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PIUG 2012 Annual Conference
An International Conference for Patent Information Professionals

View From a Mile High –
Best Practices in Analysis and Visualization of Patent Information

Overview | Program | Conference Materials (PIUG members only) | Sponsors
Workshops | Brian Stockdale Award

Saturday April 28 – Thursday May 3, 2012

Denver Hilton City Center
(formerly Denver Marriott City Center)
1701 California Street
Denver, Colorado 80202


The following workshops are being offered in conjunction with the PIUG 2012 Annual Conference. Please note that you must register separately for each workshop. As space is limited please register early. Early bird registration deadline for workshops is April 8. Regular registration fees apply thereafter or until the workshop fills up. Workshop schedule is subject to change.

Saturday, April 28

Instructor Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
Edlyn Simmons Patent Law Basics for Patent Searchers 8:00am-noon Nat Hill For fee* Registration
Stephen Adams, Magister Ltd. Multi-, Tri- and Bi- ; An Exercise in Lateral Thinking for the Patent Searcher 1:00pm-5:00pm Nat Hill For fee* Registration

* Note that discounted fees are available to people who register for both Edlyn Simmons' and Stephen Adams' workshops.

Sunday, April 29

Instructor Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
Gridlogics Introducing PatSeer and how you can use it for Patent Research Delivery 8:00am - 9:00am Pomeroy Free Registration
Minesoft New Mile High features in PatBase 9:30am - 10:30am Pomeroy Free Registration
John Willmore, BizInt Solutions Inc.; and Nils Newman, Search Technology Analysis & Visualization with BizInt Smart Charts and VantagePoint 9:00am - 11:00am Nat Hill Free Registration
Don Walter, Thomson Reuters; and Jim Brown and Terri Dockter, FIZ-Karlsruhe Searching for Specific and Generic Structures in Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI) on STN 8:00am - 11:00am Mattie Silks Free Registration
Questel Best IP Practices using - A new approach to Patent Landscaping 11:00am - 2:00pm Colorado F Free Registration
Bob Stewart, Ric Snead, and Don Walter, Thomson Reuters Enhanced Research, Analysis and Visualization Capabilities to Streamline Your Workflow and Improve Decision Making 2:00pm - 3:30pm Mattie Silks Free Registration

Thursday, May 3

Instructor Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
STN STN Patent Forum 9:00am - 4:00pm Colorado BC Free Registration
INTELLIXIR INTELLIXIR System v7.2: Main and New Features 9:00am - 10:00am Colorado GH Free Registration
Dolcera BlitzClassify: How to classify 5,000 patents in a day...accurately 10:30am - 11:30am Colorado GH Free Registration

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