Simply put, Community Reports are for free or commercial search products, as well as tools often used to support prior art search processes. Examples of topics treated as Community Reports could include Agricola (a data file), Scitopia (a search platform), or BizIntSmartCharts (a workflow and reporting tool).
Community reports are not to be confused with the Glossary. Patent related terms or other topics associated with prior art searching belong to the Glossary section.
When creating a new Community Report, please make sure you review the Community Reports index and use the search function thoroughly to ensure that the page does not already exist. When creating a new page, make sure to include the following code at the top of the page:
This will ensure that your page will appear in the correct directory with the correct template.
All Community Reports will be heavily reviewed and edited by other users as well as the Intellogist editors. For more information about editing Intellogist articles, please see our help documentation on creating and editing articles.