Thomson Reuters Corporation : Thomson Reuters Adds Comprehensive Patent Coverage for Southeast Asia to Its Best-in-Class Patent

   Thomson Reuters Corporation : Thomson Reuters Adds Comprehensive Patent
   Coverage for Southeast Asia to Its Best-in-Class Patent Intelligence and
                            Collaboration Platform

Thomson Innovation accelerates intellectual property research and analysis
with the inclusion of the patent-issuing authorities of Vietnam, Malaysia and

ALEXANDRIA, Va., USA, March 14, 2013 -Intellectual Property & Science
business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent
information for businesses and professionals, today announced the addition of
English-translated patent records from Vietnam and Thailand, as well as
Malaysian full-text patents, to Thomson Innovation^®, the world's leading
patent intelligence and collaboration platform.

The addition of these patent documents enables IP professionals to better
understand the state of prior art in Southeast Asia, make more informed filing
decisions, identify potential partners and more. This is all possible through
the editorially enhanced content in Derwent World Patents Index^® (DWPI^SM)
and its integration with Thomson Innovation to provide a single platform for
easily searching patents from the newly added authorities alongside Japanese,
Korean and Chinese records (in English) and scientific literature.

"Intellectual property research in Southeast Asia is on the rise due to rapid
economic development in China," said Hiroshi Oyama, intellectual property
department, Denki Kagaku Kogyo KK, a leading Japanese chemical manufacturer.
"We rely on Thomson Innovation for trusted and accurate patent information
from around the world. The inclusion of these patent-issuing authorities will
enable us to expand the value of our IP portfolio in Southeast Asia."

"With numerous languages, and hard-to-obtain patent records, Southeast Asia
poses a serious challenge for IP professionals researching the region for IP
market opportunities," said Cynthia Murphy, senior vice president for the IP
Solutions business of Thomson Reuters. "We are committed to supporting clients
who conduct business in these emerging markets and are proud to be the only
solution provider to offer accurate, value-added, full-text patent
translations in English from a multilingual team of certified translation

Thomson Innovation is the only patent research platform that enables users  to 
search Asian patent  data (in  English) alongside  global patents,  scientific 
literature, and  business and  news information.  Coupled with  Derwent  World 
Patents Index, the industry's most trusted collection of editorially  enhanced 
patent   records   from   50   global   issuing   authorities,   it   includes 
English-language abstracts and  titles, making  it easier  for researchers  to 
quickly find the information they need to make informed decisions.

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Jennifer Figueroa
Thomson Reuters, IP Solutions

Felicia Dougherty
Thomson Reuters, IP Solutions


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