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May 2017

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May 2017

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April 2017

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

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Solutions for IP Professionals

As an Intellectual Property (IP) professional, you can find science and technology information critical to your business needs - whether you do the searching yourself or have the search carried out by us.

We offer patent and literature databases from all over the world for answering questions related to:

  • Patentability
  • Prior art
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Legal status
  • Freedom-to-operate

To access the databases, you can use one or more of the following products:

STN - the online database service that connects you to patents, literature, substance information, and more
STN Express - comprehensive desktop access to the STN Databases 
STN on the WebSM - comprehensive web access to STN
STN Easy - web access for the occasional or novice searcher

You can search patent data such as:

  • Front page information, e.g., patent number, patent assignee, title
  • Abstracts
  • Full-text
  • Legal status
  • Patent family
  • Database specific indexing, e.g., names and structures for specific or Markush structures, sequences, concepts

To analyze or visualize your data, take advantage of:

  • STN Express tools to easily mine large data sets, look for trends, and create graphical depictions of data for use in reports and presentations
  • STN AnaVist™ features and capabilities for efficiently analyzing and interpreting information retrieved from scientific and patent databases