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by Marc N. Zeichen
Sun Jul 23, 2023 8:25 pm
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: How to search for INPADOC categories (event codes)
Replies: 1
Views: 4647

How to search for INPADOC categories (event codes)

Hello Forum, searching for INPADOC categories, e.g. EVCO/EVCA is mentioned here . Where can we look up a list of available codes that can be used in a search? For example, can we search for an INPADOC event such as "Patent lapsed in France" and what would be the search syntax for that? Bes...
by Marc N. Zeichen
Sun Jul 23, 2023 3:18 pm
Forum: EP Publication and Search
Topic: Difference between the four expert databases?
Replies: 2
Views: 24954

Difference between the four expert databases?

Hello forum and EPA Support Team, I'd like to ask for clarification or for a link on the difference of the four expert databases EPAB, BULL, GPI and PATSTAT: https://i.imgur.com/thSNpFJ.png Specifically, are there differences in the completeness of the databases, and which database is recommended fo...