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News Messages 2008

Current-awareness alert (SDI) setup and editing enhanced 22. October 2008

Current-awareness alert (SDI) setup and editing has been enhanced for all STN databases. All update field code options are now displayed when you set up or edit SDIs, including SMARTracker. For example, in CAplus:

Canadian PCT Application documents for Derwent DWPI 15. October 2008

The Derwent World Patents Index database (files WPINDEX, WPIDS and WPIX) coverage has been extended with Canadian PCT Application documents.

EPC2000 implemented in EPFULL File 02. October 2008

In week 30/2008 for the first time all new data elements due to the new European Patent Convention, referred to as EPC2000, were present in EPO's data supply. The EPC2000, came into force in December 2007, but the changes that the new convention implicates to the EPO Bibliographic Data (EBD)...

US and WO patent number searching enhanced 02. October 2008

United States (US) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WO)patent number searching has been enhanced in the DWPI, INPAFAMDB, INPADOCDB, PCTFULL, PCI, DGENE, USGENE and other files.

CAS patent coverage enhanced to include exemplified prophetic substances identified in new Japanese-language patents 30. September 2008

CAS now covers exemplified prophetic substances in new Japanese-language basic patents. This coverage supplements existing coverage in all new English-, French-, and German-language basic patents.

EMBASE and EMBAL enhanced with new search and display fields 29. September 2008

Excerpta Medica (EMBASE) and EMBASE Alert (EMBAL) have been enhanced with new search and display fields:

IFICLS enhanced with new super search field 29. September 2008

IFI Current Patent Legal Status Database (IFICLS) has been enhanced with a new Patent Assignee (PASS) super search field. Searching the PASS field simultaneously retrieves all assignee names in the following fields:

CA/CAplus current-awareness alert options enhanced to accommodate supplemental CAS indexing of exemplified prophetic substances 25. September 2008

A new Update Date, Addition of Registered Substance (UPIT) option for current-awareness alerts (SDIs), including SMARTracker, is now available in CA/CAplus. This enhancement allows you to automatically retrieve records updated with supplemental CAS indexing of exemplified prophetic substances.

Support for STN Express, Versions 6.01 and earlier, to be discontinued 19. September 2008

Support for STN Express, Versions 6.01 and earlier, will be discontinued on December 31, 2008. While you may continue to use Versions 6.01 and earlier after this date, technical support and documentation for these versions will no longer be available.

Derwent WPI with more value-add information and machine-translated claims for China and Korea 09. September 2008

The coverage of Asian patent data in Derwent World Patents Index(R) (DWPI(SM)), files WPIDS, WPINDEX and WPIX, has been significantly improved with new English content for China and Korea.