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Patent Information Users Group, Inc.

The International Society for Patent Information Professionals

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 gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors and exhibitors
who have generously provided support for this event.

SAPPHIRE SPONSORS

BizInt Solutions, Inc. produces BizInt Smart Charts software to help information analysts create, customize and distribute multi-database reports and visualizations from drug pipeline, clinical trial, patent and gene sequence databases. The BizInt Smart Charts product family is used by pharmaceutical, biotech, chemical, petroleum and medical device companies worldwide to support research planning and competitive intelligence.

Minesoft creates and provides products and solutions for the patent information sector, including PatBase, a US and international searchable full-text and bibliographic database, PatentArchive, Patent Tracker, and PatentOrder, providing linked archives, legal and competitor tracking & alerting services & patent document delivery by Internet and for Intranets. Minesoft serves leading corporations, Patent Offices and patent attorney firms worldwide.

Questel provides a comprehensive suite of web-based services for productivity and collaboration dedicated to intellectual property. Covering the entire innovation cycle, from idea to product, Questel's offerings include: competitive intelligence and technological landscape, ideation management and innovation capture, technology scouting and licensing-in, invention management and prior-art searching, portfolio management and pruning, and licensing-out and monetization. Our comprehensive and unique collection of intellectual property databases can be analyzed, shared and archived. For each stage of innovation, we also offer consulting services as well as IP e-learning.

The choice of patent experts, only STN offers access to trusted scientific and technical information including the authoritative chemistry content from CAS and patent content from Thomson Reuters' Derwent World Patents Index® and the various INPADOC databases on a single platform. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, intellectual property professionals and patent examiners at the world's major patent offices and research organizations rely on STN for their information needs. STN is operated jointly by CAS and FIZ Karlsruhe worldwide.

Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. Our Scientific knowledge and information is essential for drug companies to discover new drugs and get them to market faster, for researchers to find relevant papers and know what's newly published in their subject, and for businesses to optimize their intellectual property and find competitive intelligence.

Wisdomain provides a comprehensive search and analysis tool with innovative solutions to increase search efficiency and precision. Wisdomain re-interprets global patent databases from a whole new angle and creates services to help companies track the changes of technology and trends in an industry. Our major service ActionablePatents boasts an intuitive UI that allows users to seamlessly navigate big patent data quickly and easily with access to powerful search filters to help users improve workflow, while increasing output.

AMETHYST SPONSORS
Evalueserve

Evalueserve is a global professional services provider offering research, analytics, and data management services. We’re powered by mind+machine – a unique combination of human expertise and best-in-class technologies that use smart algorithms to simplify key tasks. This approach enables us to design and manage processes that can generate and harness insights on a large scale, significantly cutting costs and timescales and helping businesses that partner with us to overtake the competition.

GenomeQuest enables life science companies to search worldwide patent literature for DNA and other biological sequences. Its database, GQ-Pat, is the largest repository of such patented sequences. IP professionals and law firms use GenomeQuest to perform freedom to operate, patentability, and prior art searches. GenomeQuest serves 18 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies and all five top agrochemical companies, with a customer base of nearly 200 leading life sciences organizations.

IFI CLAIMS Patent Services has been dedicated to enriching and curating patent information since the 1950s. IFI continues its tradition of enabling access to high quality patent data with CLAIMS Direct -- an open data platform and web service providing access to the IFI CLAIMS Global Patent database. The robust API allows easy integration of a comprehensive database into 3rd party applications like KMX - a modern text mining and visualization tool.

Innography provides better answers to questions about intellectual property to help organizations improve their business results. Innography's proprietary software suite combines unique correlation and visualization technologies to enable users to quickly gain valuable insights for managing, extending and exploiting their patent portfolios. Founded in 2007 and based in Austin, Texas, Innography is the world's premier Intellectual Property Business Intelligence (IPBI) provider.

INTELLIXIR develops INTELLIXIR System, a Web application for technologic, scientific and competitive intelligence purposes dedicated to organizations eager to transform the cost of structured information into a high valuable decision. Studies on patentability, detection of emerging trends, identification of major players, the search for partners, or the development of periodic indicators are the main applications offered by the INTELLIXIR System.

VantagePoint text mining software helps Patent Analysts create technology landscapes and profiles of potential partners/competitors using deep bibliometrics on search results from patent, scientific, technical, and business databases . Expanding the reputation as "Serious Software for Patent Analysts," VantagePoint Version 8 features a powerful new tabular data view, new graphical visualizations, and user-defined reusable templates for the Super Profile macro. Visit our table to see a demonstration, and ask about a 30-day trial of the new VantagePoint Version 8.

TPR International bolsters information teams with supplementary coverage and expertise in patent and literature searching and analysis. Each member of our search team brings 10-15 years of trusted in-house experience covering topics across the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and engineering sectors. Furthermore, TPR can go beyond databases and provide you with literature found in local languages at libraries, universities, and patent offices in places like Japan, China, Russia, Brazil, and other key regions for your company's invalidity or FTO objectives.

ADDITIONAL EXHIBITORS

Ambercite EBSCO European Patent Office (EPO)
Gridlogics Intellectual Property Publishing House (IPPH) LexisNexis Reed Technology
Linguamatics Nordic Patent Institute PatentVision LLC
Proquest Dialog World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)  
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