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PIUG 2011 Northeast Conference

Overview | Program | Presentations (PIUG members only) | Sponsors | Workshops | Patent Course | Travel

Monday, October 10 to Friday, October 14, 2011

Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
2 Albany Street
New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA 08901
Tel: +1 (732) 873-1234, Fax: +1 (732) 873-1382

PIUG gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors and exhibitors
who have generously provided support for this event.

Platinum Sponsors


BizInt Solutions

Our BizInt Smart Charts software helps you create, customize, and distribute tabular reports from patent and drug pipeline databases. With BizInt Smart Charts for Patents, you can create reports combining data from patent and literature databases on STN, PatBase, Questel, TotalPatent, Thomson Innovation, MicroPatent, GenomeQuest and other sources, and distribute HTML reports with automatically generated links to full patents.


STN International

STN® International, the premium online service in science and patent information, provides access to nearly 200 databases from renowned producers. Only STN offers CAplus, CAS REGISTRY, DWPI, and the various INPADOC databases on a single platform. Its powerful, transparent retrieval system helps find journal literature, patents, structures, sequences, properties, and other data. Also available are excellent analysis, visualization and post-processing tools. With precise and comprehensive information, STN supports information professionals in answering business-critical questions. STN is operated jointly by CAS and FIZ Karlsruhe worldwide and is represented in Japan by JAICI.


Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Our Scientific knowledge and information is essential for drug companies to discover new drugs and get them to market faster, for researchers to find relevant papers and know what's newly published in their subject, and for businesses to optimize their intellectual property and find competitive intelligence.



Gold Sponsors


Technology & Patent Research International, Inc

Technology & Patent Research (TPR) International, Inc. is a full service search firm specializing in researching worldwide patent and non-patent information sources for all areas of technology. TPR International offers a variety of services, including analysis of worldwide patent and non-patent literature for state-of-the-art searches through to infringement and validity studies conducted via online databases and/or via manual searching conducted at patent offices and libraries in Europe, the U.S. and Japan.



Silver Sponsors


Minesoft, Ltd.

Minesoft creates and provides products and solutions for the patent information sector, including PatBase, a US and international searchable full-text and bibliographic database, PatentArchive, Patent Tracker, and PatentOrder, providing linked archives, legal and competitor tracking & alerting services & patent document delivery by Internet and for Intranets. Minesoft serves leading corporations, Patent Offices and patent attorney firms worldwide.



Questel has been focusing on its core business, Intellectual Property since its inception in the early 70's. We provide a suite of leading-edge patent and industrial design services to researchers, lawyers, scientists, and competitive intelligence professionals. Known for the largest databases collections in the world, we also offer a wide array of tools for searching, mapping, watching, archiving and sharing information, as well as analyzing and managing IP portfolios. All our services are available from our portal


Bronze Sponsors



The Dialog online-based information services help organizations across the globe to seek competitive advantages in such fields as business, science, engineering, finance and law. The Dialog portfolio of products and services, including Dialog® and DataStar®, offers organizations the ability to precisely retrieve data from more than 1.4 billion unique records of key information, accessible via the Internet or through delivery to enterprise intranets. As part of ProQuest, a leader in the collection, organization and publishing of information, Dialog combines industry expertise with technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, scientific, and media markets.


E-Merge tech Global Services

E-Merge tech Global Services is a premier ISO 9001:2008 certified, Patent Research & Analytics Services Company. We serve for Corporate, Patent Research Companies, Law Firms, Research Institutions & Universities across the globe. Our services include Patent Searching, Infringement Analysis, Licensing Support Services, Patent Valuation, Patent Drafting, Patent Due Diligence, White Space Analysis, Landscaping Studies, Alert / Tracking Services and Portfolio Management. Our analysts focus the research from Technology, Legal and Market dimensions. The team consists of experienced and skilled analysts with a mix of Engineers, Technologists, Post Graduates and MBAs. We deliver Triple Benefits - Speed, Quality & Cost.



GenomeQuest, the leader in sequence data management (SDM), helps genomic researchers and their organizations make great discoveries far faster. Over 160 leading life science companies including 17 of the top 20 pharmaceuticals, use GenomeQuest for mission-critical work. Using GenomeQuest, researchers perform discoveries, manage and share sequence data, and access the world's largest collection of reference databases from a Web browser and personalized dashboard.



INTELLIXIR develops INTELLIXIR System, a Web application for technologic, scientific and competitive intelligence purposes dedicated to organizations eager to transform the cost of structured information into a high valuable decision. Studies on patentability, detection of emerging trends, identification of major players, the search for partners, or the development of periodic indicators are the main applications offered by the INTELLIXIR System.



QUOSA Inc. provides software for streamlining the process of preparing Information Disclosure Statement forms; archive creation and maintenance – for full-text articles, conference abstracts and patents; and for increasing the efficiency of scientific literature and patent review and management workflows.

QUOSA products and services are designed specifically to meet the literature management requirements of pharmaceutical, biotech and life-science firms, including Intellectual Property, Medical Affairs, Research & Development, Safety & Regulatory functions. Professionals at leading companies use our solutions to improve, speed and automate their work with the scientific literature and patent-related documents, including reliably finding the key data on which research, intellectual property, safety and regulatory conformance depend.


Search Technology/VantagePoint

Search Technology provides software tools that extract more value from patent, scientific, technical and business databases. With VantagePoint you can rapidly navigate through search results, giving you a better perspectiveundefineda better vantage pointundefined on your information. VantagePoint works with data from over 150 commercial databases. Easily import data from your custom spreadsheets and combine information from diverse sources to create your own frankenrecords." With powerful cleanup tools, interactive visualizations, and adaptable scripting capabilities, VantagePoint is an essential part of your analytics tool suite. See the recently released Version 7 and discover why many Fortune 100 companies use VantagePoint for patent analysis.



Stellarix is the preferred patent and market research company complementing the legal, R&D and business teams of over fifty companies globally. Our clientele includes Fortune 500, mid and small size companies and law firms. Stellarix works in all technology domains. The life sciences and chemistry department is working with pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare, food and nutrition, biomedical and bioprocess, plant and agricultural, analytical chemistry and instrumentation, diagnostics, human necessities, conglomerates and related companies. Stellarix maximizes the value of your money by providing excellent quality of services in patent searches and landscapes, patent drafting and litigation, valuation and monetization, competitive intelligence and white space and related areas.



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