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PIUG 2014 Annual Conference
An International Conference for Patent Information Professionals

Patent Knowledge & IP Strategy:
Riding the Waves of Change to Achieve Business Success

Overview | Program | Full Printable Agenda | Conference Materials (PIUG members only)
Sponsors/Exhibitors | Travel | Workshops | Stu Kaback Award | Brian Stockdale Award

Saturday, April 26 – Thursday, May 1, 2014
Hyatt Regency Orange County
11999 Harbor Blvd
Garden Grove, CA 92840
+1-714-750-1234 (phone), +1-714-740-0465 (fax)

PIUG 2014 Annual Conference Presentations – April 2014

PIUG Conference Plenary and Business Meeting 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.

PIUG 2014 Annual Business Meeting presentation

Download the full PIUG 2014 Annual Conference Book just as printed and distributed at the conference.

Plenary Presentations

Monday, April 28, 2013

Keynote Presentation: The Past Present & Future of Computer Curation of Patents & Scientific Literature, Stephen Boyer, Ph.D., Research Solutions for the ChemPharma Industry, IBM Almaden Research Center

Applying Information Analysis to Business Challenges at 3M, John Arenivar, 3M

Measuring and Modeling Innovation and Collaboration Networks at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, Thomas Houze, Georgetown University, Office of Technology Commercialization

A Way Out of the Crystal Maze, Christian Soltmann, EPO

Making Sense of a Small World, Alan L. Porter, Georgia Tech & Search Technology, Inc.

Pharma/Biotech v. Technology Patent Search and Analysis: Similarities and Differences, Dilip Pandya, Qualcomm

Multivariate Patent Similarity Detection, Kas Kasravi, Hewlett-Packard

Mining the Treasures for Competence: Human Resource & Technology Using Patent Information, Binqiang Liu, University of New Hampshire

Hooray for Hollywood – a Brief Encounter with Intellectual Property Rights in the Creative Industries., Stephen Adams, Magister Ltd.

Tuesday, April 29, 2013

Automated Patent Obviousness Detection, Kas Kasravi, Hewlett-Packard

Panel Discussion: Patent Counsels' Views on Patent Analytics/Citation Analysis
Moderator – John Arenivar, 3M
Panelists – Peter J. Gluck, Brown Rudnick LLP; Milan Kapadia, CoreLogic Inc.; Frederick J. Zustak, SONY

Empirical Instruction Obtained from Dojo-style School Program for Patent Information Map Analysis (PIMA) During 8 Years in Japan and Current Japanese Situation, Tsutomu (Ben) Kiriyama, Hayabusa International Patent Office

Machine Learning Approaches for Quantifying and Predicting Patent Quality, Yan Liu, University of Southern California

Visualizing Innovation Pathways and Technology Development Concentrations: A New Global Patent Map and Overlay Map Technique, Luciano Kay, University of California Santa Barbara

Searching the Future's Challenges Now, Barbara Miller, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc.

Searching for Post-grant Events in the Life of a Patent, Kartar Singh Arora, Landon IP

Intellectual Property Protection Strategies for Nanotech, Kevin Noson, Fernandez & Associates, LLP

Wednesday, April 30, 2013

Update on the Unitary Patent – a view from the information specialist, Stephen Adams, Magister Ltd.

Patent Searching Panel: What Patent Attorneys Want When It Comes to Searching & Reporting Search Results
Moderator – Zhifu Shu, ExxonMobil
Panelists – David Bailey, KPPB LLP; Silvon Kalminov, IP Canon; Jennifer Yancy, Yancy IP

A Patent System Ontology for Facilitating Retrieval of Patent Related Information, Kincho Law, Stanford University

The Use of Patent Information to Support M & A Decisions, Miguel Iglesias, Questel

Welcome & Introduction, Susanne Hantos, Davies Collison Cave

Multivariate Patent Similarity Detection, Kas Kasravi, HP

Making Sense of a Small World, Jing Ma, Beijing Institute of Technology, and Alan Porter, Georgia Tech & Search Technology, Inc.

Pharma/biotech v. Technology Patent Search and Analysis, Dilip P. Pandya, Qualcomm

Minesoft Milestones! Here We Grow Again!, Doug van der Zee, Minesoft

The Next 30 Years: STN® Celebrates and Looks to the Future, Rainer Stuike-Prill, STN

Recent Developments at the EPO, Heiko Wongel, European Patent Office

PATENTSCOPE & ePCT: New Features and Developments Overview, Magdalena Zelenkovska, World Intellectual Property Organization

Activities & Progress of Patent Information Retrieval Contest (PIRC) in Japan, Izumi Tsuzuki, Committee of the Online Patent Retrieval Contest in Japan, and Sakae Nakamura, Asahi Kasei Corp.

To Collaborate or Not to Collaborate: The Case Study of Stem Cell Research in Israel, Talya Ponchek, University of Haifa, Israel

Understanding the Science & Art of IP Value to Help Optimize IP Strategy, Bob Stewart, Thomson Reuters

Creating a Recipe for Legal Status Reports, John Willmore, BizInt

A Wave of Change: Looking Inside ActionablePatents, Ilsoo (Bryan) Kim, Wisdomain

Patent Licensing & Negotiation Strategies, Paul Germeraad, Intellectual ASSETS Inc™

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