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Recording Inventorship

In efforts to integrate with other public good projects, the Lens provides functionalities to record inventorship in an open and transparent way. Recording Inventorship essentially links an inventor name on a patent to his/her Lens account allowing for a clear…

Export Collections and Results

The lens supports exporting of metadata for up to 1000 search results or 10,000 collection items. You can access the export function via its icon on the result listing header or from the “Collections” tab of the Work Area. When…

Search Result Page

The search result page is the first page you are taken to on The Lens after making a search. Here you can go through each of the documents that matched your search and investigate them individually or analyse them as…

Refine Your Search

Filtering and refining your search is one of the most important features on The Lens. While you may start with a simple query, you can use filters to drill down into the data to get more precise result sets. This…

Sort Your Search

Sorting your search will change the order results are shown to you in the Results Table or Results Summary. Sorting your search will not alter the number of results in your search, to do that read about how to Refine Your…