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 10, 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.

 

>BRONZE SPONSORS
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.

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 offers a comprehensive suite of web-based services for productivity & collaboration dedicated to Intellectual Property, covering the entire innovation cycle including competitive intelligence, technology scouting, innovation capture, prior art searching, patent portfolio management, evaluation & licensing. For each stage of innovation, Questel offers consulting services as well as online and onsite training. Questel offers a comprehensive and unique collection of intellectual property databases that can be visualized, analyzed, mapped, shared and archived online.

 

Exhibitors Plus

  European Patent Office (EPO)  

 

Exhibitors

  Darts-ip  
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