RWS Holdings Plc is a patent translation and search company that provides intellectual property translation and information services. It operates through the following segment: RWS IP Services, RWS Life Sciences, and RWS Moravia. The RWS IP Services segment involves in quality patent translations, seamless patent filing and unmatched IP research capability. 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 Moravia segment provides localization services including the adaptation of content, software, websites, applications, marketing material and audio/video to ensure brand consistency. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Chalfont St Peter, the United Kingdom.