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Master VTI - Technology Watch and Scientific Information AMU Aix Marseille University - Patents and APA (Automatic Patent Analysis)

mars 27th, 2014 Posted in Africa, Asia, Europe, France, Indian Ocean, North Africa, North America, South America

A presentation of the key the key role of patents  in Innovation has been done by the Professor Henri Dou at the Master VTI of the Aix Marseille Universty (AMU). This Master is the following of the diploma made by the CRRM in the same universty. It is directed by Dr Hervé Rostaing. This Master which can be done online deals with all the aspects of Technology Watch, information retrieval, management, handling and knowledge creation from information. During the presentation, the Professor Henri Dou underlined the key role of patent information. After an introduction on the information obtained in a patent notice and a large overview of the role of patents in the development of economy, the course focussed on APA (Automatic Patent Analysis). This technique presented through the use of Matheo Patent, is one of the best to create from a set of patents an elaborate information able to second the decision  making process. Various examples were presented, and among them, how to map the different technologies used in an industrial process. The second part of the talk dealt with the presentation of Matheo Patent Lite, which is an application which, thank to the work of the Company Matheo Software, allows to search the worldpatent database from EPO (European Patent Office) with and android smartphone. The application can be used after the uploading of the”Matheo Patent lite” ” from the android store and installing it. This applicatioin works really fast and allows the creation of alert indexes. This is the software  companion  the Matheo Patent.  

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