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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,

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