With Jacinta Flattery-O'Brien
With the proliferation of patents and licences with overlapping and competing rights, the ability to interpret and filter patent documents has never been more important. Recently, Australian start-up CAMBIA has improved access to patent texts by creating Patent Lens; an open source, freely accessible IP database that contains a large collection of patent documents from the European Patent Office , the US Patent & Trademark Office and the World Intellectual Property Organisation.