” OR “Document Title”:IoT] returns records matching “Internet of Things” in abstract or IoT in document title.

Example Screenshot:

Terms of Usage

The usage of the IEEE library is free of charge within the public available Noggle client. We do not modify the IEEE content in any form.  We do not provide direct access, host or embedd IEEE content in the Noggle application or on our website. The Noggle application just allows to search and find links to the original articles on via their public search gateway. The Noggle client only provides links to IEEE articles which are further available via the IEEE web service.

We attribute as the source in each search result listing when using the noggle search and include a link to the article on the original website. The purpose of the IEEE search gateway integration is to support our vision to make scientific content easily retrievable.

Explore ideas in the managed TED Talks library

Terms of Usage

The TED organization encourages to share TED Talks that are licensed for distribution under our Creative Commons license, Attribution–Non Commercial–No Derivatives (or the CC BY – NC – ND 4.0 International). Therefore we provide and share the managed TED library under the same  Creative Commons (CC) license.

The usage of the TED library is free of charge within the free, public available Noggle client. We do not remix or modify the TED content in any form.  We do not provide direct access, host or embedd TED talks in the Noggle application or on our website. The Noggle Library just allows to search and find links to the original talks hosted on the website. The library only provides links to TED talks which are published on the public available website.

The main source used for our library is the public available listing of TED talks in the public google spreadsheet available at the following link: public GoogleDocs TEDTalks spreadsheet

We attribute TED as the owner of the TED Talk in each search result listing when using the managed library and include a link to the talk on the original website. The purpose of the managed TED library is to support the vision of TED and to share ideas and make them easily retrievable with direct forwarding to the orignial content on

Open Access Journal Article Search – Connect the Dots

Join the dots between the huge number of high-quality open access articles

Using this managed open access journal article search library, you can search and reference approx. 8 million articles.

Patent Search Tool

Why use Open Access Journal Article Search Data?

Take, for example, a Noggle search request that is using text mining to discover new articles related to the key topics of your document. Text mining is an analysis technique that involves using a computer to scan thousands of relevant articles at once to “mine’” the facts and data within them and discover connections. By using this type of cutting-edge technology that can speed-read data on a large scale, researchers found out more about the biomarkers that help early diagnosis of the alzheimer disease.

Academics argue there are links waiting to be discovered that could help us tackle the most pressing questions facing society, in areas ranging from healthcare to the humanities. Today, Noggle brings this kind of technology right to your own desktop. You are able to let noggle recommend articles in the open access space based on your private documents. This is like fast-reading 8 million documents and cross-linking them with your own content. (See this technique in action on the TED content: LINK)

The Quality of Open Access Content

As early as 2004, Thomson Scientific found that in every field of the sciences “there was at least one open access title that ranked at or near the top of its field” in citation impact. Of course the number of high-quality and high-impact open access journals has only grown since then. It’s not surprising that open access journals can be first-rate: the quality of a scholarly journal is a function of its authors, editors, and referees, not its business model or access policy.

To search for keywords in open access library, just enter your keywords in the search box. So, a search with [cloud “information security”] would look for “cloud” or “information security” in the article database.

Noggle uses different Open Access database providers

We use different sources for our managed open access search. Two prominent examples are the Directory of Open Access Journals and the Spinger OpenAccess database. Our automatic database aggregation technique supports your individual open access journal article search from the desktop application.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access academic journals that use an appropriate quality control system. The Directory aims to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access academic journals—regardless of size and country of origin—thereby promoting their visibility, usage and impact.

The data in DOAJ is licensed to you under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License (CC BY-SA).

Springer Open Access
Provides metadata and full-text content for more than 370,000 online documents from Springer open access. Including BioMed Central and SpringerOpen journals.


How to use the managed TEDTalks library?

This tutorial shows how to use the managed TEDTalks library. The integrated managed TEDTalks library can scan the TEDTalks via the noggle client. Furthermore, you can use all integrated cognitive recommendation features to link public TEDTalks with your individual, personal documents.

Step 1: Select the managed TEDTalks Library

Open the library panel, switch to managed libraries and select the TEDTalks library:

Managed TEDTalks Library

Managed TEDTalks Library




Step 2: Search for specific TED Talks

Now your are able to specifiy search querries to browse and search the TED Talks library from within your client. With a click on the ” Intelligent Open ” button, you will directly forwarded to the page with the respective video talk.



Step 3: Cluster the search results and build cognitive curated playlists via our KnowledgeMap

Noggle can create and cluster all found TED Talks for the subject with the integrated KnowledgeMap feature. By using the integrated cognitive AI processing engine, you can use and browse automatically generated knowledge maps to research and browse the search results.




Step 5: Use the cognitive “Recommender Button” to show related content

If you have found an interesting TED Talk, you can use the “Recommend” button and Noggle will instantly search and present a list with all TED Talks that are related to the selected one. This cognitive retrieval feature also works across different libraries. You can, for example, select different libraries with the Library Manager panel. When you press the “Recommend” button, noggle will also search for related documents from all current selected libraries. This way, you can use public TED talks to retrieve personal documents that are related with a presentation. Or the other way: You can search documents, activate the TED library within the Library Manager panel, and press the “Recommend” button on your document. This way, Noggle will pull up TED talks that are related to your personal document.