CAS STNext Patent Forum

CAS STNext® Patent Forums provide an ideal opportunity to learn about the latest features, functionality, and content for patent searching in CAS STNext.

The most recent Patent Forum was on May 4, 2022. This was in conjunction with the PIUG 2022 Annual Conference in Alexandria, Virginia.


9:00 AM – 9:15 AM -- Registration and Coffee

9:15 AM – 10:30 AM  -- What’s New in CAS STNext®

This session will cover the latest database improvements and developments on CAS STNext, including content updates and new functionality.

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM -- Break

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM -- Creating Impactful Reports in CAS STNext and BizInt Smart Charts

You have developed the perfect CAS STNext search and created a tailored answer set for your client. One more big job to do – create a report for your client that documents your findings. We’ll review the options CAS STNext offers you for creating reports, including recent enhancements. CAS STNext data can also be included in reports created with BizInt Smart Charts, and our guest speaker, John Willmore, will demonstrate creating impactful reports incorporating CAS STNext data using BizInt.

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM  -- Lunch                    

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM  -- Derwent Reloaded on CAS STNext – Enhancements, Additional Content and New Options

The Derwent suite of databases on CAS STNext have been reloaded and reorganized. The new implementation offers several enhancements, including additional first-level data and the integration of the Derwent Patent Citation Index (DPCI) into the Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI) database. The Derwent Chemistry Resource (DCR) has now become a separate structure searchable database with new search options, and substructure highlighting. This session will illustrate these enhancements and discuss changes to search strategies and workflow as a result of this reorganization. 

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM  -- Break

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM -- Introduction to CAS STNext Projects

When searching, you may need to create structures, transcripts and scripts as part of you investigation. The recently introduced Projects functionality in CAS STNext allows you to create and manage a repository for each of your project’s search assets. In this session, we’ll demonstrate this valuable new feature that will allow you to immediately increase your efficiency as a searcher.   

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM  -- Wrap Up