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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)


The following workshops are being offered in conjunction with the PIUG 2014 Annual Conference. Please note that you must register separately for each workshop. As space is limited please register early. Early bird registration deadline for workshops is March 7, 2014. Regular registration fees apply thereafter or until the workshop fills up. Workshop schedule is subject to change.

Detailed Information for workshop hosts is in the Workshop Request Form. Submission deadlines: March 3 for workshops on Saturday April 26; March 17 for workshops on Sunday April 27 and Thursday May 1.

Saturday, April 26

Instructor Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
Stephen Adams IP in Africa - Shedding Light on the "Dark Continent" 8:00am - noon Garden 4 For fee Registration
Edlyn Simmons Fundamentals of Current Patent Law 1:00pm - 5:00pm Garden 4 For fee Registration
EPO/Nigel Clarke EPO Products Roadshow 1:30pm - 4:30pm Garden 3 Free Registration

Sunday, April 27

Instructor Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
Ambercite Find better patents faster 8:30am - 9:30am Royal B Free Registration
Intellixir INTELLIXIR Version 9.1: Business Cases for Mining Patents and Non-patent Literature 9:00am - 10:00am Royal A Free Registration
Questel From Disclosure to Monetization: Leading You Along the IP Lifecycle 9:00am - 11:00am Royal CD Free Registration
Gridlogics Advanced Patent Analysis and Visualization Using Patent iNSIGHT Pro 10:00am - 11:00am Royal B Free Registration
Gridlogics PatSeer - Global Patent Database with Many Unique Capabilities, Breakthrough Analytics and Powerful Collaboration Tools 11:00am - noon Royal B Free Registration
STN Maximizing the Derwent Value-Added Features on STN – A Multi-Database Approach 10:30am - 11:30am Royal A Free Registration
BizInt BizInt Smart Charts: Developing a "Cookbook" of Reports and Visualizations to Support Drug Target and IP 11:30am - 12:30pm Royal CD Free Registration
Minesoft PatBase Celebrates its 10th Year With a Bevy of Enhancements including Legal Status Tools and PatBase Analytics noon - 1:00pm Royal A Free Registration
Innography IP Across Your Enterprise: From Ideation to Licensing 12:30pm - 1:30pm Royal B Free Registration
ProQuest/Dialog A Whole New World of Patent Research with ProQuest Dialog™ 1:30pm - 2:30pm Royal A Free Registration
Relecura Multi-device Approach to Deliver Timely and Contextual IP Intelligence 2:00pm - 3:00pm Royal B Free Registration
Thomson Reuters Thomson Innovation: Enhanced Sources & Insight 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm Royal CD Free Registration

Thursday, May 1

Instructor Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
Ron Kaminecki Advanced Strategies for Searching Patents in Any Source 8:00am - 9:00am Grand F $50pp Registration
STN STN Patent Forum 9:00am - 3:00pm Grand E Free Registration
USPTO CPC Workshop 9:00am - noon Grand G Free Registration

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