Welcome to the Documentation Portal for CLAIMS Direct

CLAIMS Direct 2.1 is the most current production release of our servers and services. Here you will find information about our data coverage, how to install and use our services, and more. Please send your questions, comments, and suggestions to support@ificlaims.com

What's New?


Access company hierarchies and summary statistics with our new Entities stream

Rich Citations

We have begun loading rich citations to improve access to non-patent citations

Japanese Standardized Names

Japanese Standardized Names have been added to IFI Snapshots for Premium and Premium Plus subscribers

Quick Links

Video Introductions

Instructional videos

System Administrator's Guide

Guide to on-site installation, content updates, and installed tools


Developer's Guide

Guide to CLAIMS Direct Web Services (CDWS)

XML Content Description

List of XML attributes with content description

Solr Searching Guide

Information about how to conduct searches within CDWI    


Solr Search Fields

List of searchable fields and field names

Technical Blogs

Dig deeper into CLAIMS Direct

Content Updates

Data update schedule

CDWI User's Guide

User's guide to the CLAIMS Direct Web Interface    

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