Each month we like to recognize the top performing Crowd researchers for their outstanding work in the AOP Connect™ platform. The Highlighter of the Month and each of the runners up receive a reward for their contributions – Congratulations to our Crowd!
Highlighter of the Month
Top researchers for December 2018:
Read the below interview with one of our top Researchers of the Month to find out more about what it’s like to be a researcher for the only company that crowdsources IP searches.
What is your profession?
Prior art searching and Technology Landscape.
What is your education background?
Doctoral Degree in Biochemistry.
What, if any, experience do you have in patent research?
3 years experience
What skills are the most useful in your research with RWS?
Searching based on concept of technology and finding most relevant state of the art.
How did you first learn about RWS?
What languages do you speak?
English, Hindi, Sanskrit
What do you enjoy most about being an RWS Researcher?
Receiving Inscope messages and getting good work opportunities, Getting more knowledge in different fields.
What is the most challenging aspect of RWS Research?
To understand study requirement and strategies the searching.
How can RWS improve your researching experience?
Exploring different databases or search engines to find relevant document.
What online or offline resources do you use in your research? (i.e. IEEE Xplore, PubMed, Library, etc.)
Google, Google scholar, GOOGLE PATENTS, ESPACENET
What have you learned about researching, technology, or patents since joining RWS?
I have learned how various products or technologies are evolved.
How will you use your reward money?
I will spend money with my family and daily living expenses.
Would you recommend researching with AOP to a friend or colleague? Why or why not?
Yes, I would recommend researching with RWS to a friend or colleague if I will find that some one has good skills in searching.
What are your Top 3 Tips for being an AOP Researcher?
- Understanding of study patent and Reading study requirement thoroughly
- Searching current available literature and knowing related citations
- Highlighting carefully
What is the most exciting story or discovery you have made while searching for prior art?
When I received Congratulations – Reward won email for highlighter of the month, I assumed that I was for study winner but after reading that email I get to know that it was for highlighter of the month. but the next day I received again Congratulations email for study winner. It was very happy and surprising moment for me that I will always remember.
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