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New on STN

March 2014

The latest release of the new STN platform, provides enhanced features and content that enable searchers to work more proficiently

February 2014

Access INFULL and DEFULL databases with STN Viewer

January 2014

DWPI: Latest Manual Code Revision goes live

Meet us at

PATINFO 2014- 36. Kolloquium der Technischen Universität Ilmenau über Patentinformation, Ilmenau, 04.-06. Jun

ICIC 2014, Heidelberg, 12.-14. Oct

STN User Meetings

Frankfurt, 06.05.2014
München, 13.05.2014
Essen, 22.05.2014

STN Viewer Prices

An STN login ID or an STN Login ID for Shared Projects is required to use STN Viewer:

To use STN Viewer, a patent search must first be performed in STN Express, Version 8.3 or higher.  All standard STN and STN Express pricing applies to the patent search.  There is no charge to import STN Express answer sets into STN Viewer.


Displaying patent documents 

Fees to display a full-text patent document in STN Viewer are: 

Database

EURO

EURO incl. VAT

AUPATFULL

3.10

1)

CANPATFULL

3.10

1)

CNFULL

3.10

1)

DEFULL

3.45

1)

EPFULL

3.10

1)

FRFULL

3.10

1)

GBFULL

3.10

1)

JPFULL

3.10

1)

PATDPAFULL

3.10

1)

PCTFULL

3.80

1)

RDISCLOSURE

5.15

1)

USPATFULL/USPAT2

3.18

1)

USPATOLD

3.18

1)

1) VAT will be added according to the VAT rate valid in the customer’s country of domicile.

Patent documents displayed within a project can be re-displayed within the same project at no additional cost.  These fees also apply when saving a document that has not been displayed.   


Displaying patent family information

Fees to display patent family information per patent document in STN Viewer are:

Database

EURO

EURO incl. VAT

CAplus

1.26

1)

INPADOCDB

3.50

1)

1) VAT will be added according to the VAT rate valid in the customer’s country of domicile.

Designated states, legal status information (INPADOCDB only), and extended patent family information (CAplus only) is included at no additional cost.  Patent family information may be re-displayed within a project at no additional cost.

Patent equivalents indicated in the patent family information display may be added to a patent project or the patent queue at no additional cost.  Display fees apply if the patent equivalent documents are displayed. 


Long-term storage of patent projects

The monthly fee for storage of saved projects is EURO 1.62 per project.


Shared projects and associated fees

When a project is shared, display fees are charged to the originator for any patent documents not previously displayed. There is no additional fee to share a project. For holders of STN Login IDs for Shared Projects, all fee-generating activities are charged to the requestor of the STN Login IDs for Shared Projects.

Recipients of shared projects, including those with an STN Login ID for Shared Projects, may:

  • Display all patent documents in the project, including any purchased patent family information, at no additional cost
  • Purchase patent family information not previously purchased by the originator
  • Add patent equivalents to a patent project or the patent queue at no additional cost (display fees apply if the patent equivalent documents are displayed)


Special pricing plans

All STN Viewer fees are covered under the STN Fixed Fee Plan.  In addition, discounts available to customers in the STN Volume Discount Plan apply to all STN Viewer fees.