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LexisNexis PatentSight Team

We share a passion to provide you with the best innovation analytics platform, the highest quality data and outstanding support & consultancy!

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Scientific roots


Our ongoing scientific research and publication ensure that we remain at the forefront in the field of patent analytics.

International team


Top-notch IT engineers, highly skilled analysts and experienced professionals from 25 nations form our team.

Excellent patent data


Our experience and a passion for data quality enable us to excel at the task. Let us provide you with data quality "made in Germany".

Driving your success

Our products and services enable you to better manage IP and to identify technology trends and disruptive innovations early on.

Industry leaders trust PatentSight

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How Siemens Increased Patent Portfolio Strength and Patent Income.

Customer Story based on an Interview with Beat Weibel, Chief IP Counsel at Siemens

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PatentSight® Enhances M&A Decision Making with IP Due Diligence Insights

How McBee, Moore and Vanik IP Enhance the Due Diligence Process for Mergers and Acquisitions.

Customer Story with C.G. Moore, Partner at McBee Moore & Vanik IP

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Who we are

We are a German company with a worldwide client base. PatentSight has offices in Germany, Japan and the US and
only gathers the best and brightest minds from across the globe. Currently, our team consists of top notch IT engineers, highly skilled analysts and professionals from 25 nations with cumulatively 200+ years' experience in patent analytics.

Nils Omland PatentSight WHU

Our origins

PatentSight was founded in 2008 by Nils Omland as a spin-off from the WHU – Otto-Beisheim School of Management. Before founding PatentSight, Nils worked together with Prof. Dr. Holger Ernst for several years in the field of patent valuation and analytics.

Nils and Holger’s pioneering thought leadership is expressed in ground-breaking, rewarded and highly cited scientific publications.

PatentSight GmbH Headquarter

Industry leadership

PatentSight launched its first Business Intelligence Software in 2012. Our software solution provides unique, reliable and relevant insights into the patent landscape for decision makers and patent experts in the fields of benchmarking, R&D strategy, trend scouting, M&A, licensing and portfolio optimization.

7 of the top 10 chemical firms use PatentSight's Analytics Platform. Other blue chip clients come from various industries such as healthcare, automotive, consumer products, telecommunication, logistics, software, engineering, electronics from around the world.

PatentSight Patent Asset Index Scientific paper

Scientific leadership

In 2009, we achieved an important milestone with the development of the Patent Asset Index™, a new approach to assess patent quality and to benchmark patent portfolios. Patent Asset Index™ was first endorsed by BASF and Dow Chemical. Since then, the Patent Asset Index™ has been adopted by many more firms from various industries.

PatentSight continues to conduct cutting-edge research to advance our understanding about best practices, methods and tools in the field of intellectual property valuation, management and analytics.

Leadership is a Journey

Key milestones in becoming the standard in big data patent

WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management



Academic research and selected consulting projects in patent analytics




  • University spin-off from WHU
  • Introduction of the Patent Asset Index™ methodology
  • BASF and Dow Chemical start using Patent Asset Index™ in investor communication
PatentSight BI 1.0 Screen-1



Launch of PatentSight Analytics Platform



Since 2015

  • Broad use in industry
  • Global blue chip clients across all industries (e.g. 12 DAX companies)
  • EU Commission applies PatentSight for merger analysis of Dow/DuPont and Bayer/Monsanto


May 2018

  • Launch of PatentSight Analytics Platform 2.0
  • PatentSight joins RELX Group (LexisNexis IP)


  • Best Data Provider Award for dataset with highest alpha potential at EagleAlpha Alternative Data Conference in New York City (voted by leading investors)
  • CODiE Award Winner "Best Big Data Reporting & Analytics Solution



  • First PatentSight Academies


Business Intelligence Software

Business Intelligence Software

The powerful and easy-to-use analytics platform provides top management and professionals with quick and easy to understand answers in a variety of applications.

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Patent Asset Index (TM)

The Patent Asset Index™

The Patent Asset Index™ is an objective measure of global technological strength and influence, developed and validated in scientific research and used by leading companies across the industries.

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Working at PatentSight

You are a graduate expert and like to join our team? Do you consider yourself to be among the top 10% in what you do? Then go ahead and get in touch even if there is no specific job offer that matches your profile.

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