The 2013 Patent Information User’s Group (PIUG) Annual Conference was held in Alexandria, VA April 27-May 2, 2013. This year the theme was “Best Practices for Keeping Up with the Rapidly Changing Patent Landscape”. The conference featured world-renowned patent experts on patent information for technology research and planning. DeMarcoIP was in attendance throughout the conference as part of its continuous effort to stay abreast of new developments in research techniques.
Our Managing Director, Dominic DeMarco, also presented a talk on the fundamentals of game theory and the practical applications of game theory to patent searching. The featured applications included hiring decisions, training of searchers, decision making during the execution of a search, and reviewing of searches.