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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: 1
Views: 24

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: 233

Re: Missing CN bibliographic data

Completeness of CN bibliographic data is back to normal:

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GPI user support
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: 926

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): comple...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Missing CN bibliographic data
Replies: 1
Views: 233

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: 926

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: 1355

Re: Search simple family information with GPI

The issue is now solved and PRDO works as expected.

GPI user support
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: 313

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: 1355

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.


GPI user support
by EPO / EPAL Team
Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Search simple family information with GPI
Replies: 2
Views: 1355

Search simple family information with GPI

The following enhancements are now available: New search criteria, result list columns and document fields for simple family information New search criterion PRDO "Oldest priority date" New parameters in Simple statistics and Cross-reference Renaming of search criteria, removal of national CPC and C...
by EPO / EPAL Team
Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: EP Publication and Search
Topic: Search for particular designated states
Replies: 2
Views: 2415

Re: Search for particular designated states

In addition to the above information: According to the European Patent Convention, Article 79 : All the Contracting States party to this Convention at the time of filing of the European patent application shall be deemed to be designated in the request for grant of a European patent. The designation...