Check out this central catalog of online theses and dissertations, which offers multiple search options for users.
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 31, 2012 at 11:13am — No Comments
Here is a quick review of a new free reference management tool called Bibliogo.
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 30, 2012 at 10:16am — No Comments
How do you locate the most informative reference on a particular topic? This post illustrates one common search technique for identifying useful references, and I locate a nifty list of free Electronic Lab Notebooks during the process!
Here are some interesting grilling patents to help fan the flame for summer.
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 24, 2012 at 6:21pm — No Comments
The Business & IP Centre of the British Library website offers access to useful resource lists and industry guides that may help patent searchers locate relevant resources for a prior art search.
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 23, 2012 at 8:04am — No Comments
Learn about the newest upgrades to the free PATENTSCOPE search system by WIPO, including machine translation options, IPC tooltips, improved highlighting features, and more!
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 22, 2012 at 9:13am — No Comments
Here are two chemical research tool that may be useful resources during a chemical patent prior art search: Materials Project and ChemExper.
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 17, 2012 at 11:36am — No Comments
In April 2012, the SureChem website announced SureChemOpen, a free chemistry search product that was being launched prior to the release of two subscription search products (SureChemPro and SureChemDirect).
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 16, 2012 at 11:27am — No Comments
The Derwent World Patent Index is no longer available on one search platform, and it has numerical search options available on another platform! Also learn about the April 2012 updates to the European Patent Register.
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 15, 2012 at 8:08am — No Comments
What tips can the USPTO take from the websites and databases of other intellectual property offices in order to improve their own online services?
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 9, 2012 at 11:01am — No Comments
WangfangData.com is an excellent source of Chinese patent and non-patent literature (including journals, dissertations, conference proceedings, etc.), and you can freely perform searches and view limited records on the Chinese version of the system.
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 8, 2012 at 10:08am — No Comments
I recently viewed a demonstration of the “intellectual property risk management tool” M·CAM DOORS™, which utilizes a distinctive technology known as linguistic genomics to identify related prior art and displays these results through interactive visualizations.
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 3, 2012 at 9:44am — No Comments
Here is a quick round-up of recent changes to WIPO's Global Brand Database, SciFinder, and Google Patents.
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 2, 2012 at 11:22am — No Comments
The Intellogist Blog reviews Mendeley, a free reference manager tool and online catalog of over 34 million papers. Learn how Mendeley may be useful to prior art searchers.
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 1, 2012 at 11:01am — No Comments