Publications


Publications and Presentations (all by Thomas E. Wolff unless otherwise indicated)
What’s So Special about Invalidity Searching?” ONLINE, 36(4) (July/August 2012): pp. 28-33; based on the presentation at the PIUG 2011 Annual Conference (Cincinnati, OH, May 24, 2011).
Freedom-to-Operate Patent Searching: My Six Basic Rules“. Searcher. The Magazine for Database Professionals, 16(5) (May 2008): pp. 34-39; based on an invited presentation at the PIUG 2007 Northeast Conference (New Brunswick, NJ, October 8-10, 2007).
Patents in the Realm of Independent Information Professionals“. Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 37(1), October/November 2010, pp. 17-20 by Thomas E. Wolff and Stephen Adams.
The Patent Information Users Group – Collaborating via the PIUG wiki and discussion forums“. World Patent Information, 32 (2010), pp. 141-144.
LexisNexis Opens the ‘Black Box’ With Powerful Semantic Search Technology“. Information Today, Newsbreaks, October 25, 2009.
The PIUG Wiki: Communication and Collaboration Par Excellence“. Searcher. The Magazine for Database Professionals, 17, no. 8 (September 2009): pp. 12-19, 51-53.
Petrochemicals to Patent Information to Consulting“. Presented in the session on “Advances in Information Technology to Help Small Chemical Business Development” at the ACS Great Lakes Regional Meeting, May 2009.
Resources for Coping Beyond Borders: the PIUG Wiki and Discussion Forum“. Presented at the PIUG 2009 Annual Conference (San Antonio, TX, May 6, 2009).
The PIUG Wiki – A New Medium for PIUG Collaboration and Discussion“. Presented at the PIUG 2008 Northeast Conference (New Brunswick, NJ, October 14, 2008).
Why You Should Care about STN Script Commands“. Searcher. The Magazine for Database Professionals, 15, no. 8 (September 2007): pp. 40-48; based on an invited paper at the PIUG 2007 Annual Conference (Costa Mesa, CA, May 5-10, 2007).
“Market Research Information Sources.” Presented at the Chemical Development & Marketing Association Education Foundation “Market Research Short Course.” (Lisle, IL, August 2006).
Improved Search Facility Opens Up BP World“. BP GPM&S Exchange (May 2001).
“Searching the World Wide Web.” Presented sessions at BP and Benedictine University (1999-2001).
Current Awareness: Value and Adding Value“. Presentation at the STN Patent Forum (Chicago, October 1996).
Current Awareness Search Strategies for WPI“. Presentation at the Derwent North America 1995 Subscribers Meeting (May 1995).
“Blossoming of a Patent Application.” Presented at the National Chemical Information Symposium, sponsored by the Chemical Information Division of the American Chemical Society (Burlington, VT, June 1994).
Buntrock, Robert E. and Thomas E. Wolff. “Information to Order“. CHEMTECH (April 1994): pp. 8-12; based on “Keeping Current. So Many Options…” presented in the Division of Chemical Information program at the American Chemical Society National Meeting (Denver, CO, March 1993).
“Post-processing Search Results to Maximize Value.” NFAIS Newsletter (National Federation of Abstracting & Information Services) 36, No. 3 (March 1994): pp. 27-30.
Library Master Version 2.0. Steady Improvement for ‘One of the Best’“. Database 16, No. 6 (December 1993): pp. 68-71.
NewsWatch. Publication Keeps Employees Tuned to the Industry“. Amoco Torch (September 6, 1993): p. 2.
Enhanced Access to Information via Personal Bibliographic Databases” in Recent Advances in Chemical Information II, H. Collier, editor. Royal Society of Chemistry (1993): pp. 37-55; based on an invited paper at the Montreux 1992 International Chemical Information Conference (Annecy, France, October 1992).
Adding Value to Online Search Results Through Post-processing“. Presentation to the American Association of Information Science (ASIS) (Pittsburg, October 1992).
KEDIT: Text Editor for Post-processing Searches“. Database 15, No. 3 (June 1992): pp. 43-49; the basis for a presentation in the Division of Chemical Information program at the American Chemical Society National Meeting (San Francisco, CA, April 1992).
Personal Bibliographic Databases: An Industrial Scientist’s Perspective“. Database 15, No. 2 (April 1992): pp. 34-40; based on a presentation in the Division of Chemical Information program at the American Chemical Society National Meeting (Atlanta, GA, April 1991).
“Library Master. Version 1.24.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 114, No. 2 (1992): pp. 796-797.
Wolff, Thomas E., and Lawrence P. Klemann. “Ligand Effects on CO Bridging in Binuclear Manganese Carbonyl Complexes.” Organometallics 1, No. 12 (1982): pp. 1667-70.
Related Reference
Unger, Sandra. “Why Patent Searchers (and Others) Need KEDIT When They Already Have a Word Processor; Or Post-Processing at the Power Level“. Database 17, No. 4 (August 1994): pp. 63-67.
Patents
Wolff, Thomas E., Stephen Brugge, and Juergen K. Holzhauer, “Process for Producing Sulfonylbis(Phthalic Anhydride).” U.S. 5,342,968 (August 30, 1994).
Arzoumanidis, Gregory G., Sam S. Lee, Thomas E. Wolff, and Linda Ornellas. “Ester-modified Olefin Polymerization Catalyst.” U.S. 4,657,883 (April 14, 1987).