Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation and provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, has launched its new intellectual property research and analysis solution, Thomson Innovation. With Thomson Innovation, researchers will be able to simultaneously search worldwide editorially enhanced patent data, Asian patent data translated into English, scientific literature, and business and news sources. Thomson Innovation is being launched in phases, and the first release is available now and includes global, full-text patent sources, including Japan. In rapid succession, it will be followed by the addition of Derwent World Patents Index, scientific literature, business information, and news. A series of additional enhancements will be delivered throughout 2008.