Delve into PatBase and PatBase Express with free training webinars

In 2019, Minesoft will be re-launching the free PatBase and PatBase Express training webinars including additional times for the US & Asia markets. Following a successful launch in 2018, the Minesoft support team is enhancing the programme by offering webinars in Chinese and introducing new case-study based webinars throughout the year – dates/times to be confirmed.

At the end of every session we will open the floor to take any questions and feedback you may have. The webinars are on a rolling schedule each month, so if you miss a session you can always register to attend the following month instead.

Register for a webinar here.

  1. Getting started with PatBase

New users can quickly get to grips with the PatBase interface with this introductory webinar. This will include, how to use the different search forms, using and sharing folders, exporting and sharing your search results, creating alerts for a search query of interest and conducting a simple analysis.

  1. PatBase Express: an introduction

PatBase Express is designed to be intuitive and easy-to-use, making it an ideal solution for occasional users. This webinar is ideal for beginners to learn how to navigate the database, covering search, reviewing and sharing results and conducting a simple analysis. PatBase Express only users may want to check out the Legal Status, Analytics V2 (if included in their subscription), and PatBase News webinars.

  1. Working with citations

PatBase has one of the most comprehensive patent citation collections available, with an array of patent citation tools to choose from. We recommend all users register for the webinar as we will be covering the new Citation Analysis option in PatBase Analytics V2, as well as including a how-to guide for searching citations and Citation Explorer.

  1. Monitoring Legal Status

At the time of writing, PatBase receives legal status data directly from EPO, USPTO, JPO, DPMA and INPI as well as from the global PatBase data feeds, with plans to continue expanding throughout 2019 (we are looking at importing data from CNIPA in the near future). This webinar will show how to search and review legal status data, including reassignment and litigation information to detect threat and avoid infringement.

  1. Exporting and Reporting in PatBase

At the end of 2018, Minesoft relaunched the Export Wizard in PatBase making it easier than ever to create and share PatBase content in custom formats. This webinar will teach attendees how to publish search results or charts and generate share links to send to colleagues or clients.

  1. Building a comprehensive search strategy

Suitable for more advanced users looking to refine their patent searching skills, this webinar will explain how functionalities in PatBase can help you to build a more accurate and comprehensive search strategy. Some of the features covered will be: PatBase Thesaurus, non-Latin searching, Classification Finder and Snapshot.

  1. Analytics V2: An Introduction

As of February 2019, the original analysis platform in PatBase will be replaced by Analytics V2, hence there is no better time to learn to use the tool efficiently. The webinar will cover all sections of the platform from the settings, examining the raw data behind a graph and sharing generated graphs with colleagues and clients.

  1. PatBase News

The Minesoft Development team is continuously working to improve the PatBase & PatBase Express platforms according to the feedback we receive from users. We recommend that all users stay-up-date with the latest enhancements to ensure they ae getting the most out of their subscriptions and this monthly webinar is the easiest way to for users to stay on top of what’s new.

For more information and to sign up for a webinar, click here.

The Minesoft support team is available for all of your training needs, be it in-house or online. Contact us today at or call us on +44 (0)20 8404 0651.