Whether you're a patent examiner, patent attorney, commercial patent searcher, patent liaison, IP librarian, law professor, or competitive intelligence analyst, you'll find Patent Searching: Tools and Techniques to be just the guide you have been waiting for, with a range of approaches to patent searching that will be useful to you regardless of your technical expertise or role in the intellectual property community.
Call Number: T210 .I.58 2002 Health Sciences Library-1st Floor
Publication Date: 2002-03-01
This guide is a practical introduction to searching for patent information and is aimed at both the interested beginner and the more experienced user who can employ the guide as a reference tool. It explains how patent documents evolve and what they consist of; the numeration and structure of the patent documents of six major patenting authorities; and how to carry out subject searching, with an extensive appendix on major databases. There are many illustrations taken from the actual patent specifications.