VantagePoint 2020 Now Available!
For today’s insightful analysts
  • Want to add information from other sources to your data? 
Our NEW Data Augmentation and API Import enables you to enrich your content, so you have the information you need to make better decisions.
  • Ready for an easier, “smarter” way to categorize according to your needs?
Our NEW AI powered Smart Trainer helps you quickly categorize your data and save that knowledge for future use.
  • Working with Text and Numbers?
VantagePoint was always great at analyzing text but now our enhanced Statistical Summaries allow you to better understand and visualize your numerical data too.

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What is VantagePoint?

VantagePoint is a professional-grade desktop text mining application offering Analysts a broad suite of powerful refining, analyzing, and reporting tools for scientific, technical, market and patent information.

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VantagePoint plays a role in reports from the UK Intellectual Patent Office.

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"Will my data work in VantagePoint?"

VantagePoint is not locked into any one data source.  Whether you are analyzing publications, patents, or internal data, VantagePoint’s import tools are designed to process information from a wide variety of sources. Browse the Library to see if your key data resources work with VantagePoint or Contact Us if you have a question about your data.

From Excel® to XML, and pretty much anything in between, from patent and publication databases to mining your own email, VantagePoint’s ability to import, refine, analyze and report enables you to transform analysis into insight.

Import Filters  Scripts  Thesauri

Total Records: 15 Last Updated
Name Filename Last Update
Common and Basic stopwords
Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) Thesaurus
Type: Full
Notes: Thesaurus to translate Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) codes into Code + Definition. Definitions includes full hierarchy to section level. Based on CPC 2018-05 file. WARNING: 125MB when unzipped. Thesaurus will take time.
Country name
Type: Full
Notes: Changes common abbreviations and alternate names, mostly from EI Compendex, to a standardized list of country names
Derwent Manual Codes
Type: Full
Notes: Changes full Derwent Manual codes to their complete Code + Description
HTML Character Codes
Type: Find and Replace
Notes: Find/Replace thesaurus to convert HTML character codes ({) to readable characters.
IPC Technology Fields
Notes: WIPO high level technology fields used in their IPC statistics.
IPC Technology Sector
Notes: WIPO high level technology sectors based on IPC: Electrical Engineering, Instruments, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Other
IPC7 subclass definitions
Type: Full
Notes: Changes 4-digit IPC code (subclass) to code+description
IPC7 thesaurus
Type: Full
Notes: Changes IPC code to code+description. WARNING- File is zipped for download. Unzipped 15 MB file can take a LONG time to run
IPC8 Group Definitions
Notes: Thesaurus of IPC8 codes to definitions at the group level: /00 Based on 2019.01 definitions
IPC8 subclass definitions
Type: Full
Notes: IPC8 subclass (4-digit) definitions revised with 2019-01 scheme
IPC8 thesaurus
Type: Full
Notes: Convert IPC codes to Code+Description up to the GROUP level - based on 2017-01 file. WARNING- File is zipped for download. Unzipped file can take a LONG time to run
Patent kind code
Type: Full
Notes: Changes country/kind code combination in patent numbers to patent kind
Remove Accents
Type: Find and Replace
Notes: Run as find/replace to remove accents, tildes, and other diacritical marks from characters. Useful in normalizing names before running cleanup.
US Patent Classifications (full)
Type: Full
Notes: Changes US Patent Class and subclass to code+definition

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