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New STN - Version One

What’s New

April 2017

Latest Release of New STN Enhances Search History and Expands Database Coverage

October 2016

Latest Release of New STN Extends Export to Excel Support to 28 More Databases

Press Releases

November 2015

FIZ Karlsruhe and Thomson Reuters Advance Chemical Structure Patent Search

August 2015

New STN® Breaks Ground with Markush Structure Search and Enhanced Content for Intellectual Property Exploration and Research


Im chemischen Strukturraum
T. Stengel, A. Barth, H. Kraut, P. Löw in Nachrichten aus der Chemie, Juni 2016

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New STN – Remaking a Classic While Keeping the Classic
Online Searcher Magazine,
March/April 2016

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First Look - New STN - Big Data Creates Chemistry Without Limits
Anthony Trippe’s blog entry, Patinformatics, LLC, August 17, 2013

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STN Version One: New Searching Platform Under Development
Information Today, Inc., January 24, 2013

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New STN Revolutionizes Patent Searching

The new STN® platform delivers essential value-added content from Chemical Abstracts Service databases and Clarivate Analytics Derwent databases, along with INPADOC, global full-text patent information, and the leading databases in Science & Technology, in an intuitive, powerful interface designed for professional IP searching. Leveraging cutting-edge technology, new STN revolutionizes patent searching by making it possible to explore the unique content STN offers to quickly find answers and develop unique insights.

New STN improves efficiency and enhances your search experience with:

  • Project-oriented workflow
  • Simultaneous query and results interaction
  • Integrated real-time analysis
  • Highly sophisticated and efficient text and chemical structure search functionality
  • Access to unique patent family information at one click

The intuitive interface provides an integrated, efficient search experience with a project-oriented workflow.
The intuitive interface

Cutting-edge technology delivers unparalleled search power and specialized features that empower you to answer business-critical questions fast.
Cutting-edge technology

New STN offers unique features such as the Extended Patent Family Table that integrates patent information from CAplusSM, Derwent World Patents Index®, INPADOC and full-text databases to quickly provide a complete view of an invention.
New STN offers unique features

Integrated real-time analysis supports quick and efficient exploration, evaluation and refinement of search results. This enables you to extract valuable insights from the broad STN content.
Integrated real-time analysis

Development of the new STN platform is a multi-year initiative. The classic STN platform, including STN Express®, will remain fully-supported throughout development of new STN. Experienced STN searchers are encouraged to use the additional search power and features new STN provides to enhance your work. Look for more content and exciting  features coming soon.

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