Beyond Markush-Protecting Activity not Chemical Structure
By providing a more accurate and useful representation of the activity and
properties of compounds, field-based systems have the potential for
widespread use in patent applications, taking their place alongside, and
possibly in time replacing, Markush structures.
By Steve Gardner and Andy Vinter at Cresset-BMD Ltd (September 2009)
Keywords: activity, chemical structure, Markush, fields, novel bioisosteres, patent landscape, CCRS,