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Patent Information Users Group, Inc.

The International Society for Patent Information Professionals


PIUG 2019 Annual Conference
An International Conference for Patent Information Professionals

Preparing for the Future and the Unknown:
New Technologies and Skills for the Patent Searcher

Saturday, May  4 - Thursday, May 9, 2019
Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314
+1-703-253-8600

Twitter: #PIUG19

Sponsors

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

Exhibit Hall Hours

Day Time
Sunday, May 5
7:30pm - 9:30 pm
Monday, May 6
7:30am - 4:40pm
Tuesday, May 7
7:30am - 5:35pm
Exhibit-only (no Plenary Session)
10:20am - 11:50 pm
Wednesday, May 8
7:30am - 3:05pm

 

GOLD SPONSORS

Derwent, Clarivate Analytics suite of patent data, services and technology solutions powers the innovation lifecycle from idea to commercialization – including Derwent Innovation, Derwent World Patent Index, Derwent Patents Citation Index and Derwent Data Analyzer. We build solutions for inventors, patent attorneys and licensing specialists at start-ups and the largest global innovators, legal professionals at the leading intellectual property practices, and patent examiners at more than 40 patent offices. Our solutions are used to monitor technology trends and competitive landscapes, inform FTO opinions, prosecute patents, monetize and license assets and support litigation activities.

STN  Intellectual property professionals and patent examiners worldwide rely on STN for their scientific, technical and IP information needs. With access to the world’s scientific information on one integrated platform, including authoritative chemistry and patent content from CAS and Clarivate Analytics’ Derwent World Patents Index®, STN offers a unique content collection, unparalleled search power and precision, and proven reliability to reduce your risk of missing critical information and help you protect valuable intellectual property. Our newest platform, STNextTM, elevates the classic STN search experience, by offering a new, more intuitive interface, focused on efficiency, with enhanced security and lower administrative overhead. STN is operated jointly by CAS and FIZ Karlsruhe worldwide.

 

SILVER 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.

IFI CLAIMS Patent Services is a team of patent data experts dedicated to making high quality global patent data accessible and affordable. IFI integrates published data into a common format and curates the data adding value-added content including standardized assignee/applicant names. IFI delivers patent data through the CLAIMS Direct web service API. Our partners build products, workflow solutions, and analytic applications. Applications can be built directly on the API , or by installing a complete patent database in their data center.

 

BRONZE SPONSORS
Anaqua

Anaqua's AcclaimIP is an exceptionally fast and powerful search and analysis tool ideally suited to enhance the entire IP process. With Anaqua's AcclaimIP, inventors, attorneys, researchers, and executives can leverage public patent information to track competitors, write stronger claims, and, make more informed filing, licensing, and renewal decisions to build superior patent strategies. The AcclaimIP platform includes over 100 million global patent documents updated with roughly 90 thousand new documents weekly, including supporting data such as legal events, maintenance events, family data, application status, and assignment events.

Aptean GenomeQuest

Aptean GenomeQuest enables companies to search worldwide patent literature for biological sequences. Its database, GQ-Pat, is the largest repository of sequences cited in patents.  IP professionals and law firms use GenomeQuest to perform freedom to operate, patentability, validity, 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 science and biotechnology organizations.

CAS

CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, partners with R&D organizations globally to provide actionable scientific insights that help them plan, innovate, and protect their innovations. Scientific researchers, patent professionals and business leaders around the world rely on our solutions and services to advise discovery and strategy. Leverage our unparalleled content, specialized technology, and unmatched human expertise to customize solutions for your organization.

CPA Global is the world's leading IP management and technology company. We offer customers The IP Platform: delivering integrated Innovation and IP Portfolio software, services and insights across the entire Idea Lifecycle, supporting customers every step of the way to realize the value of their ideas. IP One Data is at the heart of The IP Platform - empowering our customers with comprehensive, verified and reliable data. We are trusted by many of the world's leading corporations and law firms, and backed by a global team of more than 2,000 passionate and visionary people.

ktMINE transforms data into meaningful information. By combining discovery and processing technologies and years of experience in the field of intellectual property, ktMINE connects IP data to reveal information that was previously impossible to find. In a single location, access royalty rates, agreements, patents, assignments, trademarks, corporate trees, IP connections, IP news, and litigation information. ktMINE offers direct web-based platform access to data and analytics applications, as well as, customizable data-as-a-service options.

Minesoft develops global patent databases & solutions, winning the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise in 2009 and 2015 for outstanding growth internationally. PatBase is a sophisticated global searchable patent database offering analytics. A new NPL solution broadens searches beyond patents whilst a new Semantic Search facility further aids patent discovery and subject searching. Chemical Explorer offers a text-mined searchable database of chemical structures and chemical terminology extracted from over 11 million full-text patents.

Questel is a worldwide leading provider of intellectual property solutions. We offer a collection of unique databases and a comprehensive software suite for searching, analyzing and managing inventions and IP assets. Questel supports its clients throughout the IP lifecycle offering prior-art searches, patent drafting, international filing, translations, and support during licensing negotiations and litigation. These solutions, when combined with our IP cost management solution, delivers clients an average savings of 30-60% across their entire prosecution process. Established in 1978, Questel provides a true one-stop IP shop to more than 3,000 clients and 1M users across 30 countries.

 

Exhibitors Plus

European Patent Office (EPO) IP Korea Center World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

 

Exhibitors

Darts-ip Google Google
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