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This principal PIUG Discussion Forum (PIUG-DF) is for matters of general interest to the patent information users community.

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We are pleased to announce the detailed preliminary program for the 2015 PIUG Biotechnology
Ruben Diaz 05 Dec 0 -
PIUG 2014 Northeast ConferenceMonday, September 29 to Wednesday, October 1, 2014 The Heldrich
Kimberly Miller 31 Jul 0 -
There is also:
Jean-Christophe Piot 11 Dec 2 Andrea Davis 17 Dec
Sort of... Not really their job to put the world on notice since it's USPTO data. The USPTO
Dominic DeMarco 13 Dec 2 Dominic DeMarco 13 Dec
Start spreading the news! The PIUG Patent Searching Fundamentals Course has finally gone West!
Dominic DeMarco 08 Dec 0 -
Hello Everyone, I had the pleasure of attending the EPO Patent Information Conference in
Anthony Trippe 04 Dec 0 -
Bravo!  Win/win.
Elliott Linder 08 Nov 2 Kristine H. Atkinson 01 Dec
Dear fellow PIUG Members, I am very pleased to announce the official release of the PIUG
Elliott Linder 28 Nov 0 -
A renaissance person-- so many contributions, we've all benefited from her legacy. On Thanksgiving,
Elliott Linder 06 Nov 9 Kristine H. Atkinson 27 Nov
Hello Guido, Thank you to our well versed Italian colleagues for pointing this out. I am
Anthony Trippe 24 Nov 4 Anthony Trippe 26 Nov
Yali, Thanks for the info.  It is helpful to gather stats.   Steve
Steve Tuthill 17 Nov 7 Steve Tuthill 21 Nov
Michael,Thank you for sharing this nugget of knowledge! Not something I'll use every day,
Dominic DeMarco 20 Nov 3 Dominic DeMarco 21 Nov
First time commenter. I can't help but think that your client is going from one mistake to
Ken Koubek 27 Oct 4 Gregory Hlatky 31 Oct
Hello Everyone, Our friends at WIPO have continued to improve the worldwide patent register
Anthony Trippe 27 Oct 0 -
The 12th annual International Patent Information Conference & Exposition (IPI-ConfEx) takes
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