Drug Patents International
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Drug Patents International (DPIN/DPINNS) is an English-language pharmaceutical database produced by IMSWORLD Publications Ltd. and available through Questel platform Qweb. The DPIN file is available to Drug Patent International subscribers only, and the DPINNS file is available to non-subscribers. The database contains:
- Patent publication and priority information
- Application dates
- CAS Registry numbers
- Drug descriptions (accessible by general drug and trade names)
The database covers records from 1987 to present, and it is updated on a bimonthly basis. SDI alerts are also updated on a bimonthly basis. The database is in the "Patents" cluster of Questel databases.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Questel Database Catalog 2008." Questel website, http://www.questel.com/EN/customersupport/userdoc/docpdf/Databasecatalog.pdf. Accessed September 16, 2011.
- ↑ "DPIN." Questel website, http://www.questel.com/en/customersupport/userdoc/fctsht/dpin.pdf. Accessed September 16, 2011