NEW: Direct links to PatBase from USGENE BLAST Search Portal

London, 24 January 2013

PatBase Express full-text link options are now available in the USGENE® BLAST® Search Portal

Minesoft is pleased to announce that the USGENE BLAST Search Portal now provides the option to set patent and published application number full-text links to go directly to corresponding PatBase Express records. This is a time-saving new feature for subscribers to these two popular services.

To change the default USGENE BLAST Search Portal full-text links to go to PatBase Express, simply visit the “Edit profile” section of the Account tab and select your preferred service. Changing the default setting will update the default full-text links throughout the USGENE BLAST Search Portal, including in any subsequently generated reports in either XLS, DOCX or PDF format.

About PatBase Express: PatBase is one of the most relied-upon online patent databases available. A ‘one stop shop’: search, save, share, analyse and export patent data. PatBase Express is a simple and intuitive way of searching patents for end users. Access the same comprehensive data as PatBase, with a streamlined interface. Learn more at:

About the USGENE BLAST Search Portal: USGENE is the USPTO Genetic Sequence Database, an annotated collection of all available DNA, RNA and protein sequences from the published patent applications and issued patents of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The USGENE BLAST Search Portal is the definitive web-based access point for comprehensive USPTO patent sequence searching, featuring a streamlined, non-redundant version of the ground-breaking USGENE database.