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La compétence...capturée   Expertise...captured   Die Fachkenntnis...gefangen

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Magister Ltd. is an independent consultancy which provides a range of services to the Scientific and Technical Information community.

Our primary activities are in the field of Patents Documentation.

Our independent status ensures that we can work equally well with either producers or users.

The Challenges

Even the biggest and best face the challenges of today :

  • shrinking budgets
  • fewer full-time staff
  • more complex products
  • less time for decisions

Why choose us ?

  • Practical industry experience
  • Professional insight
  • Independence
  • Quality deliverables
  • Dedicated resource
  • Predictable cost

Training Courses for Patent Users

Magister Ltd. has a range of standard courses for patent information users. Please contact us for further details on these. We can also prepare bespoke training according to your specific needs.

The Patents Documentation Consultancy

We were founded on the principle that there is no shortage of advice or expertise in the patents information field, but conveying that expertise - to the people who matter, when it counts, in the right form - needs to be done better.

Magister represents Expertise ... captured

Professional Credentials

Consultants working for Magister Limited are members of the following professional organisations:

Association of Independent Information Professionals Royal Society of Chemistry
Patent Information Users Group Patent and Trade Mark Group
ACS Chemical Information Division Werkgemeenschap Octrooi-informatie Nederland
ACS Chemistry & The Law Division











Magister Limited is a
Friend of the IPI Award.

International Patent Information Award
Recommended Books for Patent Users
Stephen Adams.
3rd completely revised edition 2011
ISBN 978-3-11-023511-1

Since the publication of the 2nd edition additional countries especially in Asia have become more prominent in industry.

This completely revised edition takes account of the changing information scene e.g. in new chapters like BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India, and China), Asia and regional patent systems or Sources for legal status searching.

This is an essential reference tool for academic librarians and information specialists as well as anyone needing to know where and how patent information can be found.

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