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by EPO / EPAL Team
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Search CPC International with GPI
Replies: 0
Views: 319

Search CPC International with GPI

CPC International is searchable in GPI front-file data as of today 06/09/2019. For a given simple family member, a key aspect of the CPC International is the inclusion of all CPC symbols of all CPC assigning offices as shown below: CPC-I in GPI.jpg (click the image to enlarge) In this example we ca...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Information on EPO's worldwide legal event data
Replies: 0
Views: 1665

Information on EPO's worldwide legal event data

Should you use legal event data in GPI (also known as INPADOC legal status data), you might be interested in the new post Additional information on legal event data (forum Data news).

Patrick Le Gonidec
by EPO / EPAL Team
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Patent Translate
Topic: API access to translations?
Replies: 1
Views: 1982

Re: API access to translations?

Patent Translate is available only in Espacenet, European Publication Server and the Global Patent Index. We would suggest you to retrieve the patent document in a Espacnet and use the Patent Translate. We hope this helps, but please if you have any other queries feel free to contact us. Kind regard...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Thu May 23, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: EP Publication and Search
Topic: Publication of a divisional application
Replies: 1
Views: 2331

Re: Publication of a divisional application

Please be informed that after the filing, the divisional applications are treated as normal EP applications, including the principles for the publication. The publication of an EP application happens after the standard 18 months from either the date of filing or the priority date, but this period ha...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Wed May 01, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: EP Publication and Search
Topic: Next B1 publication date
Replies: 2
Views: 2925

Re: Next B1 publication date

You may use the date of "Decision to grant a European patent", this communication being available in the dossier of an EP document (see section "All documents" in the European Patent Register). Once this communication becomes available in the dossier (it is usually published on a Thursday), the B1 d...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: EP Publication and Search
Topic: Search the full-text of international publications with "EP full-text search"
Replies: 0
Views: 1392

Search the full-text of international publications with "EP full-text search"

The full-text of international publications of Euro-PCT applications published by WIPO and not republished by the EPO is now searchable in EP full-text search . This applies once the international publication has been mentioned in the European Patent Bulletin, i.e. once the WO publication number can...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Exporting full list of an applicant
Replies: 1
Views: 5541

Re: Exporting full list of an applicant

With GPI your query should include at least: ISG = YES ( is granted = yes ) APP = applicant name(s) Example: ISG = YES AND APP = "TECHNISCHE UNIV MUENCHEN" Depending on your goal you may also refine your query combining the above criteria with, for example, publication date (PUD) and publication cou...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: First family publication
Replies: 3
Views: 969

Re: First family publication

Thank you for your explanation, To date, the service is not able to do what you describe. When the service creates a result list, it groups publications according to the selected search filter (application, family, or no filter) and this process is a kind of hidden search. Therefore all publications...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: First family publication
Replies: 3
Views: 969

Re: First family publication

The search filter used by default in GPI is the simple family filter: For a given family, should there be multiple family members matching the search, the result list will include the oldest family member. For example, word= laser /2w beam* returns EP 2383387 A1 published on 2011.11.02 and EP 238338...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: GPI pocket guide and key value proposition
Replies: 0
Views: 651

GPI pocket guide and key value proposition

We have created a pocket guide summarising the main features of GPI, including some query examples. It is available in English, French and German and you can download it from the web page where the GPI user manual (in English only) is available, e.g. from this page for the German version. A reminder...