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Live e-Seminars

  • Live e-Seminars
    24.06.2021, 15:00 -  16:00 CEST
    24.06.2021, 20:00 -  21:00 CEST

    What's New on STN?

    Get the latest news on STN and development of various databases on the STNext platform including reorganization of the Derwent databases on STNext.
  • Live e-Seminars
    06.07.2021, 15:00 -  15:10 CEST

    STN Coffee Lecture: Meet the Database: TEMA - Technology and Management Multi-disciplinary Database on STNext

    TEMA contains citations to German and international literature in the areas of mechanical engineering and plant construction, electrical engineering and electronics, materials, information technology, textile technology, medical technology, management...
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    07.07.2021, 15:00 -  15:10 CEST

    STN Coffee Lecture: Who Wrote That? Part 2 - Searching for Companies on STNext

    A few tips and tricks on how to search for company names more efficiently on STNext.

Recorded e-Seminars

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    Quick start with STNext

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    Added Value in Full-text Patent Files

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    Chemieinformation à la carte – Ein Menü an Tipps und Tricks für die effiziente Suche nach chemischen Strukturen in STN

    STN vereint auf einer Plattform Datenbanken von CAS, Clarivate Analytics und Elsevier, den weltweitführenden Anbietern von Chemieinformation, und stellt damit die umfassendste Quelle für die Recherche qualitativ hochwertiger chemischer Informationen dar.
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    The Derwent World Patents Index Database on STN – An Overview of the Value-Added Information and Features (Part 1)

    The Derwent World Patents Index (aka DWPI on STN) is a world-class value-added patent family database, produced by Clarivate Analytics. The database includes many unique data points with specific search options on STN,
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    Get First Insights into STN

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    Searching Surfactants and Detergents on STN

    This session will explore how surfactants are covered in the CAS and Derwent suite of databases. The rules for indexing of individual surfactant classes in these databases will be discussed on the basis of examples.
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    Searching Value-Added Derwent Polymer Indexing in DWPI on STNext

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    Legal Status Information on INPADOC

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    Introduction to the Derwent World Patents Index on STNext

    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.
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    DWPIM on STNext: Introduction and New Functionality

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    Automating Searches with STN: Part 3 - Monitoring a Large Number of Structures or Patent Numbers

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    In-depth Structure Searching in DWPIM on STNext - Best Practices

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    The Derwent Markush Resource (aka DWPIM) on STNext

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    I Didn't Know You Had That! - Improving Your Search Results with Lesser Known Data in STN Databases

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    Structure Searching on STNext

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    Citations: Stepping Stones in your Search

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    Multifile Structure Searching on STNext Why is it Important? How is it Done?

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    Biosequence Searching on STN - Comprehensive and Precise

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    Engineering & Material Science Searching on STN

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    Sources and Techniques for Searching Alloys on classic STN

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    STN Coffee Lecture: Getting a First Overview of STN Search Results - Postings and their Settings

    Learn more about postings of a standard keywordsearch and postings in a multi-file environment.
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    From Start to Finish - Using a Multi-file Approach for Chemical Queries and Creating Virtual Records

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    Exploring PCTGEN and USGENE on STN

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    Automating Searches with STN: Part 2 - Introduction to Basic Scripting

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    Automating Searches with STNext: Introductory Session

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    Licensing and Company-related Information - a Closer Look at Chemical Business NewsBase on STN

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    The CPC as a Search Tool - Mind the Gap(s)

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    Numeric Property Searching in STNext – Case Studies from DWPI

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    Searching CRISPR Target Sequences in DGENE on classic STN

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    Special Members of Patent Families: Non-conventional Equivalents

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    DWPIM vs. MMS

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    Search Strategies at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology: Immunoconjugates

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    Searching for Uncommon Sequences on STN

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    Searching for siRNA and miRNA in STN Patent Databases

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    Pharmacovigilance Alerts with SDI Package on STN

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    Advanced Techniques for Statistical Analyses in INPADOC on STN

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    Structure Searching in the Derwent Chemistry Resource (DCR) – An Easy Recipe to Get Started

    In this e-Seminar you learn about the content and features of the Derwent Chemistry Resource (DCR), the part of the Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI) that covers specific chemical substances incl. a workflow for structure searching in DCR & CAS Registry.
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    CAS Formulations - Overview and Practical Search Strategies

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    Migrating to STNext - Essential Features and Functionalities

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    Multi-Database Structure Searching on STNext

    This session explores the benefits of multi-database structure searching on STNext. We start with a general introduction of the four structure databases Derwent Chemistry Resource (DCR), Derwent Markush Resource (DWPIM), CAS REGISTRY and MARPAT.
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    The STNext Structure Editor

    This e-Seminar focus on structure searching on STNext. The STN structure editor is explained in detail, including how to draw a structure using specific atoms and/or rings, shortcuts, variables, and STN generic nodes.
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    New Team Members for Numeric Property Searching on STNext – the USPAT databases

    The numeric property search (NPS) feature has been added to the patent databases USPATFULL and USPAT2, allowing STNext users to easily retrieve exact values or ranges for 60 physico-chemical properties in the US patents’ full-text.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: W, 5A, L, S or P? – Proximity Operators for Precise Retrieval

    A general overview about the proximity operators and some ideas on how to use them for specific questions.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Identify the best databases for your search topic – tips around the INDEX command

    The INDEX command is used to access STNindex and to identify the files to be scanned. STNindex is used to determine which databases contain information on a search topic before entering those databases.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Technology Focus, Use, Advantage, etc – Benefit from the Highly Structured Derwent Abstract

    Learn more about key value of the Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI).
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Command Window – a Simple but Powerful Feature

    A few tips and tricks on how to use the command window.
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    Structure Searching on STNext – The Final Episode

    This session covers in more detail some concepts discussed in the previous sessions on Multi-database Structure Searching on STNext and The STNext Structure Editor, as well as answering questions that have been received.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Using the Patent Family Manager in STNext to Increase Efficiency in Patent Searches

    The broad INPADOC patent family comprises all patent publications directly or indirectly linked via priority number(s). CAplus and Derwent World Patents Index select the basic patent for indexing.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Customize your STNext Experience with SET Commands

    SET commands have impact on various parts of your online session. We will look at some of the more popular and useful SET commands in each of these parts.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: STN Clusters - How to find what you are looking for when you don't know where to look

    STN Clusters are a group of databases, that were put together if they cover the same or similar subject area.
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    Increase the Relevance and Insight of your STNext Search Results with the Analyze Command

    STNext offers two ways to use the ANALYZE (ANA) function: via a graphical user interface or the command line. In this e-seminar we discuss the options offered by the graphical user interface, including data export to Excel.
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    Control Substitution and Ring Fusion in STNext Structure Searches

    Setting up structure queries for efficient Substructure and Closed Substructure Searches are discussed and exemplified in this STNext e-Seminar.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Don’t be afraid of Markush – Tips from the FIZ Search Service

    STN Coffee Lecture about markush structures: what they are, why they are used in patents, and where to search Markush structures.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: NOT in Detail – How to Use the NOT Operator in Keyword Searches

    The NOT operator is very helpful in developing search strategies: NOT subtracts one answer set from another answer set, allowing efficient analysis of the changes made to a query.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Automate your Search - The Potential of STN Scripts Demonstrated by some Selected Examples

    Get a short explanation of STN Scripting and see some use cases as well as a live script in STNext.
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    Virtual STN Patent Forum

    Get the latest news on STN and development of various databases on the STNext platform as well as more information about a Freedom to Operate (FTO) search, which is one of the fundamental approaches that all Intellectual Property searchers must master.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Controlled Terms (CT) in the Various Databases – How to Explore and how to Use

    A general introduction into thesauri on STNext.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Getting to Know your Competitor - Searching Licensing and Company-related Information on STNext

    Quick demonstration how to find information beyond research and development activities of a certain company, which of course can be tracked down in the respective STN patent databases.
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    Virtuelles STN User Meeting

    Präsentationen zu Neuigkeiten in STNext, CAS Formulations, Numeric Property Search und neuen Recherchemöglichkeiten in den CAplus Patentansprüchen.
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    INPADOC on STNext Reloaded - Enhanced Content, Additional Functionality

    INPADOC on STN is based on the patent bibliographic and legal status data from the European Patent Office. In addition, FIZ Karlsruhe's Patent Editorial adds value with intellectual corrections and quality assurance.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: How much Glyphosate Contains my Beer? – Case Studies from the Analytical Abstracts Database on STNext

    Quick demonstration how to retrieve records describing analytical studies for any given substance or substance class in the Analytical Abstracts Database on STN.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Get to Know the Family – Information from the Derwent Bibliography

    STN Coffee Lecture about family information in the Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI).
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Rethink your Structure - Tips from the FIZ Search Service

    STN Coffee Lecture about a typical structure search question.
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    Claim Text on STNext

    Claim text has been added to CAplus, now allowing STNext users to search and display claims in both value-added databases CAplus and Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI) as well as in the full text databases.
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    Online Thesauri and the CA Lexicon

    Multiple databases on STNext provide online thesauri for one or more search fields including indexing terms. The CA Lexicon is the thesaurus for the Controlled Terminology (CT) field for the CAplus database.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Keeping Baby's Bottom Dry - A Quick Guide to Polymer Searching on STN

    A brief introduction into the basic concepts of polymer searching on STNext.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Getting to Know the Family with FFAM - The INPADOC Display Format Explained

    STN Coffee Lecture about the the overall content of Inpadoc on STN and some ideas to answer questions regarding patent families.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: TRANSFER Command on STNext - Tips and Tricks

    A few tips and tricks on using the TRANSFER-command on STNext.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: The Value of Intellectual Substance Indexing – A Comparative Approach

    Use one single query structure for all structure files. Each file has unique content!
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Non-Patent-Literature: A Hidden Treasure - Tips from the FIZ Search Service

    A brief introdution into non-patent literature including some useful database features and search options on STN.
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    New REAXYSFILE Databases on STNext

    The new databases ReaxysFileSub and ReaxysFileBib on STNext, including up-to-date substance and bibliographic info, expand the already impressive coverage of chemical substances from publications worldwide on the platform.
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    A Sticky Topic - Polymer Searching on STNext

    Polymer searching is a uniquely challenging prospect, given all of the various ways polymers can be described in patents and the frequent need to also search for relevant properties and applications.
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    Chemical Information à la Carte – the STNext Multi-file Menu now Refined with ReaxysFileSub

    STNext combines databases from CAS, Clarivate and Elsevier, the world's leading providers of chemical information, on a single platform, making it the most comprehensive source for searching high-quality chemical information.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Five Good Reasons to Switch to STNext

    STNext STNext: the premier single source for searching the world's disclosed scientific and technical research
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    The Kinetics of Searching Catalysts on STNext

    Catalysts play a vital role in lowering activation energies for chemical reactions. This webinar provides further insights in the indexing and registration policies in CAS and Derwent files for some of the most common types of catalysts.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Time for Spring Cleaning – Working with Transcripts on STNext

    A few tips and tricks on working with transcripts on STNext.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Meet the Database FSTA - Food Science and Technology Abstracts

    The Food Science and Technology Abstracts database provides worldwide coverage of all health, scientific and technological aspects of the processing and manufacture of human and pet food and beverage products.
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    Stay Up to Date with Alerts in STNext

    Automated alerts are a great tool to receive regular updates on the most recent publications in a specific scientific or technological area without the need to actually run the search again in STNext. In this respect, STNext offers various alerting...
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Who Wrote That? Part 1 - Searching for Authors on STNext

    A few tips and tricks on how to search for author names more efficiently on STNext.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Understanding the SET AUDIT Command on STNext

    STN Coffee Lecture on how the AUDIT function works and how it can be used.
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    Get the Best Out of Derwent Markush Resource (DWPIM) on STNext

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    Patent Family Information on STN - How to benefit from high quality resources

Interactive Learning

  • Interactive Learning

    STN Bibliographic Searching - Interactive e-Learning Tutorials

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    STN Advanced Bibliographic Searching - Interactive e-Learning Tutorials

Quick Reference Cards

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    7 Ways to Revitalize Your Search Experience with STNext

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    CAS Roles in CA/CAplus

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    ANALYZE and TABULATE for statistical analysis

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    CA section thesaurus

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    FSEARCH for finding patent families

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    Patent search fields

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    Citation searching in SciSearch

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    FSORT for grouping patent records into families

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    Thesauri on STN

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    CASLink for one-step structure searching in CAS REGISTRY, MARPAT, and CAplus

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    Basic STN Commands

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    Cited patent searching

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    CPC Search and Display

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    DUPLICATE for identifying or removing duplicate records

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    INDEX for evaluating databases and searches

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    Archive and redistribute results with the STN Information Keep and Share Program

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    Transfer for crossfile searching

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    CAS Registry Motif Sequence Searching

Documentation

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    Mastering STN Commands

    A series of instructional segments to guide users with some prior online searching experience in the effective use of STN commands. Mastering STN Commands gives step-by-step instructions on when and how to use many of the most popular STN commands,
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    ReaxysFile on STN - Searching Inorganic Substances and Related Properties

    Inorganic chemistry has a wide range of application – in every aspect of the chemical industry – including catalysis, materials science, pigments, surfactants, coatings, medicine, fuel, and agriculture.
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    ReaxysFile on STN - Reactions

    Chemical reactions such as combustion in the fire, fermentation and the reduction of ores to metals are known since ancient times. Initial theories of transformation of materials were developed by Greek philosophers
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    ReaxysFile on STN - Displaying REACH Relevant Data

    In 2007, the EU launched the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) directive in order to establish a Europe-wide standard directive for producing and handling chemicals.
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    ReaxysFile on STN - Introduction and Property Glossary

    ReaxysFile is a factual database. Covering historical data back to 1771 and the most important current journals and patents within chemistry.
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    European Patent Classification EPC

    The European Classification system (EPC or ECLA) is used by the EPO forcarrying out patent application searches. It is built on top of the International PatentClassification system (IPC), and is constantly being revised and updated.
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    European Patent Classification ICO "In-Computer Only"

    The European Classification system (EPC or ECLA) is used by the EPO forcarrying out patent application searches. It is built on top of the International PatentClassification system (IPC), and is constantly being revised and updated.
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    Polymer Information on STN - A Quick Reference Guide

    This quick reference guide, Polymer Information on STN, provides on overview of most STN databases containing polymer information and shows annotated search examples in some databases.
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    DWPI Polymer Indexing Reference Manual

    The Polymer Indexing Code List provides an alpha-numerical listing of all the codes in the Polymer Index.
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    DWPI Polymer Indexing System Description

    Since 1966, Polymer information has been indexed in Derwent World Patents Index from patents classified in Section A. The original Plasdoc Code has undergone many changes since its introduction resulting in the Enhanced Polymer Indexing.
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    DWPI Polymer Indexing Thesaurus

    The Polymer Indexing Thesaurus provides an alphabetical list of all the main terms and secondary terms or synonyms within the Polymer Index.
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    DWPI Enhanced Polymer Indexing Workshop

    The Derwent Enhanced Polymer Indexing will be explained in detail. Search examples illustrate how to create polymer search strategies for different polymer classes on STNext.
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    Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) Combination Set Data now available in CAplus, INPADOC and USPAT Databases

    CPC combination sets are groups of CPC symbols linking multiple features of an invention. Patent examiners assign these combination sets in special technical fields to classify different aspects of the main inventive feature.
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    ReaxysFile on STN - Addition of REACH Relevant Data

    ReaxysFile on STN (produced by Elsevier) was reloaded and further content has been added. The database includes information on inorganic substances and substance information derived from selected patent offices and IPCs
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    CAplus Core Journal Coverage List

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    CASREACT User Guide

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    CAS Standard Abbreviations & Acronyms

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    DCR Reference Manual - A supplement for the DERWENT WORLD Patents Index STN online user guide

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    DWPI Reference Manual

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    MARPAT User Guide

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    Release Notes: Functionality Enhancements to DWPIM

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    Numeric Property Search on STN

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    The Sections of CA

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    DWPI with numeric property search feature

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    GENESEQ on STN - Short Description

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    Adding Value to INPADOC on STN

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    INPADOC Priority Information Kind

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    Legal Status Information on INPADOC

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    INPADOC Calculated Expiration Date

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    INPADOC Patent Kind Codes - Country Codes (/PC) with Kind Codes (/PK) and Patent Information Type (/PIT)

    List in alphabetical order of all patent kind codes and their short explanation.
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    Guide to STN Patent Databases

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    Leitfaden zu STN-Patentdatenbanken

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    CAS Coverage of Patents

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    CPC Combination Sets are now completely available in Derwent World Patents Index

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    Derwent CPI General Chemical Code

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    DPCI Reference Manual - STN Online user guide

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    DWPI Chemical Fragmentation Codes

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    DWPI Polymer Indexing Dictionary

    The Polymer Indexing Dictionary has been compiled to provide all the information you need to search for polymer concepts in the Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI) from their introduction in 1966 to date.
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    DWPI Polymer Indexing Hierachy

    The Polymer Indexing system is hierarchical in structure and divided into facets. There are two basic sections to the Code – the Structural section and the Non-structural section.
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    Coverage of CAS Basic Patents by Year

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    Command Summary Chart for Bibliographic and Full-Text Databases

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    Guide to Commands

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    Global Patent Source - An Overview of International Patents

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    PCTGEN on STN - Brief Description

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    USGENE on STN - Brief Description

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    List of DWPI Acronyms

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    Derwent World Patents Index - EPI Manual Codes

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    Current Awareness Alerts (SDI) User Guide

    A Current Awareness Alert is a search that runs automatically at a frequency you specify, based on a search strategy you have developed in one or more databases, and delivers the latest results to your desktop.
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    STNext Quick Start

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    Assignments of PACO for DWPI

    What is a patent assignee code (PACO)? In DWPI we assign each company with a4 letter code.
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    Derwent World Patents Index - CPI Manual Codes

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    Derwent World Patents Index - Summary of Kind Codes

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    STN Index User Guide

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    INPADOC News – Get the Latest Information on the INPADOC databases

    See the latest enhancements to INPADOC, additional authorities, extension of legal event coverage, new functionality and more.
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    Derwent World Patents Index Manual Code - 2020 Revisions

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    STN Patent Kind Codes

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    Cluster | Subjects | Features

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    Derwent Markush Resource Database (DWPIM) on STN - Reference Manual

    Patent literature is considered to be an important source of technical knowledge and it has been stated that a large portion of new knowledge is not published elsewhere.
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    USGENE Workshop Manual

    The USPTO Genetic Sequence Database, USGENE, is a comprehensive database of annotated protein and nucleic acid sequences extracted from United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) published patent applications and issued (granted) patents.
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    DGENE Workshop Manual

    GENESEQ (file DGENE) is an intellectually annotated database of protein and nucleic sequences indexed from the basic patent publications of the 51 patent authorities of the Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI) (file WPINDEX).
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    CASREACT User Guide