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PIUG 2007 Boston Biotechnology Meeting

Main | Program | Presentations (members only) | Accommodations | Travel

Monday, February 12, 2007 – 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Amgen, One Kendall Square, Bldg. 1000, Cambridge, MA

Final Program Full Presentations

Session 1: Where to Search?

8:00-8:30 am BREAKFAST
Sponsored by BizInt
8:30-8:45 am Introduction
Suzanne Robins
8:45-9:15 am A Brief History of Patent Sequence
Elyse Turner, Merck & Co., Inc.
9:15-9:45 am GENESEQ – Guidelines and policies
Colin Williams, Thomson Scientific
9:45-10:15 am CAS’ Coverage of Sequences in REGISTRY
Barbara Vieira, CAS
10:15-10:45 am BREAK
Sponsored by GeneIT
10:45-11:10 am All about WIPO - A Comparative Review of Sources of WIPO Sequence Data
Robert Austin, FIZ Karlsruhe
11:10-11:35 am To PSIPS and Beyond - Exploring the Content and Utility of USGENE
Robert Austin, FIZ Karlsruhe
11:35-12:00 am Uses of PatGenDB an Automated Compilation of Patent Genomic Data
Hugo Villar, PatentInformatics
12:00-1:00 pm LUNCH

Session 2: How to, What to, and Why to Search?

1:00-1:20 pm The Role That Sequence Searches Play in Patent Prosecution and FTO Analysis
Mario Cloutier, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
1:20-1:40 pm Search Strategies for Oligonucleotides and Proteins
Gregory E. Roland
1:40-2:00 pm Patent Analysis of Short Sequence
Dr. Kamalakar Gulukota, Gene-IT, Inc.
2:00-2:20 pm Which Date? Finding the Publicly Accessible Date in a Sequence Prior Art Search
Kenneth L. Hoppe, Pfizer Inc
2:20-2:30 pm BREAK
Sponsored by Gene-IT
2:30-2:50 pm Understanding and Editing of Genomic Repetitive Sequences within Nucleic Acid Strings
Steve Chappell Mitchell, Technology & Patent Research International, Inc.
2:50-3:10 pm Freedom-To-Operate Patent Searches for Selecting Sequences of Drug Dargets
Heahyun Yoo, Bristol Myers Squibb Company
3:10-3:30 pm CAS Registry BLAST® Tips and Tricks
Lora Burgess, CAS
3:30-4:30 pm Questions and Discussion
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