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Can you keep up with the times? Changing taxonomies in biotech searching

At PIUG 2011 I learned about a new product that will be critical for searchers in the biotech area:  Names-for-Life semantically tags patent data with the most current biological taxonomy for organism names, helping searchers evaluate references and build search strategies on sound information. To read more, please visit…See More
Jun 22, 2011
Kristin Whitman posted a blog post

Finding my way - what it's like to be the new kid

I recently blogged about my first days with Intellogist, and what helped me make it through.  Check it out: http://intellogist.wordpress.com/2011/04/28/how-i-found-my-way-in-patent-information/See More
Apr 28, 2011
Kristin Whitman and Joelle Mornini are now friends
Mar 18, 2011
Mikk Putk favorited Kristin Whitman's blog post Web of Science vs. Scopus: Which is better? (Part 1)
Mar 1, 2011
Kristin Whitman posted a blog post

Web of Science vs. Scopus: Which is better? (Part 1)

At Intellogist, we’ve spent a long time comparing the coverage information for various patent search systems. This is harder to do than it sounds.  But what about major providers of (non-patent) sci/tech literature?  In this post we compare two of the major product offerings. http://intellogist.wordpress.com/2011/02/25/2406/See More
Mar 1, 2011
Kristin Whitman posted a blog post

My Secret Weapon: The Open Directory Project

Recently I was attempting to find spot-on sources for a literature search.  This new blog post from Intellogist shows how I use the Open Directory Project (Dmoz) to get started.http://intellogist.wordpress.com/2011/01/18/my-secret-weapon-the-open-directory-project/See More
Jan 18, 2011
Kristin Whitman posted a blog post

GenomeQuest adds Chinese patent office sequence data

Check out Intellogist's most recent blog post about new Chinese coverage in the patent sequence search tool GenomeQuest. http://intellogist.wordpress.com/2010/12/16/2076/See More
Dec 17, 2010
Kristin Whitman posted a blog post

What happens when your silver bullet isn’t in the abstract?

This blog post addresses the importance of full text searching, and the importance of performing a native-language search in non-English patent collections (such as Japan) http://intellogist.wordpress.com/2010/12/09/cks-web-a-patent-searching-tool-for-japanese-speakers/See More
Dec 9, 2010
Kristin Whitman posted a blog post

Will cloud computing radically change patent search products?

First, let me say that I think “patents on the cloud” is a radical idea,and something that may create some changes in patent informationproducts. Read on for a summary of Alexandria, a new product that provides “patents on the cloud,” and my analysis of this new approach!To read this post, please see:…See More
Dec 2, 2010
Kristin Whitman posted a blog post

3 rules to use when designing a patent search system interface

Although we all struggle with graphical user interfaces every day, mostof us will wind up blaming ourselves for our lack of success; actually,sometimes it’s just poor design that makes an application frustrating touse. I’m currently taking a design course, and I’m amazed how manyinterfaces that I interact with in everyday life don’t meet some simplecriteria for good “usability,” the ease-of-use and learning curveneeded to become proficient on a system.To read the full post on the Intellogist…See More
Nov 29, 2010
Kristin Whitman and Mikk Putk are now friends
Nov 22, 2010
Kristin Whitman posted a blog post

Innography: a source for international litigation data

Information about Innography's new international litigation content is now available from the Intellogist Blog, the URL below. We've had lots of users with questions about international litigation sources, so the release of this collection is an exciting development. http://intellogist.wordpress.com/2010/11/17/innography-a-source-for-international-litigation-data/See More
Nov 18, 2010
Kristin Whitman posted a blog post

Items of interest: STN, Innography, and Fairview’s Alexandria

There are three interesting topics I am pursuing this week. There’s so much to write about I can’t keep up! I wanted to do a quick round-up to keep you all informed of the big happenings with STN, Innography, and Alexandria (a new product from Fairview Research). To read the entire post, please see the Intellogist blog:…See More
Nov 17, 2010
Kristin Whitman posted a blog post

Search Quirk of the Day

Every once in a while I am doing a project and come across the need toperform what I assume will be a simple task in my patent searchsoftware, and then find out that it just can’t be done.To read more, please visit the original post at:http://intellogist.wordpress.com/2010/11/04/search-quirk-of-the-day/See More
Nov 4, 2010
Kristin Whitman posted a blog post

Are you effectively using Japanese File Index and F-terms?

As an English-speaking patent searcher, sure, you feel comfortable looking up US and IPCclassification codes. The classification schedules are easy enough tobrowse, and you probably understand the hierarchical organization of thesystems pretty well. But what about Japanese patent searching – can youuse the Japanese national patent classification…See More
Nov 1, 2010
Kristin Whitman posted a blog post

Are you catching reassigned US patents in your search?

Experienced patent searchers know that searching for patent databases by company name is hard – and I mean really hard. A company which owns a patent is called the patent “assignee” in the US. Take a look at ourassignee best practices wiki article over on the main Intellogist site to get an overview of some of the obstacles that can trip you up during this kind of search.One thing…See More
Oct 21, 2010

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I'm a former patent searcher now working full time to produce both objective and critical web content for Intellogist, a free resource for the patent and prior art searching community.
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Kristin Whitman's Blog

Can you keep up with the times? Changing taxonomies in biotech searching

Posted on June 22, 2011 at 1:29pm 0 Comments

At PIUG 2011 I learned about a new product that will be critical for searchers in the biotech area:  Names-for-Life semantically tags patent data with the most current biological taxonomy for organism names, helping searchers evaluate references and build search strategies on sound information.

 

To read more, please visit…

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Finding my way - what it's like to be the new kid

Posted on April 28, 2011 at 3:12pm 0 Comments

I recently blogged about my first days with Intellogist, and what helped me make it through.  Check it out:

 

http://intellogist.wordpress.com/2011/04/28/how-i-found-my-way-in-patent-information/

Web of Science vs. Scopus: Which is better? (Part 1)

Posted on March 1, 2011 at 10:39am 0 Comments

At Intellogist, we’ve spent a long time comparing the coverage information for various patent search systems. This is harder to do than it sounds.  But what about major providers of (non-patent) sci/tech literature?  In this post we compare two of the major product offerings.

 

http://intellogist.wordpress.com/2011/02/25/2406/

My Secret Weapon: The Open Directory Project

Posted on January 18, 2011 at 12:25pm 0 Comments

Recently I was attempting to find spot-on sources for a literature search.  This new blog post from Intellogist shows how I use the Open Directory Project (Dmoz) to get started.


http://intellogist.wordpress.com/2011/01/18/my-secret-weapon-the-open-directory-project/

GenomeQuest adds Chinese patent office sequence data

Posted on December 17, 2010 at 2:21pm 0 Comments

Check out Intellogist's most recent blog post about new Chinese coverage in the patent sequence search tool GenomeQuest.

 

http://intellogist.wordpress.com/2010/12/16/2076/

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At 1:35am on September 11, 2009, TRUNG THUC said…
Dear Ms. Whitman,
I'm so glad to have found you at IP Network. I would like to be connected to you, and hopefully work with you for patent and trademark matters in Vietnam.
Our firm is ranked among 13 top IP firms of Vietnam according to the latest Report of Legal 500 (http://www.legal500.com/c/vietnam/intellectual-property), and nominated for the award "Private Practice Patent Excellence" in Asia Pacific 2009 at http://www.ipworldleaders.com/nom_detail.asp?nav=viewNom&nomID=59. Our brief profile is available at www.patentattorney.vn/download/trung_thuc_profile.pdf. We have been handling patent matters for many applicants around the globe, such as British Telecommunications (UK), Vesuvius Crucible Company (US), Ceres Intellectual Property Company Limited (UK), Avexa (AU), Daiwa Can Co (JP), Taisei Plas Co (JP), etc.
I myself have been named among the 5 leading individuals in the IP field of Vietnam according to the latest Legal 500 Report (http://www.legal500.com/c/vietnam/vietnam-overview/leading-individuals). Thus, you are assured that working with our firm for patent matters in Vietnam is the right choice! In addition to the professional patent services, you are offered:
* reliable advice as early as the time you formally instruct us for any patent matters;
* expeditiousness of prosecution;
* timely update of practice before the Vietnamese National Office of Intellectual Property;
* immediate advice on conflict of interest (as conflict of interest is the utmost constant concern); and
* flexible fee policy.
I highly appreciate your attention and reading this mail. Should you need any assistance for any patent matter in Vietnam, please do not hesitate to contact us. I look forward to having opportunities to work with you in the near future.
Sincerely yours,
Yen Thieu
TRUNG THUC JSC
898/5 Duong Lang, Dong Da
Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: (844) 3775 6836
Fax: (844) 3775 5141
www.patentattorney.vn
admin@patentattorney.vn
trungthuc@viettel.vn

See our ranking and nomination at:
http://www.legal500.com/c/vietnam/intellectual-property (Legal 500, UK)
http://www.legal500.com/c/vietnam/vietnam-overview/leading-individuals (Legal 500, UK)
http://www.ipworldleaders.com/nom_detail.asp?nav=viewNom&nomID=59 (World Leaders International IP Award 2009)

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