SumoBrain: Big, Powerful, Smart Patent Searching for Power Users -- A Free Service Targeting Inventors, Attorneys & Corporate Types

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SumoBrain (, launched summer of 2008, offers an alternative to patent search pay services. As a complement to the hugely popular FreePatentsOnline (, SumoBrain provides higher account limits and bulk PDF capabilities. Its architecture is designed for future deployment of high-end features targeting intellectual property professionals, attorneys, and corporate users.

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SumoBrain is FREE! SumoBrain offers cross-collection searching, portfolios, alerts, and other collaboration tools, as well as bulk PDF download capabilities. While SumoBrain was conceived as a subscription service, the company has decided to take the radical step of making it completely free.

Patents Online, LLC is the company behind FreePatentsOnline and SumoBrain. The firm's mission is to illuminate knowledge by making all the inventions of mankind readily searchable by consumers and business users alike.

"If you have a patent, it means your invention has been objectively judged as novel, non-obvious, and useful. We catalog over 8 million flashes of genius from over 4 million inventors, a vast compendium of human knowledge. We've made this data easily accessible and useful to millions of consumers with FreePatentsOnline - and now via SumoBrain, we aim to do the same for the more hard-core business users, all for free," said Erik Reeves, CEO of Patents Online, LLC.

New releases are scheduled for both sites in 4th quarter of 2008 and throughout 2009.

The FPO database has 8,812,656 patents from 4,123,399 inventors, the most comprehensive knowledge compendium of everything under the sun made by man. FPO's new blog, Honoring the Inventor ( highlights different key inventors and their patents weekly.

Founded in 2004 in Ellicott City, Maryland, FreePatentsOnline ( is the leading web property in terms of audience for patent search. Many millions of Netizens find out how things really work via FPO. And the company's new property,, is serving power users who seek in-depth learnings from the world's largest database of human achievement.

SumoBrain™, FreePatentsOnline™, Patent Plaque™ and Plaque It!™ are trademarks of Patents Online, LLC. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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