WIPO Pearl, multilingual terminology portal.
To select the best keywords and descriptors to achieve an efficient patent search is the objective of this tool, a multilingual terminology database with open access and specialized for technological information.
Choosing certain key words and not others to elaborate the terminological corpus of the patent search strategies, can determine the success or failure in the location of really relevant patent documents.
WIPO Pearl is a specialized multilingual terminology database for patent documents, which helps select the most appropriate terms to start with.
WIPO Pearl contains more than 170,000 terms and concepts, in the 10 International Patent Treaty languages, which have been validated by linguistic and terminological experts of the WIPO PCT. It allows for linguistic searches and conceptual maps, and is integrated in PATENTSCOPE.
- Tool type: Open tool.
- Cost: Free.
- Level of complexity: initiation.
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