Tasks and projects

Patent full-text delivery system of PATON

Electronic delivery of patent full texts with help of the PATONline system.


Patent Dashboard of Thuringia, a Tableau-based visualization of patent intensity and trends in Thuringia districts.

Maintenance of the internal database pool of PATON

Access to more than 50 databases in the research room and the training center.

Current third-party funds projects

Development and digitization of the GDR design state of the prior art
Project within the LIS funding framework of the German Research Foundation DFG (Project No.415711347)

Participating institutions

  • Ilmenau University of Technology, PATON | Patent Center Thuringia
  • Ilmenau University of Technology, Faculty of Computer Science and Automation, Department of Computer Graphics
  • German Patent and Trademark Office, Information and Service Center Berlin
  • Ilmenau University of Technology, University Library

Completed projects

  • PATONprofil, a user-specific patent database solution with Mimosa Retrieval Software
  • Project "Thuringia Trend and Transfer Database"
  • Feasibility study for the ISTAR project of the EU

We deliver raw data in different formats: PDF full texts, bibliographic data as Excel, CSV, text, XML, etc.


Head of Patent Information Technologies

Dipl.-Ing. Adam Bartkowski
+49 (0)3677 69 4563
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