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New on STN

March 2014

The latest release of the new STN platform, provides enhanced features and content that enable searchers to work more proficiently

February 2014

Access INFULL and DEFULL databases with STN Viewer

January 2014

DWPI: Latest Manual Code Revision goes live

Meet us at

PATINFO 2014- 36. Kolloquium der Technischen Universität Ilmenau über Patentinformation, Ilmenau, 04.-06. Jun

ICIC 2014, Heidelberg, 12.-14. Oct

STN User Meetings

Frankfurt, 06.05.2014
München, 13.05.2014
Essen, 22.05.2014

Solutions for Information Professionals

Information professionals can rely on STN for access to comprehensive patent and sci-tech information and advanced tools for search and analysis.

For intellectual property professionals we offer patent and literature databases from all over the world which provide answers to questions related to:

  • Patentability
  • Prior art
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Legal status
  • Freedom to operate

For professional searchers in the sci-tech and medical area STN offers an unsurpassed collection of essential databases covering a wide range of topics, including bioscience and biotechnology, chemistry, energy, engineering, materials science, medicine, pharmacology, physics, and toxicology. In addition, STN provides the largest repository of publicly available bio-sequence information from patents and the journal literature

To access the databases, information professionals can use the following interfaces:

  • STN Express - Desktop access to all STN databases with a variety of analysis and post-processing tools - the most popular choice for Information Professionals
  • STN on the WebSM - All the power of STN anytime, anywhere for experienced online searchers

To analyze or visualize your data, take advantage of:

  • STN AnaVist™ - features and capabilities for efficiently analyzing and interpreting information retrieved from scientific and patent databases
  • STN Viewer™ - features for simple management and evaluation of full-text patent documents from STN Express answer sets

The full-text of documents for all references retrieved from STN databases can be accessed via the STN Full-Text Solution.