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New on STN

July 2014

Latest release of new STN now available, expands global patent coverage and enhances search capabilities

July 2014

Retrieved BATCH results in DGENE, USGENE and PCTGEN are now available for 30 days

July 2014

CHEMCATS (Chemical Catalogs Online) on STN Enhanced with New Search and Display Fields and More Frequent Updates

Meet us at

ICIC 2014, Heidelberg, 12.-14. Oct

EPOPIC - EPO Patent Information Conference, Warsaw, 04.-06. Nov

5. IP Service World, Munich, 24.-25. Nov

STN User Meetings

Espoo, 21.08.2014
Bern, 21.10.2014
Essen, 28.10.2014

Solutions for IP Professionals

As an Intellectual Property (IP) professional, you can find science and technology information critical to your business needs - whether you do the searching yourself or have the search carried out by us.

We offer patent and literature databases from all over the world for answering questions related to:

  • Patentability
  • Prior art
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Legal status
  • Freedom-to-operate

To access the databases, you can use one or more of the following products:

STN - the online database service that connects you to patents, literature, substance information, and more
STN Express - comprehensive desktop access to the STN Databases 
STN on the WebSM - comprehensive web access to STN
STN Easy - web access for the occasional or novice searcher

You can search patent data such as:

  • Front page information, e.g., patent number, patent assignee, title
  • Abstracts
  • Full-text
  • Legal status
  • Patent family
  • Database specific indexing, e.g., names and structures for specific or Markush structures, sequences, concepts

To analyze or visualize your data, take advantage of:

  • STN Express tools to easily mine large data sets, look for trends, and create graphical depictions of data for use in reports and presentations
  • STN AnaVist™ features and capabilities for efficiently analyzing and interpreting information retrieved from scientific and patent databases
  • STN Viewer™ features for simple management and evaluation of full-text patent documents from STN Express answer sets