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PCTGEN

 Summary Sheet

Description:

Producer:World Intellectual Property Organization, Switzerland /
FIZ Karlsruhe, Germany
Coverage:2001-present
File Size:More than 14.8 million records,
more than 11.5 million nucleic acid sequences,
more than 3.2 million protein sequences (05/2017)
Updates:  Weekly
File Type: Bibliographic, Sequence
Content:Nucleic acid and protein sequences
Language: English

PCTGEN (World Patent Application Biosequences database) contains information on nucleic acid and protein sequences submitted to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) by the patent applicants. Each record includes the sequence data as submitted by the patent applicant, and additional information such as molecule type and organism as well as patent-related data e.g., application and publication dates. Several options are available for sequence searching, among them direct sequence searching using the Sequence Code Match (SCM), and homology searching using the FASTA algorithm-based GETSIM function or the BLAST algorithm.

Producers:

World Intellectual Property Organization
PO Box 18
CH-1211 Geneva 20
Phone: +41 22 338-9111
Fax: +41 22 338-5428

FIZ Karlsruhe
P.O. Box 2465
D-76012 Karlsruhe
Phone: +49 7247 808 555
Fax: +49 7247 808 131
Email: helpdesk(at)fiz-karlsruhe(dot)de
Copyright Holders

Usage Terms

The following database producer's special conditions for use of his database(s) apply to your use of the PCTGEN file on STN.

I. General Part

1. Scope
Section 2 to 4 of these conditions apply to all databases offered via STN Karlsruhe as far as no differing regulations are specified under II. Special Part

2. Customers
A customer is an individual or an institution (i.e. a legal body such as a university, public authority, company) for whom online access has been ordered.

3. Search Results
All rights are reserved.

Search results delivered online or offline are only for internal (own) use of the customer. No written permission of the database producer is required if search results delivered to the customer in computer-readable form are used only for internal purposes of the customer, i.e. printed, processed, modified, or linked with other data (e.g. for creating a database). The customer must observe the copyright of the database producer.

Enter HELP SHARETERMS for detailed information on the STN Information Keep & Share Program, which allows Recipients to purchase the right to archive and / or redistribute search results from STN databases for internal re-use. Or, visit the STN Information Keep & Share Program for details.

Results from searches carried out by the customer on request, or on behalf of individuals or institutions (see under 2.) outside his own institution (third parties) may only be given to them for explicit internal use. The transmitted search results must include the database producer's copyright. For safety purposes, the customer may keep a copy of the results obtained from a search carried out for third parties. The customer must obtain database producer's specific written permission for any further uses of search results obtained for third parties, particularly for the transmission of search results in electronic form or their distribution in hardcopy, e.g. sale, loan, license, or free charge. The customer must do his/her best efforts in preventing a theft or inadvertent illicit dissemination of the records.

4. Warranty and Liability
The database producers shall use their best efforts to deliver correct information in their databases, however, they do not accept warrenty and liability for completeness, accuracy and timeliness unless set out differently in II. Special Part.