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Patent Forum Spring 2012

What's New?

Get up-to-date on the latest from STN. Learn what’s new, including:

  • New STN status update
  • Enhancements in new version of STN Express, Version 8.5
  • Increased coverage of ahead-of-print articles in CASM/CAplusSM
  • Expanded patent coverage and new patent classification thesauri in CA/CAplus
  • Enhanced and new display formats in MARPAT
  • AUPATFULL, CANPATFULL and CNFULL now available
  • Coverage enhancements in INPADOCDB
  • Harmonized Tariff Codes and REACH List of Registered Substances in CHEMLIST

Effective Property Searching on STN

A number of key databases on STN provide physical and chemical property search options which can be of importance for patent and non-patent literature searches. Properties ranging from chemical, pharmacological and ecological, to physical and electrical/electronic may be searched on STN. In this session, we will provide practical tips for conducting a variety of property searches in several key STN databases, including CAS REGISTRYSM, REAXYSFILE, INSPEC, and many patent databases.

Biomedical Files on STN

Patent searching is not always about searching patent databases. Clinical trials, toxicity and nonpatent literature information is useful in many searches. This session will focus on some of the features and techniques for searching the major biomedical files on STN: MEDLINE, BIOSIS, EMBASE and CAplus. Also, learn about:

  • Medical thesauri
  • Special fields
  • Substance crossover
  • CAS Roles

DWPI Tips & Tricks

Derwent World Patents Index (DWPISM) is the world’s most comprehensive value-added database of international patent information, covering all aspects of science and technology. DWPI has been enhanced with many new features in recent years, including the addition of the DWPI Chemistry Resource (DCR) and the members level which captures important supplementary data from the original publications. Learn how to take full advantage of these features and many others using the tips and tricks included in this session.

Structure Search Workflow for Patent Searching on STN

This session will introduce a basic workflow for chemical structure searching that incorporates the best practices of our STN Applications Specialists. Learn how to maximize comprehensiveness, increase precision and share information more easily with colleagues.