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News Messages 2015

Latest Release of New STN Enhances Search Functionality, Workflow and Efficiency 21. December 2015

CAS and FIZ Karlsruhe continue to enhance new STN with content and capabilities that enable searchers to increasingly turn to the new platform for their IP search needs. The December 2015 release of new STN includes:

Latest release of New STN® enhances IP search capabilities and efficiency 16. December 2015

The latest release of new STN is now available!

Change to PI field in CAplus records 27. November 2015

The field label for the PI field now appears on its own line, preceding the patent information included in this field. This applies to CAplus, HCAplus and ZCAplus only. Customers post-processing CAplus records are encouraged to determine whether there any impacts on their routines.

Derwent Markush Resource now available on the new STN platform! 19. November 2015

Access to the Derwent Markush Resource (file name DWPIM) is available exclusively on the new STN platform. It is implemented as a structure-based database encompassing around 1.9 million Markush structures from around 767.000 Derwent World Patents Index® (DWPIsm) documents. 33 patent issuing...

New Version of Emtree Introduces over 800 New Terms to Embase on Classic STN and New STN 16. September 2015

The September 2015 version of Emtree adds over 800 new preferred terms for Embase and Embase Alert searching on classic STN platforms, as well as on new STN. The new terms include:

DWPI: Manual Code Revision 2016 – Submit your Suggestions 24. August 2015

Thomson Reuters is asking for customer input for the 2016 Manual Code revision of the Electrical Patents Index (EPI) and Chemical Patents Index (CPI) Manual Codes. Customers are invited to review and comment on the proposals by 18th September.

Latest New STN Release Features Eight New Databases Including MARPAT from CAS for Markush Structure Searching 06. August 2015

The summer 2015 new STN release extends for the first time the platform’s chemical search capabilities to Markush structures. MARPAT, produced by CAS, enables access to the rapidly growing number of generic structures disclosed in patents, and is tightly integrated with CAplus for related patent...

100 Millionth Small Molecule Added to CAS REGISTRY 08. July 2015

On June 23, 2015, an important milestone was reached in CAS REGISTRY - the registration of the 100 millionth small molecule. Because most novel chemistry is now disclosed in patents, it should come as no surprise that this substance was first introduced in a patent. Coferon, Inc. of Stony Brook,...

Major update in GBFULL improves quality of full text 24. June 2015

The producer of the GBFULL database, LexisNexis Univentio, re-OCRed all documents with full text, which improved the quality in description and claims. All GB-documents with full text were loaded as updates between 20150427 and 20150623. In total more than 2.28 million national family records...

DWPI: Extended Country Coverage Includes Turkey 19. May 2015

The country coverage in DWPI has been further enhanced with the inclusion of records relating to Turkish patents and utility models. Turkey is a fast-growing economy with corresponding expansion in the intellectual property landscape and Thomson Reuters is responding to this growth in patenting...