I hope you have visited the IP Library today. The older part of the IP Library is hosting an exhibit of art donated by Graduate Programs alums over the years. We hope this brings some color to this gray day.
You've identified the perfect source in your research but it is not available on Westlaw or LexisNexis. The Library subscribes to many other databses, but searching through each one for a source will be time consuming. The solution?
"Is anything similar out there?" It's one of the first questions you ask in patent research.
To answer this question, you would likely start by performing a wide-reaching search in the largest bibliographic patent collection available—namely, INPADOC—long before you begin your detailed analysis. Maintained by the European Patent Office (EPO), INPADOC is the largest single collection of patent bibliographic data. It contains
In Legal Research & Information Literacy we covered how natural language and one search solutions were like Google searching. I then said - is there a way to construct searches using Google similar to terms and connectors? I thought the answer was basically no. Ace 1L Jesscia found advanced query construction tools on Google. So, Lexis and Westlaw see the strength of one search and Google sees the strength of constructing queries.