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PIUG Education and Training

PIUG Live Webinars

Best Practices for Patent Searching

Offered September 28, 2022 to March 15, 2023

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Patent Law for Searchers

Offered April 19, 2023

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PIUG On-Demand Training

Develop your patent searching skills at your own pace with on-demand recorded training sessions.

Advanced Patent Search Strategies: What to Use When All Else Fails

Best Practices for Patent Searching in Engineering Technologies

Best Practices for Searching Chemical Patent Information

Best Practices for Searching Biotechnology Information

Best Practices for Patent Searching for Medical Devices

Virtual Patent Searching Fundamentals Complete Series

Prosecution & Legal Patent Searching 

Patent Analytics Training

Legal Status Training

PIUG Education Library

Patent Basics

Learn essentials skills for patent searching.

PIUG Meeting Presentations

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Presentations Arranged by Subject

Artificial Intelligence     Analytics     Biotechnology    Chemistry

Freedom-to-Operate   Legal Status    Non-Patent Literature

Patentability  State-of-the-Art

PIUG Past Webinars

Scheduled webinars target topics of interest to patent professionals with opportunities to ask questions with a subject matter expert.

Each individual session is recorded to allow catching up on missed sessions.

    PIUG Past Live Training Courses

    Live courses providing a fast-paced interactive learning environment for both new and experienced patent searchers.

    Build a strong foundation of patent knowledge, improve search techniques, or learn best practices that elevate your skills to the next level.

    Fundamentals of Patent Searching at the PIUG 2019 Annual Conference.
    Introduction to Patent Searching at the PIUG 2019 Annual Conference.

        PIUG Customized Training

        PIUG patent searching professionals can develop training customized to what you need.

        The PIUG faculty have many years of experience providing training for worldwide organizations including WIPO Technology Innovation Support Centers, international patent offices, corporate organizations, academic institutions, and the China Patent Annual Conference in Beijing.

        Find out how PIUG can help improve your patent searching skills enabling you to provide more comprehensive and accurate search results.

        John Zabilski, Chair, PIUG Education Committee

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