Publications


Publications and Presentations (all by Thomas E. Wolff unless otherwise indicated)
Freedom-to-Operate Searching: What’s in the Tube?” presented at the PIUG 2017 Northeast Conference (Iselin, NJ, September 26, 2017).
What’s So Special about Patent Invalidity Searching?” ONLINE, 36(4) (July/August 2012): pp. 28-33; based on  presentation at  PIUG 2011 Annual Conference (Cincinnati, OH, May 24, 2011).
Freedom-to-Operate Patent Searching: My Six Basic Rules“. Searcher. Magazine for Database , 16(5) (May 2008): pp. 34-39; based on an invited presentation at  PIUG 2007 Northeast Conference (New Brunswick, NJ, October 8-10, 2007).
Patents in the Realm of Independent Information Professionals“. Bulletin of American Society for Science and Technology, 37(1), October/November 2010, pp. 17-20 by Thomas E. Wolff and Stephen Adams.
Patent Users Group – Collaborating via PIUG wiki and discussion forums“. World Patent , 32 (2010), pp. 141-144.
LexisNexis Opens ‘Black Box’ With Powerful Semantic Search Technology“. Today, Newsbreaks, October 25, 2009.
PIUG Wiki: Communication and Collaboration Par Excellence“. Searcher. Magazine for Database , 17, no. 8 (September 2009): pp. 12-19, 51-53.
Petrochemicals to Patent to Consulting“. Presented in session on “Advances in Technology to Help Small Chemical Business Development” at ACS Great Lakes Regional Meeting, May 2009.
Resources for Coping Beyond Borders: PIUG Wiki and Discussion Forum“. Presented at  PIUG 2009 Annual Conference (San Antonio, TX, May 6, 2009).
PIUG Wiki – A New Medium for PIUG Collaboration and Discussion“. Presented at  PIUG 2008 Norast Conference (New Brunswick, NJ, October 14, 2008).
Why You Should Care about STN Script Commands“. Searcher. Magazine for Database , 15, no. 8 (September 2007): pp. 40-48; based on an invited paper at PIUG 2007 Annual Conference (Costa Mesa, CA, May 5-10, 2007).
“Market Research Sources.” Presented at  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 World Wide Web.” Presented sessions at BP and Benedictine University (1999-2001).
Current Awareness: Value and Adding Value“. Presentation at STN Patent Forum (Chicago, October 1996).
Current Awareness Search Strategies for WPI“. Presentation at Derwent North America 1995 Subscribers Meeting (May 1995).
“Blossoming of a Patent Application.” Presented at National Chemical  Symposium, sponsored by Chemical Division of 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 Division of Chemical program at American Chemical Society National Meeting (Denver, CO, March 1993).
“Post-processing Search Results to Maximize Value.” NFAIS Newsletter (National Federation of Abstracting & Services) 36, No. 3 (March 1994): pp. 27-30.
Library Master Version 2.0. Steady Improvement for ‘One of Best’“. Database 16, No. 6 (December 1993): pp. 68-71.
NewsWatch. Publication Keeps Employees Tuned to Industry“. Amoco Torch (September 6, 1993): p. 2.
Enhanced Access to via Personal Bibliographic Databases” in Recent Advances in Chemical II, H. Collier, editor. Royal Society of Chemistry (1993): pp. 37-55; based on an invited paper at Montreux 1992 International Chemical  Conference (Annecy, France, October 1992).
Adding Value to Online Search Results Through Post-processing“. Presentation to  American Association of Science (ASIS) (Pittsburg, October 1992).
KEDIT: Text Editor for Post-processing Searches“. Database 15, No. 3 (June 1992): pp. 43-49; basis for a presentation in Division of Chemical program at 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 Division of Chemical  program at American Chemical Society National Meeting (Atlanta, GA, April 1991).
“Library Master. Version 1.24.” Journal of 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 Power Level“. Database 17, No. 4 (August 1994): pp. 63-67.

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).