PIUG 2018 Annual Conference Presentations – May 2018
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The USPTO and EPO Workshop presentations (below) are available to all interested parties, PIUG members or not.
Abstracts, author biographies, and the full program are available on the Final Program page.
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Patent Office Workshops
USPTO Initiatives: Global Dossier and eCommerce Modernization Workshop – abstract, presentation pending
EPO: Sneak Preview of New Espacenet (Roland Feinäugle) – abstract, presentation pending
Commercial vendors Workshops
Commercial vendors are invited to provide links to their presentations loaded on the vendors' own sites. These links will added to the Workshops web page by the PIUG Webmaster as soon as they are received.
Monday, May 7, 2018
Keynote Address, Joseph Matal, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (No slides were presented.)
The Way We Were – The Founding and Early Days of PIUG, Edlyn Simmons, Simmons Patent Information Service, LLC
30 Years of Patent Information: Past, Present & Future, Alan Porter, Nils Newman, Search Technology, Inc.
I Didn't Know You Had That! – Improving Your Search Results with Lesser Known Data in STN Databases, [Gold Sponsor Presentation – STN], Scott Hertzog, CAS
Additive Manufacturing – The Developing IP Landscape, Kevin J. Hess, PhD, Patent Technics LLC (This presentation was not given due to the unexpected absence of the speaker.)
Do Mergers Stifle Innovation? – The European Commission's Use of Patent Quality Metrics to Assess the Dow/DuPont Merger, Christopher Baldwin, PatentSight
Patent Olympiad, Andrea Davis, Bodkin IP LLC
Reflections on Legal Patent Search Types – Looking Back Nearly 30 Years, Lucy Teixera Antunes, DuPont Nutrition and Health
Defining the Future of Patent Data & Analytics, [Gold Sponsor Presentation – Clarivate Analytics], Daniel Videtto, and Bob Stembridge, Clarivate Analytics, and Paul Torpey, Derwent Innovation (Pending transfer of the file to the Webmaster.)
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Exemplified Compounds Table Display Linked to Citing Publications, Maddy Marley, GlaxoSmithKline
Chemical Searching Made Possible by Automated Chemical Structure Extraction, Daniel Lowe, Minesoft
Panel Discussion on Partnerships and Patent Offices (PPO) Collaboration moderated by Cynthia Barcelon Yang, PPO Committee Chair, Bristol-Myers Squibb; and Elliott Linder, PIUG Immediate Past Chair (Introductory presentation slides from Cynthia Barcelon Yang).
Intelligent Presentation of Sequence Search Results, Stephen Allen, GenomeQuest
Computer-Assisted Deep Analysis of Chemical Patents at Document Level, Árpád Figyelmesi, ChemAxon
What You Don't Know has Already Hurt You – Digging into Neglected Corners of IP Rights Information, Stephen Adams, Magister Ltd.
Resuscitating the Elusive Patent Description, Kristine Atkinson, PhD, A/A Patent Investigations
State of the Art in Patent Search – a Technologist's Perspective, Mihai Lupu, PhD, Research Studios Austria, Data Science Studio
Uniting Patent Data Sources with BigQuery, Janice Stevenson, IFI CLAIMS Patent Service
"Scour the Earth" Invalidity Searching: When Deep Dive Searching is Appropriate and Strategies to Support It, Matthew Benavides, CPA Global
Exploring New Business Fields from the Core Technology by "Stepwise Conception" Method, Izumi Tsuzuki, PhD, HIT Institute
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Patentscope: A Use Case Scenario, William Keyser, WIPO
AI meets IP: Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning to improve IP Discovery and Monitoring, Joy L. Bryant, Joy L. Bryant, PC and Sven Brueckner, PhD, Convergent AI
Emerging IP and Litigation for IoT Technologies, Kenie Ho, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
From the Early Days of Patent Searching to a New Espacenet and Future Tools, Heiko Wongel, European Patent Office
Trust – The Key Factor When Outsourcing the Search and Analysis of Data, René Sørensen, Nordic Patent Institute (NPI) and Danish Patent and Trademark Office (DKPTO)
Case Studies in Deep Learning-based Patent Analytics, Sumeet Sandhu, PhD, Elementary IP (No presentation slides available.)
Classification Fundamentals – How Documents are Classified, Tonya Heyboer and Brett Johnson, Serco North America
More Bang for Your Buck – Assessing Return on Investment in Public Research, Leo Ming Hei Lai, IP Australia
Hybrid Search: Why it's the right time to integrate AI-driven search with Boolean, Nasreen Brady, JD, IP.com
Prior Art of the Prior Art, Ron Kaminecki, JD, Kaminecki IP