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January 2020

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December 2019

Derwent World Patents Index: Manual Code revision 2020

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News Messages 2010

Removal of Pre-IPC 8 data fields streamline displays in CA/CAplus, CASREACT,and MARPAT 24. June 2010

To streamline displays in the H/Z/CA, H/Z/CAplus, MARPAT, and CASREACT databases, Pre-IPC 8 display formats ICM, ICS, ICA, ICI, and IC have been removed from the following predefined display formats:

DGENE, USGENE and PCTGEN with enhanced Batch Search Options 21. June 2010

Offline sequence searching is now available for exact sequence searches (GETSEQ) in the three sequence databases DGENE, USGENE and PCTGEN. This new search option is especially useful for nucleotide sequence searches which usually require more computational time than protein searches. Users can now...

DWPI First View (file WPIFV) will no longer be available after July 30, 2010 02. June 2010

The Derwent World Patents Index First View (DWPI First View, file WPIFV) database will no longer be available after July 30, 2010. The final update (201040) will be made around June 25 and the file will then remain static until July 30, allowing users to retrieve any saved search results. During...

DWPI: New coverage - French Granted Patents 02. June 2010

The coverage of France in DWPI has been enhanced in May 2010 with the inclusion of French Granted patents (FR B#) adding to the existing coverage of French Applications in the file. The FR B's will be mainly equivalents within the DWPI patent family. The first records to be processed were those...

INSPEC - IPC codes have been added to the backfile (1969-2009) 12. May 2010

Since January 2010 INSPEC (covering physics, computing, electrical and mechanical engineering), produced by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), has been mapping their indexing schemes to the WIPO IPC scheme to assign IPC codes to relevant records. The INSPEC implementation of IPC...

CAS and FIZ Karlsruhe Announce Plans for a New STN® Platform 03. May 2010

The STN Partners CAS and FIZ Karlsruhe would like to give early notification to their valued customers that a new STN platform is being developed.

MEDLINE Coverage Is Extended Back to 1947 07. April 2010

The MEDLINE backfile has been extended back to 1947, adding an extra 63,839 records to MEDLINEs coverage.

50,000 World Traditional Medicine (WTM) Patents Now Availale in CAplus 07. April 2010

A total of 22,000 World Traditional Medicine (WTM) patents from many different countries were recently added to the CAplus archive, increasing the total number of these unique patents to 50,000. WTM records expand coverage of this unique type of prior art, which is gaining in importance to the...

CA/CAplus CLASS Display Streamlined with Removal of Pre-IPC 8 Data Fields 07. April 2010

Pre-IPC 8 fields (ICM, ICS, ICA, ICI) have been removed from CLASS displays, including CLASS data displayed as part of the predefined display formats:

EMBASE Adds Unique Records from MEDLINE, Expanding Coverage back to 1948 06. April 2010

EMBASE has expanded its indexing collection to more than 7,000 journals and increased the size of its database by 8.4 million records going back to 1948 by adding unique records from MEDLINE.