1. "The Paradox of Patentability Searching"
Edlyn S. Simmons
J. Chem. Inf. Comp. Sci., 1985, Vol. 25 (4), pp. 379-386

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2. "What's in a Claim?"
Edlyn S. Simmons
Proceedings of the Montreux International Chemical Information Conference
H. Collier (Ed.)
Springer Verlag: Heidelberg, 1989, pp. 93-104

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3. "The Grammar of Markush Structure Searching: Vocabulary vs. Syntax"
Edlyn S. Simmons
J. Chem. Inf. Comp. Sci., 1991, Vol. 31 (1), pp. 45-53

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4. "Patent Statistics: Comparing Grapes and Watermelons"
Edlyn S. Simmons & Nancy Lambert
Proceedings of the 1991 Montreux International Chemical Information
Conference & Exhibition, H. Collier, Ed. , 1992, pp. 33-78.
Republished in parts as "Comparing Grapes and Watermelons" in
Chem Tech , 1993 Vol. 23(6), pp 51-59.

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5. "Competitive Intelligence from Patents - Volatile: Handle With Care"
Edlyn S. Simmons
Proceedings of the 1995 International Chemical Information Conference,
Nimes, France, Oct. 23-25, 1995, H. Collier, Ed., pp. 89-100.
Republished in Journal of Association for Global Strategic Information,
Nov. 1995, Vol. 4(3), pp. 124-133.

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6. "Black Sheep" in the Patent Family"
Edlyn S. Simmons
World Patent Information 31(1), 11-18 (2009).

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7. "Patents (Literature)"
Edlyn S. Simmons
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 5th Edition, Vol. 18, John Wiley & Sons: New York., pp. 197-276 (2006). 

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8. "Relevance Ranking in Patent Databases--Is it Relevant?"
Edlyn S. Simmons
J. Chem. Inf. Comp. Sci., 1999, Vol. 39, pp. 453-462

Note: "The databases have changed, but the conclusions still stand." - Edlyn S. Simmons

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9. " Chapter 10 Intellectual Property,” in Using the Pharmaceutical Literature, Sharon Srodin, Ed.,  pp. 197-231, Routledge.  (2006)


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10. "Patents"
Edlyn S. Simmons
Manual of Online Search Strategies, 3rd Ed., C. J. Armstrong & J.A. Large, Eds.
Gower, Aldershot, UK, 2001, Vol. 2, pp. 23-140.

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  1. Thanks for sharing...Many are must read and very useful as a reference for Patent Analysts everywhere.

  2. Thank you, Edlyn.  These are truely must read!  I know it has taken a while but these are really valuable.  Now could you nudge Stu and Nancy too?