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.
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I recently blogged about my first days with Intellogist, and what helped me make it through. Check it out:
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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.
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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.
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Check out Intellogist's most recent blog post about new Chinese coverage in the patent sequence search tool GenomeQuest.
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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 our
assignee 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…
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Note: If you followed last week’s post on gaps in patent search systems, be sure to go check out the very active comments section! There were a number of great points made that we think everyone should take a look at.
At a major industry conference several years ago,…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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