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by EPO / Patent Data Services
Wed May 22, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: Mai 2019 - INPADOC: changes to statistics file
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Views: 677

Mai 2019 - INPADOC: changes to statistics file

An enhanced INPADOC coverage file is available on this page from 23 Mai 2019 onwards: https://www.epo.org/searching-for-patents/data/coverage/weekly.html Please check out the file stored in the section "Contents and coverage of the INPADOC legal status file". The excel sheet with the name INPADOC_co...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: April 2019 - IT: Number format
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Views: 2425

April 2019 - IT: Number format

Approximately 7 300 priority or application numbers in DOCDB from 2015 and 2016 are using a transitional number format of the kind: UAYYYYNNNN(N) or UBYYYYNNNN(N) - where YYYY is the year and NNNN(N) is a sequential number (4 or 5 digits) and - where the letter A (patent) and U (utility model) is om...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: April 2019 - US: new legal status data
Replies: 0
Views: 603

April 2019 - US: new legal status data

New data available on the status of US patent applications and granted patents covering status information which was created or updated after 1980. The data is based on information available on the Patent Examination Data System platform, which was recently established by the US Trademark and Patent...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: Feb. 2019 - NO and NL: Change of kind code
Replies: 0
Views: 918

Feb. 2019 - NO and NL: Change of kind code

This change affects: - publications with authority code = ‘NL’ and kind code = ‘C’ where the publication kind code was changed from kind code = ‘C’ to ‘C1’ or ‘C2’ 13.500 publications Example of change: from NL 185391C to NL 185391C1 from NL 1037907C to NL 1037907C2 - publications with authority cod...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Jan. 2019 - New product: Decisions of the EPO boards of appeal
Replies: 0
Views: 844

Jan. 2019 - New product: Decisions of the EPO boards of appeal

We now offer bulk data in xml of the decisions of the EPO boards of appeal. https://www.epo.org/searching-for-patents/data/bulk-data-sets/boards-of-appeal-decisions.html The Boards of Appeal are composed of the Enlarged Board of Appeal, 28 technical boards of appeal, the Legal Board of Appeal and th...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: INPADOC classification now available in most EPO products and services
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Views: 704

INPADOC classification now available in most EPO products and services

The EPO has developed the so-called INPADOC classification scheme to make legal status data more understandable und useable for a broad variety of target groups, ranging from occasional users of patent information to professional and frequent users. Approximately 2 800 INPADOC legal event codes used...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Fall 2018 - CS/CZ: Change of number format
Replies: 0
Views: 805

Fall 2018 - CS/CZ: Change of number format

Please be informed of a change of number format affecting: • publications with authority code = ‘CS’ and kind code = ‘A1’, ‘A2’, ‘A3’ • publications with authority code = ‘CZ’ and kind code = ‘A3’ • applications and priorities with authority code = ‘CZ’ and kind code = ‘A’ from 2000 onwards Publicat...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Nov. 2018 – DE: Change of application kind code ‘A’ to ‘T’
Replies: 0
Views: 436

Nov. 2018 – DE: Change of application kind code ‘A’ to ‘T’

This change concerns cases whereby the same application was in the master bibliographic database (DOCDB) twice: once with application kind code ‘A, once with application kind code ‘T’. Approximately 160.000 applications that have been filed in the last 20 years were affected. Kind code ‘A’ was conve...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Nov. 2018 - DE: Change of publication date for utility models
Replies: 0
Views: 870

Nov. 2018 - DE: Change of publication date for utility models

The publication date in the EPO was populated up until now with the “Eintragungstag”. In the authority file provided by the German Patent Office (DPMA) the publication date is represented by the “Bekanntmachungstag”. For reasons of transparency and consistency the publication date is now synchronise...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Sept. 2018 - JO: Change of kind code and number
Replies: 0
Views: 1042

Sept. 2018 - JO: Change of kind code and number

Please be informed about a change of publication and application format for Jordan. This change is executed on the request of the national office. The correction will have an impact on: 2.102 documents with authority code ‘JO’ approx. 120 documents for a variety of authority codes, where application...