Patents often prove to be an information source more difficult to decode than scientific papers or books. Yet, given that 70% of all technical information published can only be found in patents, they are essential to read and understand for thorough research.
Looking to build your skills in pattern recognition strategies and extracting key information from patents? Join these upcoming #AOCSWebinars all focused on best patent reading and referencing methods.
Upcoming webinars on patents
Making sense of patents #AOCSWebinar Series
Presenter Scott Bloomer, Director of Technical Services at AOCS, will present a three-part webinar series dedicated to making sense of patents. Learning objectives include understanding the language and code patents use, identifying the central terms of patent claims and addressing common misconceptions regarding patent holder rights.
This #AOCSWebinar series will provide attendees a better understanding of why patents are essential and beneficial to scientific research as well as best practices for referencing patents.
Register for free for this webinar that will take place on September 1, 2020, at 2:00 PM CDT (Chicago, USA).
Register for free for this webinar that will take place on September 8, 2020, at 2:00 PM CDT (Chicago, USA).
Register for free for this webinar that will take place on September 15, 2020, at 2:00 PM CDT (Chicago, USA).
Why are patents important for R&D?
Many R&D professionals overlook the importance of patent research, exposing them to threats from disruptive innovators and competitors. Learn more about the importance of patents from Ken Ropke and Kevin Spahr of Minesoft; a global patent solutions provider that specializes in patent research and management tools as well as intellectual property document retrieval.
This webinar will delve into this transformative research strategy that can help keep you ahead of the curve and armed with powerful knowledge. Key questions the presenters seek to answer include, what is a patent? Why are patents important to R&D? How is a patent structured? And how to search for patents in PatBase Express?
Register for free for this webinar that will take place on September 16, 2020, at 12:00 PM CDT (Chicago, USA).
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