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News Messages 2019

Derwent World Patents Index: Manual Code revision 2020 19. December 2019

From DWPI update 2020001 onwards the DWPI Manual Codes will be indexed with the revised 2020 set of codes. The Manual Codes are revised at the start of each year to include new codes suggested by customers as well as the patent analysts at Derwent. For the 2020 revision, 59 new Manual Codes have...

New Korean Patent Full-Text Database KRFULL released 17. December 2019

The new patent full-text database KRFULL for patent applications, granted patents, and utility models published by the Korean Intellectual Property Office has been released. Full-text in machine-translated English is available for the complete file. KRFULL contains documents from 1978 to the...

CAplus (SM) Now Provides Non-Conventional Patent Families for Chinese Dual Filings 11. December 2019

The Chinese patent system allows for parallel filing of a patent application and a utility model on the same day. This allows companies to get rapid protection with the utility model application for their invention, and stronger patent protection later when the patent application grants.Because...

PatentPak(R) now available in USPATFULL/USPAT2 on STNext(R) 26. November 2019

Effective November 24, 2019, STN customers licensing PatentPak will gain access to PatentPak information in chemistry and chemistry-relevant patents in USPATFULL and USPAT2 on STNext. Customers who do not yet have access to PatentPak should contact their local service center for licensing...

CAS FORMULATIONS (TM) Enhanced on STNext 26. November 2019

To further improve the newest STNext database, a number of enhancements to CAS FORMULATIONS have been released. These include: More Indented display formats – In addition to IBIB, the ICHEM, IPRODUCT, ICHPR and IALL display formats are now also available. In these formats, field codes are replaced...

German Patent Full-Text Database DEFULL enhanced 19. November 2019

The patent full-text database DEFULL for patent applications from Germany has been reloaded and enhanced. Full-text is now available for the complete file since earliest publication year 1877. New features are Keyterms (field KT) to support efficient full-text searching and results evaluation,...

INPADOC with more current and complete Japanese legal status information 23. October 2019

Since update week 2019/41, the Japanese Patent Office (JPO) has accelerated provision of legal status events by two weeks. New legal event data is now available within two weeks after publication (Gazette date in field /LSD). Additionally, the completeness for all JP legal event codes increased...

Third 2019 update to Emtree(TM) now available on STN(R) 09. October 2019

The third 2019 update to Emtree, the Embase thesaurus, is now available on STNext and other STN platforms.For this release, 1,049 new preferred terms were added. This includes 872 non-drug terms, 29 medical device terms and 177 drug terms. Emtree now includes almost 84,000 preferred terms and...

New CAS FORMULATIONS TM Database Launched on STNext 08. October 2019

The newest database from CAS is now available exclusively on STNext. The CAS FORMULATIONS database (file label CASFORM) focuses on the chemistry content of formulations. It also provides information on the products using these formulations, experimental activity of formulations and the processes...

New legal status codes for US patent applications and granted patents in INPADOC 23. April 2019

10 new generic legal status event codes for US patent applications and granted patents are now available in INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB. The data covers status information for about 80 different status event values created or updated since 1980. Based on information available on the Patent Examination...