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New on STN

March 2014

The latest release of the new STN platform, provides enhanced features and content that enable searchers to work more proficiently

February 2014

Access INFULL and DEFULL databases with STN Viewer

January 2014

DWPI: Latest Manual Code Revision goes live

Meet us at

PATINFO 2014- 36. Kolloquium der Technischen Universität Ilmenau über Patentinformation, Ilmenau, 04.-06. Jun

ICIC 2014, Heidelberg, 12.-14. Oct

STN User Meetings

Frankfurt, 06.05.2014
München, 13.05.2014
Essen, 22.05.2014

User Documentation - Complete List

A class on classification (PIUG NE 2009)(10/2009) 
 
Adding screens in structure searching (reviewed 12/2010) 
 
Adding Value to INPADOC on STN, Quality Assurance by FIZ Karlsruhe Patent Editorial (04/2012) 
 
All about WIPO - a comparative review of sources of WIPO sequence data (PIUG Boston Biotech) (02/2007) 
 
All change at WIPO - a review of the recent expansion in WIPO Published Sequence Listings coverage (PIUG Boston Biotech) (02/2010) 
 
ANALYZE and TABULATE Commands (STNotes No. 17, 05/2003) 
 
ANALYZE and TABULATE for statistical analysis (06/2008) 
 
Archive and redistribute results with the STN Information Keep & Share Program (06/2008) 
 
Audio/Video: BLAST Search and Post-Processing in USGENE (Live search, 06/2010) 
Audio/Video: Chemical Structure Search in DWPI (Live search, 08/2010) 
Audio/Video: Search for key patents in DPCI (Live search, 04/2011)  
Basic STN commands (06/2008) 
 
Best practices for BLAST searching, analysis, and post-processing (PIUG Boston Biotech)(02/2010) 
 
Bluff Your Way in Genetics (revised 03/2008) 
 
CA section thesaurus (06/2008) 
 
CAplus Core Journal Coverage List (CAS) 
CAS coverage of CA Basic Patents by Year (CAS) 
CAS coverage of patents (CAS) 
CAS coverage of sequences (policy changes in 2005 and 2007) (CAS) 
CAS Databases (CAS) 
CAS Patent Kind Codes for CA Basic and Patent Family Members (CAS) 
CAS REGISTRY: BLAST® similarity searching via STN Express® (11/2008) 
 
CAS REGISTRY: Blocking Groups and Annotations for Sequences (11/2008) 
 
CAS REGISTRY: Exact and pattern searching of nucleic acid sequences (11/2008) 
 
CAS REGISTRY: Exact and pattern searching of protein sequences (11/2008) 
 
CAS REGISTRY: Finding CAS Registry Numbers (06/2008) 
 
CAS REGISTRY: Motif Sequence Searching (03/2009) 
 
CAS REGISTRY: Stereoisomer searching (07/2008) 
 
CAS roles in CA/CAplus (05/2013) 
 
CAS Section Descriptions (CAS) 
CAS Standard Abbreviations and Acronyms (CAS) 
CASLINK for one-step structure searching in CAS REGISTRY, MARPAT, and CAplus (06/2008) 
 
CASREACT® User Guide (01/2007) 
 
Chemical substances in the patent literature (05/2000) 
 
Citation searching in SciSearch (06/2008) 
 
Cited patent searching (06/2008) 
 
Command Comparison Chart for Orbit and STN (08/2012) 
 
Command Summary Chart (01/2007) 
 
Commands and Quick Reference Resources (CAS) 
Coverage of Asian authorities in patent sequence databases (PIUG 2009 Boston Biotech) (02/2009) 
 
CPC Search and Display Fields (01/2013) 
 
Current Awareness Alerts (SDIs) User Guide (08/2013) 
 
Databases by Clusters (PDF) (01/2013) 
 
DGENE User Update - content, features, tips (PIUG 2008 Boston Biotech) (02/2008) 
 
DPCI Reference Manual (01/2011) 
DUPLICATE for identifying or removing duplicate records (06/2008) 
 
DWPI Chemical Fragmentation Code Sheet (01/2012) 
 
DWPI Chemical Fragmentation Codes (User Guide, 11/2000) 
 
DWPI Chemical Fragmentation Codes (Workshop, 11/2009) 
 
DWPI Chemistry Resource (DCR) Reference Manual (06/2007) 
 
DWPI Classification Manual (2012) 
 
DWPI country coverage and kind codes (Thomson Reuters) 
DWPI Enhanced Polymer Indexing (User Guides, 01/2007) 
 
DWPI Enhanced Polymer Indexing (Workshop, 12/2013) 
 
DWPI Manual Code Look-up Tool (Thomson Reuters) 
DWPI numeric property search (04/2012) 
 
DWPI on STN Workshop Manual (07/2012) 
 
DWPI Reference Manual (07/2012) 
 
DWPI User Guides: Chemical Indexing (Thomson Reuters) 
DWPI User Guides: Engineering Indexing (Thomson Reuters) 
DWPI User Guides: Polymer Indexing (Thomson Reuters) 
DWPI: Global Patent Sources (01/2007) 
 
DWPI: Summary Table of Original Publication Data Coverage at the Member Level (09/2011) 
 
e-Seminar - Advanced Techniques for Statistical Analyses in INPADOC on STN ( 05/2013) 
 
e-Seminar - Derwent Patents Citation Index (DPCI) on STN (09/2013)  
 
e-Seminar - Exploring GENESEQ (DGENE) on STN (11/2013) 
 
e-Seminar - Exploring PCTGEN and USGENE on STN (11/2013) 
 
e-Seminar - Improved patent searching using DWPI Manual Codes on STN (03/2013) 
 
e-Seminar - INPAFAMDB - Easy recipes for relevant results (06/2012) 
 
e-Seminar - Introduction to Derwent World Patents Index on STN (01/2014) 
 
e-Seminar - Multifile patent sequence searching on STN (07/2012) 
 
e-Seminar - Numeric property searching in DWPI on STN (02/2013) 
 
e-Seminar - Physical property searching in ReaxysFile on STN (12/2012) 
 
e-Seminar - Polymer Searching in CAS REGISTRY (10/2013) 
 
e-Seminar - PQSciTech a vast source of Sci-Tech information (02/2013) 
 
e-Seminar - Reaction searching in ReaxysFile on STN (12/2012) 
 
e-Seminar - ReaxysFile on STN: Significantly more content and further enhancements (11/2012) 
 
e-Seminar - Searching DWPI polymer indexing on STN (10/2013) 
 
e-Seminar - Searching for antibody information on STN (11/2011) 
 
e-Seminar - Searching for siRNA and miRNA in STN patent databases (09/2012) 
 
e-Seminar - Searching in DWPI Chemistry Resource (DCR) (02/2014) 
 
e-Seminar - Searching Japanese patent information on STN (11/2010)  
 
e-Seminar - Searching patent office classifications on STN (11/2012) 
 
e-Seminar - Sequence Basics (DGENE, USGENE, PCTGEN & REGISTRY, 07/2012)  
 
e-Seminar - Sequence Basics (USGENE & REGISTRY, 06/2010) 
 
e-Seminar - Sequence Motif Searches in CAS REGISTRY (07/2013) 
 
e-Seminar - Sequence searching on STN (DGENE via STN on the Web) (12/2007) 
 
e-Seminar - Setting up Alerts in the Derwent databases on STN (09/2012) 
 
e-Seminar - Sources and techniques for basic citation searching on STN (03/2011) 
 
e-Seminar - Structure Searching DWPI Using STN Express (05/2013)  
 
e-Seminar - The Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) in DWPI on STN (03/2013) 
 
Effective Patent Sequence Searching on STN (PIUG NE Workshop, 10/2008) 
 
Engineering databases on STN (05/2009) 
 
EPFULL Legal Status Codes (11/2006) 
 
European Patent Classification EPC (11/2012)(PDF/ZIP) 
European Patent Classification ICO (11/2012)(PDF/ZIP) 
Exploring DWPI in STN AnaVist, Version 2.0 (revised 06/2008) 
 
Finding Patents with STNEasy (rev. 10/2002) 
 
FIZ Karlsruhe Sequence Search Service (07/2011) 
 
Frequently asked questions about GETSIM/BLAST (04/2010) 
 
From Concept to content: The Genesis of USGENE (ONLINE Magazine Reprint, 12/2008) 
 
From Concept to Content: The Genesis of USGENE (ONLINE Magazine, 11/2008) 
FSEARCH for finding patent families (06/2008) 
 
FSORT for grouping patent records into families (06/2008) 
 
Full List of Abbreviations for Set Abbreviations (03/2004) 
 
GENESEQ on STN (DGENE) Workshop Manual (01/2014) 
 
GENESEQ User Guide (an Introduction) (09/2000) 
 
Getting Started in CASREACT® (05/2012) 
 
Guide to Commands (09/1997) 
 
Guide to STN Patent Databases (06/2012) - basic version 
 
Guide to STN Patent Databases (06/2012) - full version 
 
INDEX for evaluating databases and searches (07/2008) 
 
INPADOC News 2007/11: New and improved post grant EP legal status 
 
INPADOC News 2007/12: Learning File LINPADOCDB is now available 
 
INPADOC News 2008/02: Legal Status changes for EP (revised) 
 
INPADOC News 2008/04: Amendment of the Swiss Patent Law 
 
INPADOC News 2008/06: Legal Status news for Ireland (IE), UK (GB) and Eurasia (EA) 
 
INPADOC News 2008/08: Extended Legal Status Events 
 
INPADOC News 2009/03: New display formats in INPAFAMDB and INPADOCDB 
 
INPADOC News 2009/07: New Russian legal status data 
 
INPADOC News 2009/09: Country Coverage for South and Latin America 
 
INPADOC News 2009/10: New display fields and formats in INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB 
 
INPADOC News 2009/10_2: Announcement on Polish legal status data 
 
INPADOC News 2010/01: Enhancements for INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB (revised) 
 
INPADOC News 2010/02: Further Enhancements for INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB 
 
INPADOC News 2010/07: Enhanced Coverage of Citation Information in INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB 
 
INPADOC News 2010/10: Enhancements to the US National Patent Classification in INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB 
 
INPADOC News 2011/06: Enhancements to Classification Searching and Coverage in INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB 
 
INPADOC News 2012/02: Enhancements to Classification Searching and Coverage in INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB 
 
INPADOC News 2012/11: Cooperative Patent Classification available in INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB 
 
INPADOC News 2013/01: INPADOC Databases enhanced with Calculated Expiration Dates 
 
INPADOC News Archive (2007-2013) 
INPADOCDB & INPAFAMDB (STN User Meeting, 05/2008) 
 
INPADOCDB on STN: New Features and Enhanced Content (07/2007) 
 
INPADOCDB patent kind code list 
 
INPADOCDB priority application kind code list 
 
INPADOCDB/INPAFAMDB Handbook (02/2010) 
 
INPADOCDB/INPAFAMDB Handbuch (02/2010) (in German) 
 
INSPEC: Chemical and Numerical Indexing on STN (06/1995) 
 
INSPEC: Element term (/ET) search examples (12/2002) 
 
INSPEC: Quick Reference Guide (10/2010) 
 
INSPEC: User Documentation (The IET) 
Introducing STN Viewer: A Feature to Enhance Full-Text Patent Evaluation and Navigation (09/2007) 
 
Introduction to Patent Terminology (08/2001) 
 
Knowing whether to use U or T when searching RNA sequences on STN (10/2008) 
 
Leitfaden zu STN-Patentdatenbanken (06/2012) - Basisversion (in German) 
 
Leitfaden zu STN-Patentdatenbanken (06/2012) - Vollversion (in German) 
 
Make a Search on the Safe Side - A Case Study in the Pharma Field (IPI-Conf Ex, 03/2008) 
 
Making the Difference – Enhancing the Quality of First Level Patent Data (03/2007) 
 
MARPAT® User Guide (11/2013) 
 
Mastering STN Commands (09/1998) 
 
Merging and post-processing of sequences from the STN databases (PIUG Boston Biotech)(02/2010) 
 
Multi-file BLAST searching (USGENE Workshop Manual Supplement, 07/2011) 
 
NCBI BLAST® reference information (NCBI) 
Numeric property search (NPS) on STN [non-patent literature databases](04/2013) 
 
Numeric Property Searching in STN Patent Databases (12/2013) 
 
Nutzen Sie Skripte um ihre Recherchen zu organisieren? (in German) (01/2012) 
 
Patent search fields (06/2008) 
 
Patentfamilieninformation auf STN (in German) (2009) 
 
PCTFULL numeric property search (03/2011) 
 
PCTFULL: The Revolutionary PCTFULL on STN (06/2011) 
 
PCTGEN content and annotated sample record (07/2013) 
 
Polymer Information on STN (02/2013) 
 
Publication Kind Codes in CA, INPADOC, DWPI (10/2013) - English - US letter-format 
 
Publication Kind Codes in CA, INPADOC, DWPI (10/2013) - English/German - A4-format 
 
Quer der Dinge - ERFAPAT 2009 (in German) 
 
ReaxysFile on STN Introduction and Property Glossary (07/2012) 
 
ReaxysFile on STN: Addition of More Content (08/2012) 
 
ReaxysFile on STN: Displaying REACH Relevant Data (08/2012) 
 
ReaxysFile on STN: Property Information from Patents (08/2012) 
 
ReaxysFile on STN: Reactions (08/2012) 
 
ReaxysFile on STN: Searching Inorganic Substances and Related Properties (08/2012) 
 
Search Tip - Searching for assignees in DWPI on STN (05/2011) 
 
Search Tip - Searching for patent families in DWPI on STN (06/2011) 
 
Search Tip - Searching titles and abstracts in DWPI on STN (07/2011) 
 
Search Tip – Enhancing prior art searches using DPCI (09/2011) 
 
Searching DWPI Manual Codes and abstracts (polymers) (Workshop, 10/2012) 
 
Searching for Polymer Information on STN (10/2009) 
 
Searching for small sequences in the CAS Registry File (PIUG 2008 Boston Biotech) (02/2008) 
Searching for uncommon sequences on STN (PIUG Biotech)(02/2013) 
 
Searching in DWPI Chemistry Resource (DCR) (Workshop, 03/2013) 
 
Sequence code match searching on STN (REGISTRY & USGENE, STN Patents & Pizza, 02/2009) 
 
Sequence searching on STN workshop (PIUG Boston Biotech) (02/2012) 
Sequence searching on STN: hands-on-practice example sequences (07/2011) 
 
Setting up a multifile patent family & citation SDI in DWPI and DPCI (09/2011) 
 
STN Basics Interactive E-Learning Tutorials 
STN Basics Workshop Manual (03/2005) 
 
STN Database Summary Sheets 
STN Express Custom Table Tool template (.PRF) for DGENE, USGENE and PCTGEN post-processing (01/2010) 
STN Interface Comparison Sheet (12/2012) 
 
STN Patent Forum archives (US) 
STN sequence searchable databases (03/2013) 
 
STN Suchsprache Kurzanleitung (in German) (01/2007) 
 
STN Units System (CAS) 
STN User Guides 
STN-Dialog Command Comparison Charts (02/2013) 
 
STN® Screen Dictionary for Structure Searching (3rd edition) (10/2009) 
 
STNews (European Edition) 
STNews (US Edition) 
STNewsline - the official STN newsletter and monthly e-mail update 
STNINDEX User Guide (05/2010) 
 
Structure searching DWPI using STN Express (PIUG 2012 Workshop, 4/2012) 
 
Summary of INPADOCDB features & content (05/2007) 
 
Summary of INPAFAMDB features & content (05/2008) 
 
Summary of USGENE content and annotated sample record (07/2013) 
 
The Complete Markush Structure Search: Mission Impossible? (10/2001) 
 
The Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) on STN (04/2013) 
 
The Cooperative Patent Classification in Derwent World Patents Index on STN (04/2013) 
 
The Facts on Legal Status - Who, What, Where, When and Why (PIUG NE, 10/2008) 
 
The Genesis of USGENE (PIUG 2009 Boston Biotech, 02/2009) 
 
The History of Derwent & STN (12/2001) 
 
Thesauri on STN (06/2008) 
 
Tipps & Tricks vom Helpdesk (in German) (2009) 
 
TRANSFER for crossfile searching (06/2008) 
 
USGENE on STN (STN Patents & Pizza, 02/2011) 
 
USGENE patent kind code list (SequenceBase) 
 
USGENE publications, documents and downloads archive (SequenceBase) 
USGENE Workshop Manual (01/2014)