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IPscore is a tool to evaluate patents, technologies and research projects. To ensure the confidentiality of your data, you can use it offline.

IPscore allows you to analyse, visualise and document the strengths and weaknesses of patents and research projects. You can customise the assessment factors used in the analysis.

With IPscore you can:

  • evaluate patent portfolios, individual patent applications and granted patents
  • analyse complex patented technologies
  • assess research projects before filing a patent application
Getting started

User manual

For more details, see the user manual.

Patent Knowledge nuggets

Evaluation of inventions with IPscore 3.0


IPscore is available free of charge from the EPO.

It is provided "as is" and without any express or implied warranty, especially with regard to suitability or usability. In particular, there could be deficiencies in the functionality, data handling or bugs. Possible problems could cause data loss and other failures such as interruptions to the service and system crashes.

You should not take any business-critical decisions based on analysis conducted with IPscore. The EPO will not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by any party as a result of their use of IPscore or any of its content.

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Further information

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