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by mkracker
Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:04 am
Forum: PATSTAT Product Line
Topic: stable person_id vs address replenishments
Replies: 2
Views: 1054

Re: stable person_id vs address replenishments

The rules for de-duplicating records in table TLS206_PERSON have changed in the Oct 2013 edition. The only real data which PATSTAT knows about a person are the attributes PERSON_NAME, PERSON_ADDRESS and PERSON_CTRY_CODE. All other attributes are here for technical reasons (PERSON_ID) or are derived ...
by mkracker
Thu Oct 17, 2013 10:16 am
Forum: PATSTAT Product Line
Topic: October 2013 edition: Data Catalog available
Replies: 0
Views: 1028

October 2013 edition: Data Catalog available

Dear PATSTAT user, The new PATSTAT Oct 2013 edition will be shipped to PATSTAT Raw Data subscribers in the next couple of days. Substantial enhancements have been made since the last edition: * An additional table now links all persons directly to all publication instances * For those who do detaile...
by mkracker
Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:51 pm
Forum: PATSTAT Product Line
Topic: Guide on how to use legal status data TLS221_INPADOC_PRS
Replies: 0
Views: 1792

Guide on how to use legal status data TLS221_INPADOC_PRS

Dear PATSTAT users, Admittedly, legal status information is neither easy to understand nor to apply. The TLS221 table contains almost 4000 different legal event codes (LEC) that tag each procedural step in the life of a patent. The reason why the code count is so high is due to the fact that each co...