A patent landscape is an analysis of patent data that reveals business, scientific and technological trends. Landscape reports typically focus on a single industry, technology or geographic region. For more information on how to use and create patent landscapes, see the following articles.
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Patent landscapes are also published in journals. Use the following databases to locate patent landscape reports in the published literature. A good initial search strategy would include keywords such as "patent" and "landscape" and a term describing the technology, e.g. "solar".
The following databases have good visualization capabilities.