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Prior Art (Patent) Searching Best Practices with IEEE Xplore: Workshop at Ångström

Welcome to a workshop arranged by Uppsala University Library and held by representatives from IEEE

The session will review how to effectively use IEEE Xplore for patent research. Topics include an overview of prior art searching and what makes an innovation patentable. Plus, how to find the correct keywords and construct complex search strategies on IEEE Xplore to begin your patent investigation

The workshop will cover:

  • What is “prior art?”
  • Standards
  • What is patentable & types of patents
  • Objective of patent searching
  • Patent claims and their relevancy to a search
  • Search strategies in IEEE Xplore
  • Image searching and other useful Xplore tools
  • Other patent resources


Thursday 19 October 2017
13:00 - 14:15
Ångström 80121
Målgrupp forskare/anställda
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