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EPO online training "Using EPO search tools to improve business decisions" Apr. 13, 2021 9:00-10:30 ET | 15:00-16:30 CET

  • 12 Apr 2021 1:39 PM
    Message # 10304077

    EPO offers online seminar

    "Using EPO search tools to improve business decisions" [BS24-2021]

    Apr. 13, 2021 9:00-10:30 ET | 15:00-16:30 CET

    Registration link


    This seminar will show business decision-makers what can be done with the EPO’s free search tools, and what more advanced tools offer on top.

    Target groups

    • Business decision makers in SMEs or start-ups
    • Professionals in the IP field
    • Anyone interested in searching patent data effectively

    – Espacenet: daily updated database at no charge, containing data on more than 120 million patent documents from around the world
    Global Patent Index (GPI): tool enabling detailed searches in the EPO’s worldwide bibliographic, legal event and full-text data sets
    PATSTAT: databases enabling sophisticated statistical analyses of bibliographical and legal-event patent data from leading industrialised and developing countries

    Presenters: Johannes Schaaf, Patrick Le Gonidec (EPO)


    15:00 CET/ (9:00 AM ED) Introduction

    15:10 Use Espacenet to filter and analyse your search results

    Identify technical areas based on key word searches

    Analyse competitors and their filing behaviour

    15:40 Make the best out of Global patent index

    Detailed searches combining bibliographic data, legal events and full text

    Regular monitoring of technical areas and competitors, with preliminary data quality assessments

    Customised display and download for improved user experience and effective use of result sets

    16:10 Use PATSTAT for more advanced statistics on

    ▪Citation flows

    ▪Legal event data

    16:20   Conclusions

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    Update 4/12/2021 10:09 Information on registration deadline has been removed

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