Análise das bases de dados de patentes Derwent Innovations Index e Espacenet com foco em processos de inteligência competitiva na indústria de cosméticos e produtos para higiene pessoal
Silva, Tatiane Malvestio
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Patent document is a technological information source, internationally standardized and of great relevance to increase the business potential of competitiveness and innovation. The present research analyses the patent databases Derwent Innovations Index e Espacenet in order to contribute to studies in competitive intelligence through patent analysis related to nanotechnology applications in cosmetics and personal care products. Derwent Innovations Index and Espacenet databases are web accessible databases, with international coverage in all fields of technology. Thus, this study intends to elucidate the features and resources available in each of those databases and contribute to the optimization of the information search and retrieval for patent documents analysis. Based on the proposal, the research is exploratory and descriptive and quantitative and qualitative approach, which aims identify the features offered by each databases and then elaborate patents analysis using softwares and resources for this purpose. As results, Derwent Innovations Index and Espacenet are different in some aspects and those two databases can be used alone or in a complementary manner depending on the objectives, and ultimately, concludes that Derwent Innovations Index is the most suitable database according to the criteria evaluated.