Category Archives: Patent information

2011 Patent Update @ Chemistry Librarians’ Workshop

A couple of weeks ago I gave a brief update on patent search tool developments at the Chemistry Librarians’ Workshop at the University of Toronto. One of the topics I covered was the recent addition of Markush searching in SciFinder. … Continue reading

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Patent Map from FreePatentsOnline

FreePatentsOnline has launched a new patent mapping service called Local Patents. The service combines inventor and assignee city data from 3 million US patents and published applications with a map of the US generated by Google Maps. It’s very cool. … Continue reading

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New Website Compares Patent Search Systems

Landon IP, a private firm specializing in patent and trademark searches and patent analytics, has launched Intellogist, a free website that aims to help patent searchers locate sources of patent information, evaluate public and commercial patent search systems and exchange … Continue reading

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New Guide to Using Patent Information from WIPO

WIPO recently published a new 44-page guide to using patent information. The guide explains what a patent is, the information contained in a patent document, where patent information can be found, and how to use basic patent search strategies. Almost … Continue reading

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