Other Events

OCE also organizes symposia, roundtables, and workshops to facilitates discussion on special IP topics.

October 2017

PatentsView Workshop on Engaging User Communities

Event web site: PatentsView Workshop of Engaging User Communities

USPTO officially launched the PatentsView Community Site, updated data visualization with export functionality, and new data fields that can be accessed across PatentsView tools. This year’s updates are based on feedback gathered by the user community at the 2016 PatentsView workshop. The new Community Site includes a moderated forum for user inquiries and a Data in Action page for sharing analyses, visualizations, and publications.

October 2016

PatentsView Workshop on Engaging User Communities

Web Tool: PatentsView Query Builder
Event web site: PatentsView Workshop of Engaging User Communities
Webcast: Workshop recording

The theme of the workshop is “New Tools for Open Patent Data.” USPTO officially launched a new PatentsView data query builder at the workshop. This query builder allows users to easily request and download subsets of PatentsView data. The PatentsView database incorporates the new inventor disambiguation algorithm developed at the 2015 workshop by Nicholas Monath and colleagues at UMass Amherst.


September 2016

USPTO Cancer Moonshot Challenge

Challenge: USPTO Cancer Moonshot Challenge
Director's Blog: USPTO Launches Cancer Moonshot Challenge
Data: Cancer Moonshot Patent Data
Event page: Cancer Moonshot Challenge - Info Session

USPTO enlisted the public’s help to leverage our intellectual property data, often an early indicator of meaningful research and development, and combine it with other economic and funding data. Participants in the challenge had the opportunity to leverage USPTO Cancer Moonshot patent data to reveal new insights into investments around cancer therapy research and treatments.