March 2011 Blog Posts (17)

The TKDL- A New Tool for Finding and Protecting Old Knowledge

The TKDL- A New Tool for Protecting Old Knowledge - A post about the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library, a new database of traditional knowledge from India, over at the Intellogist Blog.

Added by Joelle Mornini on March 31, 2011 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Top 60 patenting regions

There are some great charts and tables shown in OECD Compendium of Patent Statistic 2008. Especially interesting are top patenting regions in general and by different technology fields.




Added by Mikk Putk on March 31, 2011 at 3:30am — No Comments

Better Patent Search With Two Monitors

The Intellogist Blog makes a case for why you should add a second monitor to your workstation.


Here's a preview: it's great!

Added by Chris Jagalla on March 30, 2011 at 4:25pm — 1 Comment

Searching for Patent Trolls: a new post over at the Intellogist blog

Check out the new blog post about searching for patent trolls over at

Added by Joelle Mornini on March 29, 2011 at 3:49pm — 2 Comments

Greatest (Patent) Hits: Most Popular Intellogist Blog Posts

Our most popular posts in one location for all our new readers (or for old readers to check out if they missed them!).


Also: what topics do you want us to cover in the future?

Added by Chris Jagalla on March 24, 2011 at 6:10pm — 1 Comment

Did you know? Facts about patents

Did you know?

Some interesting facts about patents:

  • * 50-60% patent applications denied by the patent offices.
  • * Examiners at the USPTO typically have around twenty hours to examine patent applications, in this limited time the examiners must digest the new material in the application, research the prior art,…

Added by Mikk Putk on March 22, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Did you know how many patent pools are out there?

Recently when I searched for some patent pools I had no idea how many companies actually work and offer their technologies together.

Patent pool is a group or consortium of patent holders who share their intellectual property through licensing.

Here is a short summary of available patent pools…


Added by Mikk Putk on March 19, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Top 5 Patent Search System Annoyances: Gear Grinder #4

We're back with another of our Gear Grinder series entries: having fun and complaining about the day to day struggles of being a patent searcher!


Come check out Danny Rooney's biggest pet peeves when it comes to search systems:

Added by Chris Jagalla on March 17, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

How to export data on the new Espacenet

The Intellogist Blog shows you what the new features are and how to use them! Get your patent information in Excel format with this handy feature.

Added by Chris Jagalla on March 16, 2011 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Patent Information Updates to Intellogist

We have a new blog that details changes to FreePatentsOnline, IEEE Xplore, Rospatent, GenomeQuest, USGENE, and a fun crossword!

Added by Chris Jagalla on March 15, 2011 at 5:08pm — No Comments

The PIUG Brian Stockdale Memorial Award: Important for the Patent Community

Find out how to apply for the award and why it's important to all of us. New Intellogist Blog post:

Added by Chris Jagalla on March 11, 2011 at 4:08pm — No Comments

IEEE Xplore Updated – Electrical and Computing Literature

The Intellogist Blog examines an update to IEEE Xplore that increases the quality of it's data, plus a bit of an overview for those of you looking to find a good niche resource.

Added by Chris Jagalla on March 10, 2011 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Free patent search portal Espacenet has arrived with new powerful search features

New version of worldwide patent search engine Espacenet v5 is here with radical developments.

In addition to completely redesigned user interface you will notice lot of new features. Espacenet developers has improved lay-out, usability, ergonomics, navigation, and also the Espacenet logo.

In v5 you can find an export-to-Excel function, RSS feeds, query history and other new features.

Here is short…


Added by Mikk Putk on March 9, 2011 at 4:10am — 4 Comments

Welcome to Intellectual Property Insiders!

After long waiting, finally it's here - ipInsiders!


I'm glad to announce that our Intellectual Property Network has new name - ipInsiders, new domain name, logo and bit different design also.


The new domain name is…


Added by Mikk Putk on March 8, 2011 at 2:35am — 5 Comments

Gear Grinder #3: Complaints in the Patent World – Using Excel

Our new Intellogist Blog post: how Excel could be made better!

Added by Chris Jagalla on March 3, 2011 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Version 1.01 of the TM Manager was released by the App Store

Worth a look:


I'd added the features:

1. Added 'famous brands' directory for browsing top 100 brands' newest trademarks.

2. Added feature to 'View/Edit Notes' for trademarks saved under 'My Trademark Collection.'


However, thanks to the feedback of a few TM lawyers, it is…


Added by Mark Ashworth on March 3, 2011 at 12:42am — No Comments

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.

Added by Kristin Whitman on March 1, 2011 at 10:39am — No Comments

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