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PIUG 2006 Annual Conference

An International Conference for Patent Information Professionals

Boolean and Beyond:
Patent Information: Overcoming Pitfalls and Enhancing Productivity

Overview | Program | Conference Materials (PIUG members only) | Sponsors | Travel | Workshops

Saturday, May 20 to Thursday, May 25, 2006
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, Minnesota

PIUG 2006 Annual Conference Presentations – May 2006

PIUG Conference Plenary presentation files are provided to PIUG members with permission of the presenters. Further distribution is limited to current PIUG members. PIUG is an organization of individuals and not companies, so sharing presentation files with colleagues who are not PIUG members is against PIUG policy. We welcome new members and renewals per the PIUG Membership Benefits page.

Abstracts, author biographies, and the full program are available on the Final Program page.

Plenary Presentations

Monday, May 22, 2006

Keynote Address: Do You Truly Leverage What You Already Know?, Charles Dennis, Medtronic

The Ever-Changing Role of Information Analysts in Pharmaceutical R&D, Doreen Alberts, Theravance

3M Information Research & Solutions in 2010 – Mapping and Driving the Future of a Corporate Information Organization, Martha Ellison & Denise Rabogliatti, 3M

Open Patent Review Initiative, Bill McGinnis, IBM

How to Optimize Search Reports for Clients – Tips From an Independent Search Firm, Dr. Alison Taylor, Threshold Information, Inc.

Patent Analysis & Visualization for Technology Assessment, Yateen Pargaonkar, Procter & Gamble

Searching for Needles in Sewing Boxes – Advantages of Subject Specific Databases Over Uncontrolled Free Text Files, Edlyn S. Simmons & Alena F. Chadwick, Procter & Gamble

Inexpensive Methods for Formatting and Presenting Patent Intelligence, Barry Brager, Perception Partners

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Pumps, Valves, and Dispensers: Tools and Techniques for Finding Device Patents, Jane List, The Technology Partnership plc

Automated Patent Portfolio Analysis and Categorization, Stephen K. Sampson, Caterpillar

Thomson Scientific Solutions: Meeting Business Needs Through an Integrated Information Solution, Stuart Dodd, Thomson Scientific (Presentation file not available.)

Patents on Campus: The Role of Patent Information in Academic Research, Teaching, Learning and Technology Transfer, Michael White, Queen's University (Presentation file not available.)

Overview of Academic Patenting and Licensing, Susan McFadden Patow, University of Minnesota

Patents 101: Teaching Patents to Engineering Students, Nancy Spitzer, Univ. of Wisconsin

Panel Discussion: Simplicity Out of Chaos: IPC Reform from Vendor Perspective, Session Chair: Tony Arleth

Simplicity out of chaos – implementation of IPC Reform, Bob Stembridge, Thomson Scientific

IPC Reform and Questel-Orbit, David Dickens, Questel-Orbit

Jan Williams/Brian Sweet, Chemical Abstracts Service (Presentation file not available.)

Jim Brown, IFI Patent Intelligence (Presentation file not available.)

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Tips for Cost Effective and Efficient MMS Searching, Judy Johnson Philipsen, Independent Consultant

Are Long Chemistry-Patent Publications by Definition Difficult to Understand and Analyze?, Lawrence DeBolt, Elsevier MDL

The Rise and Fall of Stopword Lists in Patent Searching and Mapping, Antoine Blanchard, Syngenta (No presentation file available)

To Pastures New – A Searcher's Guide to Less Well-used Fields of Data, Stephen Adams, Magister

The Application of Text Mining in the Analysis of Patent Literature, Christophe Beguel, TEMIS

Search Strategies and the Reformed IPC, Pasquale Foglia, European Patent Office

The IPC and Other Animals, Dan Shalloe, European Patent Office

Freedom-to-Operate Analysis: Streamlining the Process and Avoiding Landmines, JiNan Glasgow, Neopatents

Requiring Pre-Filing Patentability Searches: An Emerging USPTO Policy (Presentation file not available.), Joe Ebersole, Counsel for the Coalition for Patent and Trademark Information Dissemination

KIPRIS (Korean Industrial Property Rights Information Service), YooChan Choi & Jeong Sei-Joon, Korean Institute of Patent Information

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