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PIUG 2016 Annual Conference Presentations – May 2016

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 2016 Annual Business Meeting presentation

Download the full PIUG 2016 Annual Conference Book just as printed and distributed at the conference.

Patent Office Workshops

USPTO: Global Patent Dossier, Jessica Patterson, USPTO – abstract, presentation

EPO: EPO's PATSTAT Online, Geert Boedt and Dan Shalloe, European Patent Office (Geert Boedt and Dan Shalloe) – abstract, presentation (zip file containing pdf documents provided by Geert Boedt)

Plenary Presentations

Monday, May 23, 2016

Welcome & Introduction, Elliott Linder, PIUG Chair

Keynote Presentation: The Criticality of Searching for Quality Patents, Marc Adler, Marc Adler LLC

Portfolio-Based Comparative Valuation for the Investment Pitch: A Shark Tank Primer, Kevin Hess, Patent Technics

Gene or genus? Genetic Sequence Motifs and Their Influence on Patentability, Kristine Atkinson, A/A Patent Investigations

Use of Patent Metrics to Identify Scientific Knowledge Flows and Research Collaborations at the Department of Energy National Laboratories, Vanessa Peña, Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI), Washington, D.C.

Tracking Innovation – Enhancing Quality of Weekly Patent Alerts, Piotr Masiakowski, Sanofi US

The Development and Growing Need for Patent Litigation Analytics, Diana J. Koppang, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP; Emily Florio, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

Trends of the Important Technologies in the Portfolio and Supplement, J. Jaya Murthy, Eaton Corp.

Effective IP Competitive Intelligence for Winning Strategies, Value Creation and Competitive Advantage, Yateen Pargaonkar

A Review of Recent Efforts by USPTO to Enhance the Quality of Prior Art Found by and Provided to Its Patent Examiners, Donald Hajec, USPTO

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Minesoft Chemical Explorer – Opening Up the World of Chemical Patents, Rob Poolman, Minesoft Ltd. – Sapphire Sponsor

A Framework for IP-enabled Business Strategy, Anand Rohit, TechInsights

Strategic Patent Portfolio Analysis: A Case Study, Bjorn Ulmer, PatentSight GmbH

Analyzing and Developing Patent Intelligence Competences – Benefits of a Patent Management Maturity Model, Michael Wustmans, University of Bremen – Institute of Project Management and Innovation

Patent Quality Assessment Accuracy and Its Overall Impact, Mohammed Abdul Jaleel and Sridhar Reddy, IP Decision Research & Knowledge Services

Case Study: Analyzing Patent and Non-patent Literature to Evaluate the Development Landscape for Medical Devices, John Willmore, BizInt Solutions, Inc. – Sapphire Sponsor

Using Worldwide Patent Office Websites to Find Patent Information, Cynthia Gallagher, Pfizer Legal Division

Virtual Analysis on a Deodorant Strategy of Procter & Gamble Through Mandatory Hypothesis Thinking & Pseudo-experience, Tsutomu (Ben) Kiriyama, JAPIO

Global Patent Prosecution Featuring Global Dossier, Jessica Patterson, USPTO

Update from the European Patent Office (EPO), Daniel Shalloe, European Patent Office

Implication of CRISPR/Cas-9 on Patent Searchers, Julien Doudement, LifeQuest – Sapphire Sponsor

Utilizing Semantic Search of Patent and Non-Patent Literature to Drive Innovation, Increase Revenue, Optimize Operations, and Manage IP Risk, Jeff McCormack,, and Joe Buzzanga, IEEE

Ursula's Apple Orchard: Value-Added Patent Tools in the New Millennium, Heather Simmons, University of Illinois College of Law

Quality in Manual Patent Searching Compared to Automated Tools, Andrea Davis, Nuvasive

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Similarity Search in Patents via Artificial Intelligence, Sumeet Sandhu, Elementary IP

Novel Approach for Locating Patent Information: Application for Pharmaceutical Repurposing Research, Rong Yang, Allergan

Bridging the Gap: Using Company Financials and Metrics in Patent Analytics, Esmaeil Khaksari, Innography – Sapphire Sponsor

Activities of the Patent Search Grand Prix (PSGp) 2015 in Japan: Implementation of the International Section, Sakae Nakamura, Asahi Kasei Corporation

Quality at Source: Understanding the "Dirty Database" Syndrome, Stephen Adams, Magister Ltd.

The Case for Curated Content in the Age of Algorithms, Brian Sweet, STN – Sapphire Sponsor

Searching for the Obvious, Ron Kaminecki, Questel

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