What`s in a name?

Delegates at IPI Confex will hear about the latest efforts to standardise at least one part of the patent application process. Tim Gillett reports

Information about innovation

The past few decades have seen big changes in the patent landscape and how patent information is discovered and used. Ann Chapman reflects on some of the trends

Peter Norton wins IPI Award

The 2009 IPI Award will be given to Peter Norton. The announcement was made at the International Patent Information Conference and Exposition, IPI-ConfEx, held in Venice-Mestre in March

English translations improve access to Chinese innovation

The number of Chinese patent applications are increasing by around 30 per cent each year. Siân Harris reports back from the Online Information meeting about how patent information providers are helping people around the world to access and use this information

Patent information providers take on Asian challenge

Researchers in western companies want to know what their competitors are doing but it can be a challenge when many of those competitors are in countries like China or Korea. Siân Harris finds out how patent information providers are tackling the language barrier


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