Learn about recent updates to the USPTO Patent Full-Text Database, PATENTSCOPE, and TotalPatent!
Learn about the latest updates to the European Patent Register and plans for a Federated Register!
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Here's a quick guide on how to locate patent documents issued by the African regional patent authority ARIPO.
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Here's a guide to OAPI coverage in both free and paid patent search tools.
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Patent Savant, a web portal created by Patent Savant LLC, allows users to access patent reexam data for free through a much more user-friendly interface than PAIR, and subscribing users can access broader search options, alerts, and annotation tools.
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Learn about Japanese machine translation services on Espacenet, free article previews on DeepDyve, and TotalPatent export updates!
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Spring is here, and since the azaleas are blooming and gardens everywhere are looking lovely, I thought I’d honor spring by writing a quick primer on searching for U.S. plant patents.
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Learn about the new citation viewing features for INPADOC families on Espacenet, and find out the coverage of PATENTSCOPE’s new US collection!
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Here is a quick summary of all the coverage updates and interface improvements on both the PatBase and PatBase Express platforms for Spring 2013!
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Here is a brief guide on how to use the “Statistical Mapping from USPC to CPC” concordance tool that's now available on the USPTO website.
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Learn about all the new coverage, search, display, and download options recently added on two major sequence search platforms,GenomeQuest and the USGENE BLAST Search Portal!
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The PIUG 2013 Annual Conference will be held from April 27 to May 2, 2013 in Alexandria, Virginia at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, and the organization is again offering new patent information professionals the chance to attend the conference for free by entering to win the 2013 Brian Stockdale Memorial Award.
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Users can search directly through the Italian Patent and Trademark Office National Data Search for bibliographic data on Italian patent records, or you can utilize the FILPAT database, provided by FILDATA srl, which hosts bibliographic data on Italian utility models.
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Get an overview of new free content accessible through the JSTOR Register and Read program, and also learn about the scholarly books now available on the JSTOR platform.
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The Spring 2013 Advanced Courses Program, held April 7-13, 2013 in Orlando, Florida and hosted by Patent Resources Group, will cover highly relevant patent law topics, including the monumental changes to patent law caused by the America Invents Act, what patent professionals need to know about the future European…Continue
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The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office IP Search platform provides an intuitive central interface where users can search through all imaginable types of Hungarian intellectual property: patents, SPCs, plant patents, utility models, trademarks, geographical indications, designs, topography, and even copyright records.
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Public Library of Science (PLOS) is a publisher of seven peer-reviewed and open-access journals. Here is an overview of recent changes implemented to enhance the usability, access to key information, and navigation on the PLOS network.
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Major scientific publisher Springer has created a network of fully open-access search portals, and all content on these platforms are completely free to access. These open-access Springer portals can provide valuable non-patent literature (NPL) prior art for patent searchers.
If you’re a person who feels that boiling a pot of water is about as far as you’re willing to travel into the culinary world, then you have many inventors to whom you should silently thank for letting us live in a culture of convenient food products.
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Learn how to access the patent search service on the Syrian Patent Office website and the KACST Patent Search for Saudi Arabia.
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