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by Patent Information Marketing
Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: Results list & document pane
Topic: Shown patent number a patent family
Replies: 3
Views: 693

Re: Shown patent number a patent family

Dear Julia, Indeed the result list originating from a search will show only one member of a simple patent family. There are however rare circumstances when during the exploration of e.g. the citation tree two members of the same family can be moved to the result list. This can be due to the fact tha...
by Patent Information Marketing
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Searching
Topic: How to find patents filed in SA and ZA?
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: How to find patents filed in SA and ZA?

Dear user, Unfortunately the coverage of SA and ZA documents in Espacenet is not complete (see bibliographic coverage table ). This leads to the situation that these family members are not shown for the document EP2859608B1 . Recommendable would be to check the publications of the respective patent ...
by Patent Information Marketing
Thu Dec 17, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Espacenet
Topic: Office closure from 24.12.2020 to 10.01.2021 inclusive
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Office closure from 24.12.2020 to 10.01.2021 inclusive

Dear users, Please note that our EPO offices will be closed over the holiday period from 24 December 2020 to 10 January 2021 inclusive. They will open again on 11 January 2021. During this time no user support will be available. You may continue to use our contact form to send us enquiries. A backlo...
by Patent Information Marketing
Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Results list & document pane
Topic: Shown patent number a patent family
Replies: 3
Views: 693

Re: Shown patent number a patent family

Dear Julia, A dedicated algorithm in Espacenet tries to identify and display the best matching document of the simple patent family with regards to your search query. Therefore, the representative patent of the family, which is displayed in the result list, does not necessarily correspond to the ear...
by Patent Information Marketing
Fri Dec 04, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Searching
Topic: Combining Downloads
Replies: 1
Views: 263

Re: Combining Downloads

Dear user, I understand that your result list exceeds 500 results, which is the maximum number of downloadable results in xlsx or csv format, and that you would like to download all results by batches, but avoid the retrieval of duplicates in the process. Espacenet is a family based tool. This means...
by Patent Information Marketing
Tue Dec 01, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: New version of the European Patent Register
Replies: 0
Views: 1285

New version of the European Patent Register

A new version of the European Patent Register is available. For more information please consult the release notes.
by Patent Information Marketing
Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Searching
Topic: Classification Search Features
Replies: 4
Views: 947

Re: Classification Search Features

Dear user, in both classic and new Espacenet the number of results corresponds to the number of patent families found. Classic Espacenet did not pre-aggregate the data and used an approximation approach to estimate the number of patent families based on the number of publications: This number is how...
by Patent Information Marketing
Mon Nov 16, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: Patent Translate currently not available
Replies: 1
Views: 546

Re: Patent Translate currently not available

Dear user,

The issue with Patent Translate in classic Espacenet has been resolved. However, you are more than welcome to (continue to) explore new Espacenet and its benefits.
by Patent Information Marketing
Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: Patent Translate currently not available
Replies: 1
Views: 546

Patent Translate currently not available

Dear user,

in classic Espacenet, there is currently an issue with Patent Translate. The technicians are investigating it. In the meantime, you might want to use new Espacenet where Patent Translate is working as it should.
by Patent Information Marketing
Fri Nov 06, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: European Patent Register video re-mastered
Replies: 0
Views: 183

European Patent Register video re-mastered

Learn more about the European Patent Register in this re-mastered introductory video .

You can access it directly on the Register Homepage, in the Help pages and on epo.org/register.