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New on STN

February 2019

New Display Format IFAM2 in INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB with Focus on Legal Status

February 2019

Key Terms support efficient full-text searching and results evaluation in Patent Full-text Databases

February 2019

Reload of patent full-text databases FRFULL and GBFULL with major enhancements

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PATENTE 2019, 25. - 26. Feb, Munich
IC-SDV 2019 The Meeting, 08. - 09. Apr, Nice
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STN User Meetings

Frankfurt, 07.05.2019
München, 15.05.2019
Essen, 09.10.2019

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Solutions for IP Professionals

As an Intellectual Property (IP) professional, you can find science and technology information critical to your business needs - whether you do the searching yourself or have the search carried out by us.

We offer patent and literature databases from all over the world for answering questions related to:

  • Patentability
  • Prior art
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Legal status
  • Freedom-to-operate

You can search patent data such as:

  • Front page information, e.g., patent number, patent assignee, title
  • Abstracts
  • Full-text
  • Legal status
  • Patent family
  • Database specific indexing, e.g., names and structures for specific or Markush structures, sequences, concepts

For more details on STN´s interface application see STNext™ - elevating the classic STN experience.

The full-text of documents for all references retrieved from STN databases can be accessed via the STN Full-Text Solution.

If you are in lack of resources or wish to outsource certain search types (e.g. chemical structure and Markush searching or biosequence searching) our Search Service will be happy to help you with their expertise in all kinds of patent, chemistry, life science, and technology searches.