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This section lists some of the suppliers of patent information together with links to their press releases or associated news services on the internet.  The presence or absence of a particular supplier in this list does not mean that the PDG endorses or otherwise recommends a particular supplier.   In addition, we have also listed the web addresses of user groups active in the patent and information areas. 


The PDG does not take any responsibility for the accuracy or otherwise of the information supplied by any of the organisations listed here or for any actions or damages resulting from direct or indirect use of data emanating from these suppliers.


Glossary

CAS
Chemical Abstracts Services, major supplier of chemical information (both in electronic form and on paper). http://www.cas.org

Corporate News from CAS:  http://www.cas.org/news/media-releases


Derwent
Derwent Information Ltd., major provider of scientific and patent information with added value (both in electronic form and on paper), now part of IP division of Clarivate Analytics
www.clarivate.com

News from Clarivate Analytics: http://news.clarivate.com/?_ga=1.110262534.241954856.1492081954


Dialog/Proquest
host organisation, originally owned by Thomson Reuters and now part of ProQuest, with a diversified field of databases in technical and economic/commercial areas.
http://www.dialog.com

News from Dialog/Proquest: http://www.proquest.com/about/news/


DPMA
German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA)

DPMA News: http://www.dpma.de/english/service/newsandnotices/index.html


EPO
European Patent Office.(EPO)
http://www.european-patent-office.org

EPO Updates: http://www.epo.org/patents/updates.html


MINESOFT

Minesoft develops searchable databases, alert management, archive and document delivery systems, specialising in the retrieval, storage and distribution of patent information.

Minesoft Newsroom: www.minesoft.com/newsroom.php


STN
host organization which offers on-line service, mainly of technical, scientific and patent databases.
http://www.fiz-karlsruhe.de/

News from FIZ Karlsruhe: https://www.fiz-karlsruhe.de/en/news.html


Questel
host organisation, belongs to France Telecom, strong in Intellectual Property databases.
http://www.questel.orbit.com

News (Services and Interfaces): http://www.questel.com/index.php/en/news/last-news


USPTO
US Patent and Trademark Office

USPTO News: http://www.uspto.gov/main/newsandnotices.htm


WIPO
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
http://www.wipo.int

WIPO News: http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/


  World Patent Information Journal 
This journal, published by Elsevier, is one of the leading publications in the area of patent information and documentation.

Subscription offer for PDG members
Access to sample issue of World Patent Information

 

User Groups active in the Information Area 

 

CEPIUG - Confederacy of European Patent Information User Groups

P-D-R  -  Pharma Documentation Group

PIUG - Patent Information Users Group 

WON -  Working Group for Patent Information in The Netherlands

 

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