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by EPO / Patent Data Services
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: Patent Knowledge News - Launch of the first edition
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Views: 320

Patent Knowledge News - Launch of the first edition

As you may know, the EPO’s quarterly Patent Information News (PIN) ceased publication in late 2019. We are delighted to announce the launch of a new online magazine: Patent Knowledge News. Gathering together patent knowledge from the EPO and around the world, Patent Knowledge News contains all the l...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Tue May 18, 2021 10:06 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: May 2021 - Legal event data: Addition of EP Register data
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Views: 1240

May 2021 - Legal event data: Addition of EP Register data

In addition to appeal data, we have recently added 38 new EP legal events to the database relating to − Decision to grant (GRAA, etc – 21 events) − Third party observations (TPAA, etc – 4 events) − Publications (PUAA, etc – 12 events) − Status information of applications and granted patents (STAA – ...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Aug. 2020 - Legal event data: Addition of EP appeal data
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Views: 6380

Aug. 2020 - Legal event data: Addition of EP appeal data

We are pleased to inform you that 56 legal event codes related to EP Appeals have been added to the INPADOC database. The events of the front file have now been added and the back file data will be processed in due course. Background information: So far, the primary source of EP procedural data for ...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Aug. 2020 - OA: Change in publication number
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Views: 542

Aug. 2020 - OA: Change in publication number

Please be advised of a correction of publication numbers with kind code A for authority code ‘OA’ (OAPI - Organisation Africaine de la Propriété Intellectuelle). This exercise was done for internal purposes. The correction had an impact on approximately 9 900 documents. The publication number should...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: July 2020 - AP: Change in publication/application/priority number
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Views: 672

July 2020 - AP: Change in publication/application/priority number

Please be informed that publication/application/priority numbers for the authority code ‘AP’ (ARIPO - African Regional Intellectual Property Organization) published after 2000 have been corrected. The EPO has received a complete backfile from ARIPO including titles and abstracts. In order to process...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: July 2020 : PH - SEA and NPL citation data now available
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Views: 489

July 2020 : PH - SEA and NPL citation data now available

We are pleased to inform you about the introduction of Philippines (PH) search results (SEA) citations into our citation database that were not present or searchable until now. PH citations are present in rich format and, at this point, cover patent and non-patent literature from 2019 onwards. Citat...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Wed Jul 22, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: July 2020: ZA – Change of publication and application number
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Views: 394

July 2020: ZA – Change of publication and application number

Please be advised of a correction of both publication and application/priority numbers for authority code ‘ZA’ published before 2000. The change is being executed after analysis of the South African authority file. The correction will have an impact on approximately 175 000 documents. The change in ...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: June 2020 - CN: additional SEA and NPL citation data
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Views: 671

June 2020 - CN: additional SEA and NPL citation data

The EPO has recently obtained more Chinese search results patent citations (SEA) and non-patent literature citations (NPL). With these additions, the number of cited CN patent literature in our database increased to over 29 million and the number of non-patent literature (NPL) citations to over 3 mi...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: May 2020 - SE: Change in publication kind code
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Views: 743

May 2020 - SE: Change in publication kind code

The publication kind code has changed from “A” to “L”. This change has being executed after analysis of the Swedish authority file. Examples From SE 0202029 A to SE 0202029 L From SE 9601063 A to SE 9601063 L The correction had an impact on approximately 40.000 SE-A publications in the database. Abo...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Jan. 2020 - IT: SPC legal event data
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Views: 3955

Jan. 2020 - IT: SPC legal event data

End of January 2020 information on the request for and the grant of supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) in Italy was introduced to the INPADOC worldwide legal event database. The data dates back to 2015. The data will be updated every time the Italian Patent Office publishes the SPC Bulleti...