PIUG 2019 Annual Conference Presentations – May 2019
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PIUG 2019 Annual Business Meeting presentation
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Patent Office Workshops
USPTO-EPO: 6th Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) Annual Meeting With Industry Users Annual Meeting With Industry Users Annual, Christopher Kim, USPTO (abstract)
EPO: Patent Insight Reports from the EPO: Future and Emerging Technologies, Nigel Clarke, European Patent Office (abstract)
Monday, May 6, 2019
Hague System for International Registration of Industrial Designs, Damon Neagle, Design IP and The Hershey Company
Best Practices in Searching Designs, Dominic DeMarco, DeMarco IP
Figure Search on Utility Patent Applications Drawings, Qiang Lu and Kate Luo, USPTO
Patent Information Searching: Productivity and Progress, Thomas E. Wolff, Wolff Information Consulting LLC; subsequently published as "Enhanced Patent Search Systems Revolutionize Searching." Online Searcher, 43 (3) (May/June 2019): pp. 22-29
Keynote Address, Laura A. Peter, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO (no presentation slides)
Leveraging Traditional Search Techniques in STNext to Support and Enhance IP Valuation, Paul Peters, Chemical Abstracts Service
USPTO Workshop on CPC Changes with EPO, Six Years Down the Line: A CPC Update on Status and Future Development
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Who's Responsible for Inaccurate Search Results? is It the Source, the Searcher or the Stakeholder?, Susanne Hantos, Davies Collison Cave (The speaker did not make the presentations slides available.)
Nothing New Under the Sun; Dealing with Very Old Prior Art, Non-patent Literature and Obviousness, Stephen Adams, Magister Ltd.
Quirky Patent Coloring Books and What They Can Teach You About Historical Patent Searching, Paulina Borrego, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Strategies to Guide Non IP Professionals on Identification of Patent Search Requirements in the Commercialization Process for Optimal Results, Sharon Benjamin and Charlie Silver, W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc
Searching Has Never Been Easier – New Espacenet Has Arrived, Roland Feinäugle, European Patent Office
New WIPO Platforms and Resources, Andrew Czajkowski, World Intellectual Property Organization
Asia and Beyond: Deciphering Patent Information from Around the World – and How the EPO Can Support You, Jutta Haußer, European Patent Office
Workshop: Patent Insight Reports from the EPO: Future and Emerging Technologies, Nigel Clarke, European Patent Office
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Using AI and Machine Learning for Patent Landscape, Joseph Polimeni, IBM
Challenges of Integrating Patent Information Resources, John Willmore, BizInt Solutions
Anatomy of Patent Landscapes, Kartar Arora, CPA Global
The Dragon Rises: The Growing Importance of Chinese Patent Data, Janice Stevenson, IFI CLAIMS Patent Services
Assembling White Spaces in Patent Landscapes Using Anti-cliques in Co-classification Graphs, Jesse Frumkin, USPTO
Patent Information Professional 4.0: Certified and Ready for the Future, Susanne Hantos, Davies Collison Cave
Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property, Ron Kaminecki
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