Patents at Mach 2.0: Technology on the Cutting Edge
22 June 2008
University of Pittsburgh

Agenda

8:00
Classroom Set Up
9:00
Introductions and Overview
9:10
Patent Databases: Where are you looking?
USPTO
esp@cenet
FreePatentsOnline
Google Patents
WIPO PatentScope
+ Locating patent documents and translations
+ Searching inventor and company names
+ Searching product names
10:20
Break
10:30
Patent Classification

Searching biomedical devices using the U.S. patent classification system
11:45
Review and Questions
12:00
Adjourn