Get started with PATSTAT; the EPO Worldwide Patent Statistical Database

Date

Start: 27.02.2013
End: 28.02.2013

Notice

The event is fully booked.

Location

Vienna, Austria

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Working language(s)

English

Description

Participants will get familiar with the background of PATSTAT, the content and coverage of the data set, how to install the database and how to query the database. They will then use a PATSTAT sample database extraction (in MS Access) to create simple patent statistics and patent indicators.

Target groups

Level of expertise

Intermediate

Medium

Classroom training

Event homepage

Content

Materials

All support material and handouts will be in English. However, all our trainers and our administrative staff are trilingual and would be pleased to answer any questions or give explanations in French or German, too.

Payment

Seminar participants are required to pay the seminar fees prior to the course, via bank transfer, credit card or deposit account. The registration  for a seminar will  be accepted as soon as the payment of the participation fee has arrived at the EPO. You will be notified of this via e-mail.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of the patent system: you are familiar with the various bibliographical data items you can find on the front page of a patent document. Knowledge of Boolean operators.

A good command of English.

Knowledge of MS Access and/or SQL would be an advantage.

Registration fee

The fee for this two day seminar is 540 EUR.

The price for students is 162 EUR (only applicable if student ID is valid  over the whole seminar time period). 

The fee covers participation in the seminar and includes the participant package with seminar support material, refreshments and lunch.

Objectives

Participants will understand the benefits of the PATSTAT database in comparison to other patent information products. They will also gain an insight into the use of PATSTAT and be able to create and interpret statistical analyses performed therewith.

Venue directions

Directions on how to reach the EPO Vienna and hotel accomodation.

Programme

Venue details

European Patent Office
Rennweg 12
1030 Vienna
Austria
Tel. +43-1-521-26-0

Contact

Please contact Patent Information Training at pitraining@epo.org.

Max. number of participants

20

Reference

PI07-2013

Registration deadline

Deadline for registration is over.