Patent Search and Analysis Training

Could you or your team use detailed insight and tips from an experienced patent analyst on how to search for patents, determine the most important patents for a given project, analyze a patent for potential market relevance, and minimize time spent while maximizing your output?

I am now offering patent search and analysis training sessions from 1/2 day to 3 days in duration, customized to your particular needs, and I will travel to your site to meet with you and your team. Take advantage of my over 14 years of patent analysis experience across a variety of clients, including dozens of Fortune 500 entities.

Contact me to arrange a training session — I look forward to working with you!

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EPO Patent Search Matters

I will be attending 2019’s European Patent Office (EPO) “Patent Search Matters” training event in Munich, Germany on May 7 and 8. I hope to see you there!

From the EPO:

The next in the EPO’s “Search Matters” series of annual training events will be held in Munich from 6 to 8 May 2019. This event provides patent search professionals with a unique opportunity to gain an insight into the EPO’s search strategies and techniques and to learn more about industry-specific searches.

At a total of 26 workshops run by patent examiners, participants will be able not only to take a closer look at a wide range of topics, including the impact of AI and blockchain on searching, search strategies and Asian prior art, but also to find out more about search tools such as Espacenet and PATSTAT and explore the complexity of searching in the automotive, ICT and chemistry fields. The programme includes plenary lectures and a round table on searchers’ hopes and fears and the future of searching in an AI and blockchain landscape.

In addition, at the much-sought-after “at-the-desk” sessions, to be held on the afternoon of 6 May, before the main event officially starts, participants will have a chance to talk to EPO examiners about approaches to searching in specific technical areas which they can select when registering.

(https://www.epo.org/law-practice/legal-texts/official-journal/2018/12/a106.html)