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by EPO / EPAL Team
Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Download GPI documents in ODT format
Replies: 0
Views: 297

Download GPI documents in ODT format

GPI documents (bibliographic data combined or not with legal event data) are now downloadable in ODT format. ODT files can be used, e.g. with OpenOffice Writer and Microsoft Word. Contrary to the RTF format, multiple documents can be concatenated in one single ODT file: Download.png GPI user support
by EPO / EPAL Team
Tue Aug 18, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: How to query/append for NAME field in existing query
Replies: 2
Views: 299

Re: How to query/append for NAME field in existing query

Dear Sriram, Please note that IPC OR CPC = "D05B 85/00" will only retrieve documents classified under D05B85/00 and not documents classified under subgroups of the main group D05B85/00. You may consider using IPC OR CPC = D05B85 to retrieve documents classified under D05B85/00, D05B85/10, D05B85/12,...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: How to query/append for NAME field in existing query
Replies: 2
Views: 299

Re: How to query/append for NAME field in existing query

Dear Sriram, 1) Display the results 2) in the Menu, select Preferences\Result list content there are two tabs a) Content for display b) Content for download/print 3) select tab a and select Inventor 4) click OK 5) The inventor's names are listed next to the publication numbers in the Result list. be...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Sat Jul 18, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Missing CN bibliographic data
Replies: 1
Views: 586

Re: Missing CN bibliographic data

Completeness of CN bibliographic data is back to normal:

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by EPO / EPAL Team
Sat Jul 18, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Full-text searches with GPI
Replies: 1
Views: 1659

Re: Full-text searches with GPI

Searchable full text of GB publications (i.e. the text of descriptions and claims) is now available in GPI and, to date, its completeness status is as follows (this information is available when selecting "Completeness status of searchable full text" in the "Help" menu of the GPI user interface): co...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Missing CN bibliographic data
Replies: 1
Views: 586

Missing CN bibliographic data

Last week and this week, the EPO bibliographic data collection did not include the usual amount of new CN publications (around 90.000 new CN publications added every week in GPI). For example, DFE = 202007 and PUC = CN does not return the usual amount of documents (DFE means "date of first exchange"...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Mon Jun 15, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Full-text searches with GPI
Replies: 1
Views: 1659

Full-text searches with GPI

The full text (text of descriptions and claims) is now searchable via new search criteria ( FTXT , DESC and CLAIM ) and amended search criteria ( WORD now includes words in titles, abstracts, descriptions and claims). This enhancement will improve the quality of your keyword searches and could also ...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Tue May 05, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Search simple family information with GPI
Replies: 2
Views: 1840

Re: Search simple family information with GPI

The issue is now solved and PRDO works as expected.

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by EPO / EPAL Team
Mon May 04, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Good site to research if a patent for your potential idea already exists?
Replies: 0
Views: 442

Re: Good site to research if a patent for your potential idea already exists?

Espacenet is a good place to start your research. Go to https://worldwide.espacenet.com/ and have a look at the introduction video. This service is free and it has a dedicated forum https://forums.epo.org/espacenet-107/ There are more advanced EPO services to perform prior art searches like Global P...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Search simple family information with GPI
Replies: 2
Views: 1840

Re: Search simple family information with GPI

We detected an issue in the use of PRDO "Oldest priority date" when combined with operators "<" or ">".

We are currently reprocessing GPI data and will inform you once PRDO works as expected.


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