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PIUG 2013 Annual Conference
An International Conference for Patent Information Professionals

Celebrating our Past 25 Years... Preparing for Our Future:
Best Practices for Keeping Up with the Rapidly Changing Patent Landscape

Overview | Program | Full Printable Agenda | Conference Materials (PIUG members only)
Sponsors/Exhibitors | Travel | Workshops | Stu Kaback Award | Brian Stockdale Award

Saturday, April 27 – Thursday May 2, 2013
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA  22311

PIUG 2013 Annual Conference Presentations – April 2013

PIUG Conference Plenary and Business Meeting presentation files are provided to PIUG members with permission of the presenters. Further distribution is limited to current PIUG members. PIUG is an organization of individuals and not companies, so sharing presentation files with colleagues who are not PIUG members is against PIUG policy. We welcome new members and renewals per the PIUG Membership Benefits page.

Abstracts, author biographies, and the full program are available on the Final Program page.

PIUG 2013 Annual Business Meeting presentation

Download the full PIUG 2013 Annual Conference Book just as printed and distributed at the conference.

Download the 25th Anniversary Gala Booklet provided at the Gala Dinner.

Patent Office Workshops

AIA Workshop by the USPTO: First Inventor to File Final Rules and Guidelines, Kathleen Kahler Fonda Senior Legal Advisor USPTO Office of Patent Legal Administration

The CPC Browser in Espacenet and USPTO's ExperienceNigel Clarke, European Patent Office

, Christopher Kim, USPTO, and Pierre Held, European Patent Office

Plenary Presentations

Monday, April 29, 2013

Welcome, Susanne Hantos, PIUG Chair, Davies Collison Cave

Keynote Presentation: "The USPTO: Transformation and Engagement", Teresa Stanek Rea, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting Director of the USPTO

Case Study: Using Multiple Online and Single Country Legal Status Databases to Resolve Licensing Fee Issues, Carol E. Bachmann, 3M

Patent Informatics in a Filter Bubble Age, Kristine Atkinson, A-A Patent Investigations

Into the Future Together: The Challenges for Providers and Users of Patent Information in Today's Fast-moving World and How to Meet Them., Cynthia Murphy, Thomson Reuters

Overcoming the language barrier – The EPO's Patent Translate service, Richard Flammer, EPO

Understanding Machine Translation and the Challenge of Patents, John Tinsley, IP Translator

Debabelizing the Portfolio: Embedding Patent Analysis in Your Patent Portfolio Processes, Mark Stignani, Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

Updating our Patent Search and Analysis Tools: a Multi-year, Cross-divisional Endeavor at Corning Incorporated, David Weber, Corning Incorporated

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Historical Impact of Major Patent Authorities on Chemical Information in CAS REGISTRY and CAplus – A 20-Year Examination, Matt McBride, Science IP (Presentation not available at speaker request.)

Understanding And Locating Extended Patent Terms For Pharmaceuticals, Natalie Pilote, Novartis

Global Pharmaceutical Innovation: Using Patents to Track the Past and Predict the Future, Yali Friedman, ThinkBiotech

Leveraging Text Analytics Tool in Patent Analysis to Empower Business Decisions – A Patent Landscape Project Using I2E for Kinase Assay Technology Platform Analysis, Yun Yun Yang, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Duck Season. Rabbit Season. Chemistry Search. Biology Search., Kim Miller, Novartis

Applications of Data Cleaning in Patent Analytics, Matthew Luby, Landon IP

What to Look for When Using US Public PAIR, Anthony Trippe, Patinformatics LLC

There's a New U.S. Patent and Trademark Data Host in Town!, Dave Abbott, Reed Technology and Information Services Inc.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Improving the Use of Patent Information – KIPO's IP Information Services, Hee-tae Kim, Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO)

CPC Workshop by USPTO and EPO, Christopher Kim, USPTO, and Pierre Held, European Patent Office

Experience with the CPC Browser in Espacenet, Nigel Clarke, European Patent Office

Summarizing Sequence Results by Patent Family, John Willmore, Bizint

PatBase: Adding Value And Preserving Quality In A Global Patent Database, Elan Raday, Minesoft

Applying Landscaping Tools to Determine Competitive Opportunities, Miguel Iglesias and Joe Terlizzi, Questel

The New STN Platform: Revolutionizing Patent Searching for Professionals, TJ Bowen, STN

WIPO’s patent landscape project, Lutz Mailänder, WIPO

PATENTSCOPE & ePCT: WIPO’s flagship online patent systems, Iustin Diaconescu, WIPO

Patent Searching: A Game of Imperfect Information, Dominic DeMarco, DeMarco IP

Update on US Patent Law and Practice – Focus on Board Proceedings, Richard Neifeld, Neifeld IP Law, PC

US Patent Office Information Technology Developments, Marla Grossman, Coalition for Patent and Trademark Information Dissemination

Advances in Non-Patent Literature Searching: 25 Years of Information Distilled to 140 Characters, Ron Kaminecki

Closing Remarks, Susanne Hantos, PIUG Chair, Davies Collison Cave

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