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by EPO / OPS Support
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: DOCDB and Concordance Kind - How to find granted patents?
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: DOCDB and Concordance Kind - How to find granted patents?

HI, Data in DOCDB in XML has kind of the documents codes as those in the table, under DOCDB column, of course. Please note that the table shows kind codes as EPO has them in our databases, not necessary same as original kind codes in national offices (some biblio data does not have a kind code, but ...
by EPO / OPS Support
Wed Feb 10, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Temporary unavailability of online services on 14 February 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 146

Temporary unavailability of online services on 14 February 2021

Due to technical maintenance work, the following online services of the EPO will not be available on Sunday, 14 February between 05:00 and 10:00 hrs CET: [*]Espacenet (also via the EPO's mobile website) [*]European Patent Register (also via the EPO's mobile website) [*]Open Patent Services (OPS) [*]...
by EPO / OPS Support
Thu Feb 04, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: PCT data in priority claims
Replies: 5
Views: 74

Re: PCT data in priority claims

That depends what you are looking at, actually. Espacenet is a prior art database of published data as filed at the time, but Espacenet also has "Legal events" part that shows some changes from various registers of national offices, including CN. Changes or names or assignments would be in legal eve...
by EPO / OPS Support
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Robot Detected?
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Re: Robot Detected?

Hi, Are you waiting 60 seconds before you trigger that search again? Actually, the best thing is to trigger another query after 60 sec and repeat that failed one down the line again. OPS has a 60 second rolling window rule after error or rejection such you you describe below. Also, you need to check...
by EPO / OPS Support
Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: PCT data in priority claims
Replies: 5
Views: 74

Re: PCT data in priority claims

Hi, Good indicator is so called "priority linkage type" that we display in OPS family service: .../rest-services/family/publication/docdb/CN.1341753.A/ Capture_lt.PNG Linkage types description for WO: A : PCT application claimed from national procedure W : Additional PCT application 0 : Prior applic...
by EPO / OPS Support
Fri Jan 29, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: PCT application number input format in DOCDB and EPODOC
Replies: 0
Views: 86

PCT application number input format in DOCDB and EPODOC

Dear all, As you know, EPO's data sets use two number format flavours for searching and displaying data: - EPODOC number normalisation , used by Classic Espacenet and OPS Publication Service: see https://www.epo.org/searching-for-patents/data/web-services/ops/faq.html (see answer to question under “...
by EPO / OPS Support
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Robot Detected?
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Re: Robot Detected?

Hi,

Please send me an email to patentdata (at) epo.org with your OPS UserID or User name and I will have a look.

Regards,
Vesna for OPS support
by EPO / OPS Support
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Retrieving Bibliographic Data in PDF Format
Replies: 6
Views: 166

Re: Retrieving Bibliographic Data in PDF Format

Hi, The only thing you can get from our webservices is biblio in XML or JSON as in the picture. You can transfer any XML into PDF on your end if you prefer, but we don't offer any other output format than XML or JSON for biblio. The URL as in the picture is: .../rest-services/published-data/publicat...
by EPO / OPS Support
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Retrieving Bibliographic Data in PDF Format
Replies: 6
Views: 166

Re: Retrieving Bibliographic Data in PDF Format

Hi, There is no such thing as biblio in PDF, at least I never saw any at any patent office. If you want Biblio only you always only download 1st page of any publication. Biblio by definition is everything on the first page of any patent publication that follows WIPO's standard minus representative d...