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PIUG 2007 Annual Conference

An International Conference for Patent Information Professionals

Boolean and Beyond:
Effective Patent Searching and IP Management

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

Saturday, May 5 to Thursday, May 10, 2007

Hilton Orange County
3050 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, California
Tel: +1-714-540-7000, Fax: +1-714-540-9176

PIUG 2007 Annual Conference Presentations – May 2007

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 7, 2007

Keynote Address – Foreign Prosecution of a Patent Case in Multiple Countries – An organizational, software-based, approach, Alessandro Steinfl, Ladas & Parry

Patent Reform Issues and Unstoppable Trends, Joseph Ebersole, Coalition for Patent and Trademark Information Dissemination (CPTID)

Patent Licensing Considerations in the Wake of Medimmune v. Genentech, Scott Lloyd, NERAC, Inc.

English language support tools for the Japanese F-term system, Stephen Adams, Magister Ltd.

Case Study and Expert Patent Searching, Stuart Dodd, Thomson Scientific

The Comprehensive Reformed IPC Search: Mission Impossible?, Terri Dockter & Robert Austin, FIZ Karlsruhe

Patent Information User Manager's Panel, Session Chair, Barry Brager

Integrating Patent and Business Information at Rohm and Haas, Kerryn Brandt, Rohm & Haas Co.

The Business Model: "Creating and Managing a Patent Information Group in a Global Environment" (taken from Donna Kaye Wilson, World Patent Information, 29(2), June 2007, pp. 136-139), James Grant, Pfizer Inc.

How to better integrate patent information into the overall business & inspire innovation!, Gerry Potash, NERAC Inc.

The History of IFI Patent Intelligence: The Life and Times of Harry Allcock, Jim Brown, IFI Patent Intelligence

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Making Text Analysis and Visualization Less Ambiguous,Jeffrey D. Saffer, OmniViz

Next Generation Patent Searching,James Ryley,

Tools Finally Graduate – Meet the New Class of Search and Results Management Technology,Andy Gibbs, PatentCafe

Prior Art Management Proven Strategies for Protecting your Freedom to Practice, Thomas Colson,, Inc.

Turbo-Charging Your Patent Analysis Project, Brian Sweet, Chemical Abstracts Service

Review of Supplemental Protection Certificates and Data Exclusivity in Europe: Where to Find Them and Potential Trouble Spots, Anne Marie Clark, Bausch & Lomb

A Journey into the Antibody Jungle: Detours, Traps, Shortcuts, and Unknowns, Luca Falciola, RiboVax Biotechnologies

GenomeQuest – Searching Through Patented Sequences, Hendrik C. Heus, GenomeQuest

Why You Should Care about STN Script Commands, Thomas E. Wolff, Wolff Information Consulting LLC; subsequently published as "Why You Should Care about STN Script Commands." Searcher. The Magazine for Database Professionals, 15, no. 8 (September 2007): pp. 40-48

Regular Expression for Fun and Profit, Dr. Daniel J. Phelps, DJP Information Consulting Services LLC

All about WIPO – a Comparative Review of Sources of WIPO Sequence Data, Rob Austin, FIZ Karlsruhe

Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Survey of Patent Analysis and Outputs for a Variety of Clients, Chip D'Angelo* & Anthony Breitzman, PhD, 1790 Analytics & 1790 Capital Management

Rapid Patent Landscape Analysis and Visualization Using Vantage Point and Excel, Barry Brager, Perception Partners

Online IP Dashboards, Lakshmikant Goenka, Ed Rozenberg*, & Vinod Singh, Dolcera

Patent Analysis to Support Business Decisions, Chris Rose, ipCapital Group

A Patent Information Year at the EPO, Pierre Avidikian, EPO

Patent Information – World Intellectual Property Organization, Mary Bonsell, WIPO

Machine Translation of Korean Patents from KIPI, Minah Kim, KIPI & Alan Engel*, Paterra, Inc.

Searching Outside the Box – Finding and Fitting Together Those Crucial Elusive Pieces, Gez Cross and Donald Walter, Thomson Scientific

An Investigation into Analyzing Patents by Chemical Structure, Mark Calcagno, Procter & Gamble

Workflow Management and End-user Patent Searching, David T. Dickens, Questel

Text Mining and Visualization Tools – Impressions of Emerging Capabilities, Yun Yun Yang, Lucy Akers, Cynthia Barcelon-Yang, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Data Visualization Tools – An Update, Holly Chong-Williams, Thomson Scientific

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