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2-Day Seminar: Patentability and State of the Art Searching (London, United Kingdom - February 4-5, 2019) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

December 7, 2018

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 7, 2018--The “Patentability and State of the Art Searching” conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Topics to be covered include:

Background and motivations to patentability searching Differences between state-of-the-art, patentability and landscaping Choosing a data collection Understanding the background to a search Fundamentals of search scope Tools and methods for searching and analysis Communication aspects

Agenda

Programme Day One

Introduction to searching in the patent literature

How patents differ from other technical documents

Choosing a data collection; understanding the range of databases available

The impact of search engine or vendor choice The human factor; understanding the role of the searcher Pre-search briefing and post-search reporting; communication aspects

Background and motivations to patentability searching; extent, timing, caveats

Understanding the background to a search Using secondary and tertiary literature sources

Fundamentals of the search scope

Defining a search for universal novelty Searching for (lack of) inventive step Some differences in US practice Overall search protocols; narrowing or widening the scope Methods for searching by subject; text, classifications, citations, text-mining Approaches to multi-lingual sources; document translation, query translation, abstraction Programme Day Two

Background and definition of state-of-the-art searching

The differences between state-of-the-art, patentability and landscapingScoping the request for state-of-the-artPractical workshop: Searching for state-of-the-art

Analysis tools; overview and practical session

Communication aspects

Evaluating search results against the search definition; iterations of search

Indirect methods for identifying additional prior art: inventor/assignee, technical equivalentsSpecial aspects of searches in different technical fields; chemical, electrical, mechanicalSpecialist tools in chemistry and life sciences

Brief overview on distinctions between patentability and validity searching

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