Thomson Scientific Awarded Patent

Mar 24, 2006

Thomson Scientific has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for provision of an International Patent Database. Under the terms of this contract, Thomson Scientific will continue to provide USPTO patent examiners with unlimited access to the Derwent World Patents Index patents information service both through an in-house version of the DWPI database and access via online hosts. This multi-million dollar contract is for one year with an option to extend up to six years, and includes training modules to facilitate effective usage of DWPI by the Examiner Corps.