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Patent information training seminars 2015 open for registration

An exciting programme of patent information events has been added to our calendar of events. It includes specialist topics like patent statistics, the Global Patent Index (GPI) and business use of patent information as well as our new signature "Seminar on patent searching" which provides a comprehensive introduction to the world of patent information. Details and registration via the searchable IP calendar of events or this flyer.

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