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STN Patent Forum



STN® Patent Forums provide an ideal opportunity to learn more about patent searching on STN.

May 7, 2015
PIUG Annual Meeting

The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center
West Lombard, Illinois

Please click here to register.

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
What's New?

Get up-to-date on the latest from STN. Learn what’s new on both the classic and new STN platforms.

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Maximizing the Derwent Value-Added Features on classic STN – A Multi-Database Approach

Thomson Reuters produces many different value-added databases that are available on the STN platform. This session will show you how to maneuver between the various databases to get the most out of each database. The presentation will utilize Derwent databases and will illustrate some of the value-added features in these databases, including keyword indexing, the Derwent classification and manual codes, Derwent Chemical Resource (DCR) indexing, and the Numeric Property Search capability. This presentation is recommended for all level of searchers, from the novice to the experienced searcher.

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
New STN Case Studies

Each release of the new STN platform delivers additional enhancements to the STN search experience while maintaining precise and efficient searching of scientific and patent content. This session will use search examples to showcase some of the best new features in new STN. 

1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Extended Patent Families on STN

The ability to search CAplusSM, INPADOC and the Derwent World Patents Index (DWPISM) for patent family information has always been a unique feature of classic STN. Learn about patent families, and the enhancements we have made with the Patent Family Index and the Derwent Patent Family Index in new STN.




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