RWS Holdings Plc is a patent translation and search company that provides intellectual property translation and information services. It operates through the following business divisions: RWS IP Services, RWS Moravia, RWS Life Sciences, and RWS Language Solutions. The RWS IP Services division involves in quality patent translations, seamless patent filing and unmatched IP research capability. The RWS Moravia division engages with global technology companies to help them provide high-quality, localized products and content to their consumers worldwide. The RWS Life Sciences division focuses on the language service needs of the life sciences market and providing technical translations and linguistic validation to large pharmaceuticals and clinical research organizations. The RWS Language Solutions division has a particular emphasis on technical translations. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Chalfont St Peter, the United Kingdom.