Tasks and Projects

Patent full-text delivery system of PATON

Opens external link in new windowElektronic delivery of patent full-texts with the help of the Opens external link in new windowPATONline system.


Opens internal link in current windowPatent Dashboard of Thuringia, a Tableau-based visualisation of patent intensity and trends in Thuringia districts.

Maintenance of the internal database pool of PATON

Access to more than 50 databases in the Opens internal link in current windowPublic Reading Room and the Opens internal link in current windowTraining 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. Opens external link in new window415711347)
    Participating institutions

    • Technische Universität Ilmenau, PATON | Landespatentzentrum Thüringen
    • Technische Universität Ilmenau, Fakultät für Informatik und Automatisierung, Fachgebiet Graphische Datenverarbeitung
    • Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt, Informations- und Dienstleistungszentrum Berlin
    • Technische Universität Ilmenau, Universitätsbibliothek

Completed projects

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

We provide, among other things, raw data in various formats: PDF full-texts, bibliographic data as Excel, CSV, text, XML etc.

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