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February 2020

New legal event data from Croatia, Italy, and Poland in INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB

January 2020

Changes to Derwent WPI Update numbering and the total number of annual DWPI updates

December 2019

Derwent World Patents Index: Manual Code revision 2020

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News Messages 2006

Research Disclosures reinstated in Derwent World Patents Index 07. July 2006

Starting with update 200638, coverage of Research Disclosures in Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI) has been reinstated . Research Disclosures are COPYRIGHT© Kenneth Mason Publications Limited. Coverage resumed with Research Disclosures published in May 2006. Research Disclosures are published...

TULSA/TULSA2 reloaded and enhanced with new search and display fields 27. June 2006

The Petroleum Abstracts database, produced by the University of Tulsa and available on STN(R) as TULSA (for subscribers) and TULSA2 (for non-subscribers), has been reloaded and enhanced with new search and display fields. Several additional enhancements are related to IPC Reform.

The F-Term thesaurus is now available in CA/CAplus 12. June 2006

Effective May 21, 2006, an F-Term thesaurus has been added to CA/CAplus. F-Terms are patent classifications used by the Japanese Patent Office (JPO) and have been included in CA/CAplus records since January 2004.

IPC 8 Rolled-up Core codes added to CA/CAplus and USPATFULL/USPAT2 06. June 2006

IPC 8 Rolled-up Core codes are now being added to the International Patent Initial Classification (/IPCI) field in the CA/CAplus family of databases and USPATFULL/USPAT2 on STN.

First Reclassification of IPC Codes now completed in INPADOC 27. May 2006

The first and major part of the reclassified International Patent Classification (IPC) data from the Master Classification Database (MCD) of the European Patent Office (EPO) has been implemented in the INPADOC database on STN. The EPO has announced a delivery of further reclassified data for later...

CA/CAplus enhanced with 1900-1906 U.S. patent records 12. May 2006

Effective May 5, 2006, over 10,000 records for U.S. chemical patents from 1900-1906 were added to Volume 0 in the CA/CAplus family of databases on STN.

KOREAPAT: Updating resumed 07. May 2006

Updating of the KOREAPAT database resumed on May 3, 2006. Between September 2005 and April 2006 no updates were loaded. During this period of time the database producer, the Korean Institute of Patent Information (KIPI), did not publish any documents due to technical conversions. The update of...

Improved structure highlighting in FQHIT and QHIT display formats in MARPAT 28. April 2006

Structure highlighting in the FQHIT and QHIT display formats in MARPAT has been improved. The FQHIT display format shows the first query-focused Markush structure containing the query structure and the fields containing hit text terms in the record. The QHIT display format provides fields...

Learning File LINSPEC has been reloaded 07. April 2006

As a consequence of the INSPEC reload, the corresponding learning file, LINSPEC, has also been reloaded. It is now available with the same new features as INSPEC. The reloaded LINSPEC file contains 95,000 records and is a closed file. The records represent a sample of INSPEC, covering all scopes...

New IPC8 search, display, select fields and IPC Thesaurus added to PATDPAFULL 30. March 2006

We have updated PATDPAFULL with IPC8 data for the publication weeks 2006/01 to 2006/12. Updates from week 2006/13 onwards will regularly contain the IPC8 codes.