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Recorded e-Seminars

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    Added Value in Full-text Patent Files

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

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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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    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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    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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    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: Rethink your Structure - Tips from the FIZ Search Service

    STN Coffee Lecture about a typical structure search question.
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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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    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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    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: 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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    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

Quick Reference Cards

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    FSEARCH for finding patent families

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    Citation searching in SciSearch

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    FSORT for grouping patent records into families

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

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    Cited patent searching

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    CPC Search and Display

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Coverage of CAS Basic Patents by Year

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    Global Patent Source - An Overview of International Patents

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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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    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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    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