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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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PIUG 2016 Annual Conference Plenary and Business Meeting presentations are available for viewing
Admin - Tom Wolff 27 May 0 -
PIUG 2016 Biotechnology Conference speaker presentations are available for viewing and downloading
Jeannette Fiala 04 Aug 0 -
>The presenting attorney recommended  obtaining a "Certified Search Report" Ann, do you recall
Ann Gore Willse 23 Jun 5 Rex Yeap (Dr.) 7 hours ago
Sounds like database providers (besides just BizInt) are catching on to this avenue for missed
Dominic DeMarco 24 Aug 11 Dominic DeMarco 15 Jun
Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce that the 2016 Stu Kaback Business Impact Award
Elliott Linder 14 Jun 0 -
Oooooh that would be worth a lot in Kind Code Scrabble We need an app for that!! Jane  
Dominic DeMarco 31 May 5 Jane Thompson 01 Jun
Dear PIUG colleagues and friends, I hope you all enjoyed the Memorial Day weekend. We just
Elliott Linder 31 May 0 -
Dear Colleague, Just a note to remind those interested, that the provisional programme is
Christoph Haxel 25 May 0 -
WIPO are in the process of optimizing the Patent Register Portal (accessible here
Jane List 24 May 0 -
There is a paragraph in an article by Ketchum that seems to indicate that there is a specification "More
Tom Wolff 20 May 3 Frazer McLennan 23 May
Chitan:  You make excellent points that I fully agree with. I use patent analytics to provide
Andrea Walsh PhD JD 01 May 13 Andrea Walsh PhD JD 22 May
Hi Stephen, Talking about traditional medicine, the knowledge of Chinese traditional medicine,
Stephen Adams 10 May 1 Henry Chang 10 May
Hello Yateen, thank you for the article, it was very interesting. Thank you for the feedback
Yateen Pargaonkar 19 Apr 5 Yateen Pargaonkar 10 May
Thank you Mr.Grundy, I appreciate your detailed pointwise analysis. 'Gauranteed Patent Search
Chintan Modi 04 May 2 Chintan Modi 06 May
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