WVCST-ITSO personnel attended a product training on the use of LexisNexis, Total Patent. The one-day “User Training for the Total Patent Solution” was held in WVCST with speakers Ms. Kiyomi Mori, Total Patent Expert from LexisNexis, Tokyo and Mr. Nicholas Khoo, Associate Director, LexisNexis Southeast Asia.

This training is in connection with the subscription to the online research solution of LexisNexis, Total Patent. Also, this is a part of the continuing efforts of the Intellectual Property office of the Philippines to provide total solutions for research needs.

Topics discussed during the training were information categories and features of Total Patents solution including the patent analytics and visualization. Update to LexisNexis Total Patent was also introduced. The participants were also given the chance to do the hands on training on the said product.

The participants in the said training were ITSO Personnel from State Universities in Visayas like Bohol Island State University, Carlos Hilado State College, Aklan State University, Technological University of the Philippines Visayas, Negros Oriental State University, Capiz State University, Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College, UP Cebu, UPV, SEAFDEC and WVCST Satellite Campuses. Also present in the said training were ITSO personnel from WVCST Main Campus like Dr. Carmelo V. Ambut, ITSO Manager; Dr. Richard C. de Leon, ITSO Technical Staff; Ms. Lavinia B. Dulla, ITSO Technical Staff; Engr. Naci John C. Trance, ITSO Technical Staff and Ms. Andrea P. Pama, ITSO Technical Staff.