Products: BizInt Smart Charts for Patents

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Current version: BizInt Smart Charts for Patents Version 4.6 (2018-02-14)

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Release History for the Last 18 Months

Introducing Version 4.6 (2018-02-14)

Hit Structures

  • Added support for hit structure information (new STN only) in combined charts and in Reference Rows.

IP Sequences

  • Added support for several additional fields on GQPAT (GenomeQuest) -- the Number of Sequences, Unique Family Sequence ID, and Sequence Listing Equivalents are now available as columns. The Normalized Patent Assignee is used as the patent assignee if present.

Biomedical Literature

  • Added two new column properties to allow you to automatically link NCT numbers to, or DOIs to an article (currently only via
  • Added support for a new segment of EMBASE on Ovid.

Reference Rows

  • Updated Reference Rows to version 3.0, with the latest export features, new support for hit structures, and a fix for problems caused by installing multiple versions of the software on the same machine.

New and Fixed in Version 4.5.1 (2017-11-26)

  • Updated the definitions for PatBase to reflect the new presentation of Inspection Fields. Also filtered non-latin content from the non-standardized Inventor and Assignee fields.
  • Added support for the Annotations field in Cortellis Patents.

New and Fixed in Version 4.5 (2017-10-02)

  • Cleaned up presentation of Index Terms from Classic STN. Added support for hit Index Terms on New STN.
  • The "Word - summary records" export now supports images.
  • This release contains a first look at our new hit structure display. Users of New STN can now create hit structure reports in the Summary Records exports. Visit our hit structures page for more details.

New and Fixed in Version 4.4.3 (2017-09-20)

  • Fixed an issue in version 4.4.2 which prevented users from configuring full-text patent links for both PatentOrder Direct and Derwent Innovation.

New and Fixed in Version 4.4.2 (2017-07-23)

Note: If you repackage the software for internal installation, several support files (including one DLL) have been replaced in this release. Please contact us if you would like a complete list of the file changes.

  • Structure images from New STN were appearing as black boxes in the chart. This has been fixed.
  • Fixed a problem with using File | Import to import RTF transcripts from STNext, which was causing data fields to be truncated.
  • Updated the full text linking for Derwent Innovation to use the new domain. Also added support for several upcoming fields.
  • Added support for Family Patent Assignee on

New and fixed in Version 4.4.1 (2017-05-29)

  • Added support for the Dead/Alive flag on PatBase, constructing a Family Status table and the over all State of the family in a separate column.
  • Fixed an issue with some PatBase exports not being able to be imported after families in a folder are merged.
  • Added support for legal status on FULLPAT ( The Summary Status field is comparable to the Family Status field in FAMPAT, however in FULLPAT the table reports on each designated state, not just the publications.
  • Updated the identity for databases from Clarivate Analytics: Cortellis from Clarivate Analytics and Derwent Innovation.
  • Introduced a new "compact" Excel export, suitable for use with tools such as Microsoft Visio. This is a work in progress, and will see a few more enhancements in the coming months.

Announcing Version 4.4 (2017-02-25)

  • Added support for the new FULLPAT database from, replacing the PLUSPAT database.
  • Modified the filters for Ovid to be more forgiving of variations in file segment names for Embase and Medline.
  • Fixed a problem which could cause the software to hang in some situations when loading incomplete XML files. These conditions were encountered by several users with exports from PatBase.

Announcing Version 4.3 (2016-09-20)

  • Added alias for IFIALL on STN, fixed processing of several fields.
  • The way that the source document is noted on has changed. Displays the source document in Abstract, Claims, and Independent Claims fields.
  • In Patbase publication level exports, correctly identify the source of the claims text. In family level exports, now captures the source document for the abstract, if given.
  • Supports the new URL for PatentScope when generating full text links.

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