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Blog Action Day 2010!

Today we’re dedicating a post to Blog Action Day 2010.

This event takes place every October 15th, uniting bloggers around the

world to dedicate a post to the same topic, and trigger discussion

about an important issue. This year’s topic is the importance of access

to clean, safe drinking water.

To read more, please see our post on the Intellogist… Continue

Added by Kristin Whitman on October 15, 2010 at 11:06am — No Comments

Why Patent Translation Matters (and Free Webinar)

The Intellogist Blog discusses the tricky issue of patent translation. Learn more at a free webinar on the subject!

Added by Chris Jagalla on October 14, 2010 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Check out the new introduction of patent, trademark and orher IP information toolbar

We've launched Intellectual Property Community Toolbar…

Added by Mikk Putk on October 14, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Warning: your electronic patent search databases have gaps!

Recently, a message came over Carl Oppedah’s PAIR discussion list

highlighting a mysterious gap in the USPTO’s online patent database:

data seemed to be missing for patent numbers between 6,363,527 and


Rick Neifeld, of Neifeld IP Law, responded that his 1999 survey into the PTO’s data revealed many errors in the USPTO’s data, as many of us have probably suspected for some time. Rick’s description of…


Added by Kristin Whitman on October 14, 2010 at 11:55am — 1 Comment

New Analytic Capability from LexisNexis PatentOptimizer Uncovers Insights across Patent Portfolios

Innovative technology enables faster, more complete assessments for IP professionals

NEW YORK, October 12, 2010 –… Continue

Added by Ilona Demmers on October 13, 2010 at 2:58am — No Comments

Update to the Interactive Patent Coverage Map

Check out details on new national office patent search systems on The Intellogist Blog:

Added by Chris Jagalla on October 12, 2010 at 3:12pm — No Comments

It's a hit! The Intellogist Blog's 100th Post

We revisit our greatest hits and some you might have missed. If you haven't checked it out yet, now's a great time:

Thanks for all the support, Intellectual Property Network!

Added by Chris Jagalla on October 7, 2010 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Winners in September

First of all, my apologies for the late announcement.

Most active members in September were Bikramjit Singh from @IPScintillation and Mark Ashworth… Continue

Added by Mikk Putk on October 7, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Interesting Patent Cooperation Treaty Statistics

Learn to find the statistics straight from the source. What will you discover?

From the Intellogist Blog:

Added by Chris Jagalla on October 6, 2010 at 12:22pm — No Comments

WIPO launches WIPO Lex and IPAdvantage database

The news from WIPO never stops coming! Recently, we highlighted WIPO’s new ASPI search initiative, and the new IPC Green inventory. As a quick Friday afternoon post, it’s worth mentioning two more resources that are available from the WIPO website.

To read more of this post, see… Continue

Added by Kristin Whitman on October 1, 2010 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Spotlight on GenomeQuest

Recently I was able to attend a demo of the GenomeQuest

sequence searching tool, which is designed to support sequence

searching for prior art investigations. GenomeQuest provides access to

proprietary patent database collections which have been indexed

especially for sequence searching, as well as to public access databases

of genetic and protein sequences.

One of GenomeQuest’s most notable databases,… Continue

Added by Kristin Whitman on September 30, 2010 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Green Patents in DWPI

Last week we touched on a classification index based around green technology from WIPO using IPC codes, this week we look at Derwent World Patents Index's version of the same featuring curated data.

The Intellogist Blog:

Added by Chris Jagalla on September 30, 2010 at 5:31pm — No Comments

New Features & Tutorials in

Some updates about

Site Updates - User Tools Added

Now the site comes with the following functionality:

1. History - now lets you access your search history. Useful when you wish to track what you have been searching for.

2. Saved Query - The ability to save queries for later use.


Added by Mark Ashworth on September 23, 2010 at 11:26pm — 1 Comment

iPairs, Zotero, PANTAS and more - patent search news roundup

Lots of quick hits of information over at The Intellogist Blog:

Added by Chris Jagalla on September 23, 2010 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Searching USPTO Assignments on the Web

The Intellogist Blog checks out the free assignments search portal on the USPTO website. Learn how to get the most up to date information on who owns that patent!

Added by Chris Jagalla on September 22, 2010 at 11:44am — 3 Comments

The Access to Specialized Patent Information Program

The Intellogist Blog has coverage of this WIPO joint announcment over at

Do you think this is a good plan? Personally it sounds like a way to kick-start intellectual property in developing countries...pretty neat!

Added by Chris Jagalla on September 20, 2010 at 2:31pm — 2 Comments

Lego Patents. An Infographic

Every now and then I start obsessing about a certain company or a certain inventor. A while back, it was Lego, so I started to play around with some vector graphics and patent information.


Added by Mark Ashworth on September 17, 2010 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

The Intellogist Blog examines WIPO's IPC Green Inventory

We look at how it functions and why it might be useful:

Added by Chris Jagalla on September 16, 2010 at 3:04pm — No Comments

First micropoll at IPNetwork: Agree or disagree?

Recently I found new great site where you can express your thoughts and see how many people think the same. It's also great way to participate in discussions and agree or disagree.

Now they have launched a widget that allows to add to you blog or website a small code to see are your visitors or readers agree or disagree with you.

Our first micropoll is: I think that Paul Allen might change the… Continue

Added by Mikk Putk on September 15, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments

New to patent searching? Here’s what you need to know.

It’s true – I was once new to patent searching, blithely dumping keywords into Google and saying things like “IPC code? What’s that?” Ah, youth. Fortunately, before turning me loose on the unsuspecting public, some extremely patient search experts worked with me on the major concepts of patent information.

And what is the biggest challenge for a new patent searcher? In my view, it’s understanding the legal…


Added by Kristin Whitman on September 14, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

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