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STN Patent Forum


STN® Patent Forums provide an ideal opportunity to learn what is new, and more about patent searching on STN.

PIUG Northeast Meeting
Monday, September 26, 2016

Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel
515 US Highway 1 South
Iselin, New Jersey

If you would like to register, please send an email.

9:00 - 10:15 am
What's New on STN
  Get up-to-date on the latest from STN.  Learn what’s new and coming soon on both classic and new STN. 
10:15 - 10:30 am
10:30 - 11:45 am
The Virtual File on STN
  You can create your own flexible STN “virtual file” by combining different data from multiple databases. Use STN tools like TRANSFER and FSORT to leverage information across databases. Learn how to create custom display formats and use them to display just the information you need. 
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
12:45 - 1:45 pm
Multi-File Structure Searching on New STN
  There are a number of structure searchable databases on the new STN platform – CAS REGISTRYSM, MARPAT®, Derwent Markush Resource (DWPIM), Derwent Chemistry Resource (DCR), and REAXYSFILESub. Learn how to perform structure searches in these databases, plus how to create a specific search strategy for the Derwent databases with new structure editor features. Learn techniques for duplicate patent removal, and results export in various formats, including new Excel formats. 
1:45 - 2:00 pm
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Patent Classification and CPC Combination Sets on STN
  Patent classifications can be used to create broad answer sets in a technology, to refine answer sets, and for competitive monitoring. The Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) system is the official system used by the USPTO and EPO and offers some new twists on classification searching for certain technologies. Learn how to use thesauri, search and analyze relevant classifications on STN. 

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