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Life Science IP

The GenomeQuest staff offers thoughts and insight on:
  • What's unique about searching IP in the life sciences
  • Tips and tricks on searching in LifeQuest (coming very soon) and GenomeQuest
  • Things happening in and around the life science IP industry

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The Largest Public or Private Biological Sequence Database on Earth

We are proud to announce that there are now over 300 million sequences in GQ-Pat, including 256 million nucleotide sequences and over 45 million protein sequences. And these protein sequences aren't...Read more

How to stay up to date with alerts in GenomeQuest

GQ-Pat is constantly growing. How can you keep up with newly published patent documents? Here's a simple video that shows how to set up database alerts in GenomeQuest so that you can automatically be...Read more

How to deal with sequences that are repeated in the same patent family

Because GenomeQuest's GQ-Pat is a document database rather than a family database, you might hit the same sequence more than once because it occurs in document A and document B both in the same...Read more

9 Crucial Mistakes to Avoid in Biological Sequence Search

Each year, pharmaceuticals, biotech organizations, academic institutions and law firms commit costly errors that happen due to poorly informed IP portfolio decisions. Relating to biological sequence...Read more

Antibody Patent Searching Made Easy

Researchers often neglect to search antibody patents because it seems complex and due to the perception that there is nothing to be gained from it. Dangerous thinking! Antibody searching, with the...Read more