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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

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News Messages 2008

IMSPRODUCT reloaded with enhancements 26. February 2008

IMS LifeCycle, New Product Focus (IMSPRODUCT) has been reloaded with enhancements, including displayable and selectable CAS Registry Number identifiers. For crossover to the CAS REGISTRY record, CAS Registry Numbers are also hyperlinked.

ECLA Codes and Current US National Classifications added to DWPI 21. February 2008

European Patent Classifications (ECLA) including 'In Computer Only' (ICO) codes and Current US National Patent Classifications will be added to the DWPI database (files WPINDEX/WPIDS/WPIX) from update 13 onwards. The corresponding backlog data will be added to the file on February 21, 2008. In the...

PCI has been loaded as a replacement for DPCI 18. February 2008

PCI has been loaded as a replacement for DPCI on February 17, 2008. Patents Citation Index(tm) (PCI) is a unique database of examiner citations, both patent and literature from 1973 to date. Coverage has been enhanced over time and currently covers 10 major patenting authorities, i.e. Belgium,...

STN Express V 8.3 available 11. February 2008

STN Express, Version 8.3, is now available for the Windows operating system. The new version includes several important updates.

MARPAT searching enhanced 29. January 2008

The following enhancements were recently implemented in MARPAT:

TOXCENTER enhanced with reloaded MEDLINE segment 29. January 2008

The MEDLINE segment of Toxicology Center (TOXCENTER) has been reloaded

MEDLINE and LMEDLINE reloaded with enhancement 29. January 2008

MEDLINE and LMEDLINE from the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) have been reloaded with a number of enhancements.

USPATFULL, USPAT2 and USPATOLD enhanced with new custom IPC display formats 28. January 2008

Two new custom display formats for International Patent Classification (IPC) codes have been added to U.S. Patents Original Publications (USPATFULL), U.S. Patents Latest Publications (USPAT2), and U.S. Patents Pre-1976 (USPATOLD):

USGENE now provides USPTO sequence data within 3 days of publication 23. January 2008

The USPTO Genetic Sequence Database, USGENE, on STN is now the most timely source of USPTO patent and published application sequence data - available within only 3 days of publication by the USPTO.

CAS patent coverage enhanced to include exemplified prophetic substances 17. January 2008

Effective December 12, 2007, CAS began covering exemplified prophetic substances in CA/CAplus, CAS REGISTRY, and CASREACT.