RWS Holdings Plc is a patent translation and search company that provides specialist Intellectual Property translation and information services. The company operates through two reportable segments: Translation and Information. The Translation segment provides patent and technical document translation, filing and localization services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Europe, Japan and China. The Information segment offers a full range of patent search, retrieval and monitoring services as well as an extremely comprehensive patent database service accessible by subscribers. RWS Holdings is headquartered in Chalfont St Peter, the United Kingdom.