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The following workshops are being offered in conjunction with the PIUG 2015 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 March 6, 2015. Regular registration fees apply thereafter or until the workshop fills up. Workshop schedule is subject to change.

Detailed Information for workshop hosts is in the Workshop Request Form. Submission deadlines: January 31 for priority consideration for workshops on Saturday May 2; February 27 for priority consideration for workshops on Sunday May 3 and Thursday May 7. Any workshop requests received after February 27 2015, and up to and including April 3, 2015, will only be considered for workshop privileges if space and time permit.

Pre-Conference CPC Event: The USPTO-EPO CPC Annual Meeting with Industry Users will be held on Friday 1 May at the PIUG Annual Conference hotel, the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Click here to learn more about this free event.

Saturday, May 2

Instructor Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
Edlyn Simmons Patent Law Fundamentals for Patent Information Specialists 8:00am - noon Lilac A For fee Registration
Stephen Adams Patent Documentation from South America: Procedures, Sources and Uses 1:00pm - 5:00pm Lilac A For fee Registration
EPO/Nigel Clarke EPO Products Roadshow 1:30pm - 4:30pm Lilac B Free Registration

Sunday, May 3

Instructor Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
BizInt BizInt Smart Charts for Patents – Best Practices 9:00am - 10:30pm Lilac A Free Registration
FIZ-Karlsruhe Derwent World Patents Index and INPADOCDB on STN - The Best of Both Worlds 10:00am - 11:00am Lilac C Free Registration
Questel Improve productivity and workflow with the latest version of 11:00am - 1:00pm Magnolia A
Free Registration
Intellixir INTELLIXIR V10: How Visualization Can Help Patent and Non-patent Literature Analysis 12:30pm - 1:30pm Lilac A Free Registration
Clearstone IP Empowering Patent Analysts – Leveraging Your Claim Analysis with Clearstone Elements 1:00pm - 2:00pm Lilac C Free Registration
Docket Navigator Searching Patent Litigation Data 2:00pm - 3:00pm Lilac A Free Registration
Thomson Reuters What's New in Thomson Innovation 2:00pm - 3:00pm Magnolia A Free Registration
Minesoft Efficient and Effective Patent Landscaping Using PatBase: A Case Study 2:30pm - 3:30pm Lilac C Free Registration

Tuesday, May 5

Instructor Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
EPO The Making of ... Latest Features of the European Patent Register
Special Live Webinar
7:30am - 8:00am Magnolia A or from your own laptop via wifi Free Registration password: PIUG_2015

Thursday, May 7

Instructor Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
GenomeQuest Innovative Biotech Patent Search with LifeQuest 9:00am - 11:00am Junior Ballroom B
Free Registration
STN STN Patent Forum 9:00am - 3:00pm Lilac A/C Free Registration
USPTO Searching in CPC – Practical Tips 9:00am - noon Lilac B/D Free Registration
ChemAxon Patent Curation DIY: Build and Validate a Markush Structure from a Chemical Patent in 30 Minutes 10:00am - 11:00am Lilac D Free Registration

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