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According to a January 19 blog post by Patently-O blogger Dennis Crouch:

[This] free web-based software uses the EPO's INPADOC patent family database to group a list of patents into "families." This becomes quite helpful when looking at a portfolio of patents. Although the program runs on a web-browser, you will still need to download a small program to make it work.[1]

This free product is available here.


  1. Crouch, Dennis. "Patently-O Bits and Bytes No. 312." January 19, 2010. Patently-O blog post, Accessed on January 19, 2010.

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