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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.

The next STN Patent Forum is Thursday, May 26, 2016

Location: Hilton, Vancouver Washington
301 W. 6th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660

Let us know if you plan to attend.

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
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.
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
12:45 - 1:45 pm
Tips and Tricks for New STN

This presentation is a mixed bag of useful tips and tricks from different areas of new STN. We will discuss how to efficiently make use of thesauri to set up queries, how to apply filters, details on creating term lists for duplicate removal and multi-database searching, masking of special characters and keyboard shortcuts for the new STN interface and structure editor.

1:45 - 2:00 pm
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Tips for Searching Polymer Structures in CAS REGISTRYSM
  Polymers are used in numerous technologies, from pharmaceuticals, material sciences, to packaging and coatings. They can be described generically, by structural repeating units, or by component monomers. Learn how polymers are registered in CAS REGISTRY, how to combine monomer structures, use polymer filters, and polymer class terms for efficient structure searches for polymers. In addition, see how PatentPakTM in STN can make finding relevant chemical information in patents faster and more efficient.

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