RWS Holdings PLC (RWS)

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Company Description

RWS Holdings PLC is a provider of patent translations and one of players in the provision of intellectual property support services and technical, legal and financial translation services. Its main business is patent translation, translates well over 65,000 patents and intellectual property related documents each year. It has a blue chip multinational client base spanning Europe, North America and Asia, active in patent filing in the medical, pharmaceutical, chemical, aerospace, defence, automotive and telecoms industries, as well as patent agents representing such clients. The Group has two main business activities; Translations, which accounts for over 90% of sales and incorporates patent, commercial and technical translation services, and Information, which includes a comprehensive range of patent search, retrieval and monitoring services as well as PatBase, one of the searchable commercial patent databases, access to which is sold exclusively as a subscription service...