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SEMANTiCS 2019 in Karlsruhe


SEMANTiCS is the leading European conference on Semantic Technologies and AI and is held for the first time in Karlsruhe, Germany. One of the organizers is FIZ Karlsruhe whose Vice President Information Service Engineering,  Prof. Sack, is Conference Chair and a member of the conference’s Permanent Advisory Board.

New on STN

May 2019

Second 2019 update to Emtree(TM) now available on STN(R)

April 2019

New legal status codes for US patent applications and granted patents in INPADOC

April 2019

Updates in database World Surface Coatings Abstracts (file WSCA) have resumed

Meet us at

CPAC - Patent Information Annual Conference of China 2019, 03.-09.Sep, Bejing
Bund Deutscher Patentanwälte - Herbstseminar, 10.-11.Okt, Dresden
EPOPIC 2019 - EPO Patent Information Conference, 29.-30. Oct, Bukarest

STN User Meetings

Paris, 10.09.2019
Toulouse, 12.09.2019
Lyon, 13.09.2019

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Searching the Value-Added Databases DWPI and CAplus



08.05.2019 - 09:30 - 16:00






The Derwent World Patents Index on STN

Discover the entry point to global patent information on STNext! Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI) is the world’s most comprehensive value-added database of international patent information covering all aspects of science and technology. In this workshop you will learn:


  • What is the Derwent World Patent Index
  • Take a tour of a typical database record, incl. tips and tricks
  • Standardization of specific fields and the Patent Assignee Code
  • Member information and translations
  • Numeric property search in DWPI on STNext


CA Lexicon and Thesauri in CAplus

This class will highlight best-practice techniques to identify and search the CA Lexicon hierarchy in STNext. We will investigate how chemical substance classes, biological taxonomic terms as well as general chemistry and life science descriptors are indexed and apply this knowledge for precise yet comprehensive searching in CAPLUS. Beyond the CA Lexicon, the following topics will be covered:


  • Controlled Terms /CT (CA-Lexicon)
  • CA-Section Codes /CC
  • Roles /RL
  • Company Name Thesaurus /CO


Let us know in advance about any specific aspects related to the workshop subjects you would like to see discussed. Please bring your laptop with you to test search strategies with free of charge STNext demo IDs.



Ernst Aichinger, FIZ Karlsruhe

Jan Baur, ACS International



NH Collection Barcelona Pódium

Bailén, 4-6

08010 Barcelona


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