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News Messages 2011

INPADOC: Delay of German patent coverage 21. June 2011

The European Patent Office informed us about significant delays of the coverage of German bibliographic and legal status data in INPADOC from week 25/2011:

INPADOC databases enhanced with first page images 17. June 2011

The INPADOC databases INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB have been enhanced with first page images for patent publications of 8 major patent authorities. This new graphical information greatly supports relevance checking of technology search...

PATDPA will no longer be updated 17. June 2011

The patent database PATDPA will no longer be updated from week 25/2011 onwards. PATDPA is a patent database covering all patent publications related to Germany (DE-, EP- and PCT-publications) which has been operated in close cooperation of FIZ Karlsruhe and the German Patent and Trademark...

TEMA® now available for STN customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland 01. June 2011

The database TEMA (Technology and Management) produced by WTI-Frankfurt eG has been available on STN for many years, but was not accessible for STN customers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Since June 1, 2011 STN users from these countries have access to this important resource for...

DGENE, USGENE, and PCTGEN: STN biosequence searches with enhanced performance 23. May 2011

FIZ Karlsruhe has enhanced the performance for biosequence searches in the databases DGENE, USGENE and PCTGEN. Searches (RUN GETSEQ, RUN GETSIM, RUN BLAST, BATCH search) now run to completion in a fraction of the time you have been used to.

PCTFULL: Free test of the numeric property search feature 11. May 2011

Test the new numeric property search feature in the patent full-text database PCTFULL free of charge up to 100 EUR (100 USD). The numeric property search in PCTFULL allows you to limit your search to particles in the nanoscale (SIZ< 100 nm)catalytic reactions at low temperatures (e.g....

The INPADOC files, PCTFULL, GBFULL and FRFULL have been enhanced with thesauri for the European Patent Classifications 09. May 2011

The INPADOC files (INPADOCDB, INPAFAMDB) as well as GBFULL and FRFULL provide access to the European patent classifications ECLA and ICO (in computer only codes), PCTFULL covers the ECLA classification. Now thesauri have been attached to the respective search fields /EPC and /ICO, which greatly...

The DWPI (files WPINDEX, WPIDS and WPIX) on STN has been enhanced with thesauri for the European Patent Classifications 26. April 2011

European Patent Classifications are being added to the DWPI database (files WPINDEX/WPIDS/WPIX) for some time already. Now thesauri are being made available for the /EPC and /ICO search fields to make navigating through the maze of codes easier. For available relationships see HELp RCO.

Pricing for SELECTing Patent, Application, and Priority Numbers in the USPAT and IFI Database Families is Now Consistent with Similar Patent Databases on STN 07. March 2011

New pricing has been introduced for the USPAT databases (USPATFULL / USPAT2 / USPATOLD) and the IFI databases (IFIPAT / IFIUDB / IFICDB) based on the number of records from which patent numbers are SELECTed. This introduction makes the pricing of USPAT and IFI database families consistent with...

Fulltext Patent Database PCTFULL completely reloaded: New Numeric Property Search available, a unique feature of STN 24. February 2011

The PCTFULL file on STN is completely reloaded as of February 26, 2011, and contains much more content, like names, addresses and full-text in various languages (e.g. English translations of German, French, Spanish or Russian full-texts), plus a new search feature for numeric property search in...