Search found 193 matches

by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:35 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Save the Date: The virtual “East meets West” conference from 23 to 26 November 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 554

Save the Date: The virtual “East meets West” conference from 23 to 26 November 2020

We are happy to announce that the EPO’s annual East meets West forum which had to be cancelled due to COVID-19 last April will now take place as an online event from 23 to 26 November 2020 . Even in the new format, the forum is a “must-attend event” for anyone interested in what’s going on in Asian ...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Ongoing revision and changes on the CPC Y-tags
Replies: 0
Views: 110

Ongoing revision and changes on the CPC Y-tags

A number of users have observed that a substantial amount of CPC Y-tags are no longer available via the CPC browser in ESPACENET and show an empty screen when searched. Instead you will receive results when searching in ESPACENET via the Advanced search screen with the same CPC code (e.g. Y02T10/144...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Aug 17, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: GDPR / Data Privacy of inventors / Filings
Replies: 1
Views: 594

Re: GDPR / Data Privacy of inventors / Filings

Dear alainjpr , For any European patent application the inventor(s) must be designated. The designation shall state the family name, given names and full address of the inventor (Article 81 and Rule 19 of the European Patent Convention (EPC)). Please note that the EPO shall not verify the accuracy o...
by EPO / Patent Information
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: New version of the European Patent Register
Replies: 3
Views: 848

Re: New version of the European Patent Register

Dear Hahn,

When you use the ZIP archive, all pages are downloaded even if you have selected documents that amount to less than the limit of 1000 pages.

If you want to download only the documents you have selected, you must use the "Selected documents" download option.
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: New technical measure - Downloading files and file collections
Replies: 0
Views: 227

New technical measure - Downloading files and file collections

In order to make access and use of the European Patent Register fair for all users, we have recently implemented some technical measures to regulate excessive use of the system. These measures limit the number of pages that can be downloaded to 2000 pages in one go. To avoid rejection we recommend d...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: New technical measure - Downloading files and file collections
Replies: 0
Views: 379

New technical measure - Downloading files and file collections

In order to make access and use of the European Patent Register fair for all users, we have recently implemented some technical measures to regulate excessive use of the system. These measures limit the number of pages that can be downloaded to 2000 pages in one go. To avoid rejection we recommend d...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: searching for patent with PRIOR_APPLN_ID
Replies: 1
Views: 642

searching for patent with PRIOR_APPLN_ID

Hi Markusanq,

You can either send a PM to Patent Information 2 or an e-mail to patentinformation@epo.org.
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: NOW ONLINE: Searchable full text in GPI
Replies: 0
Views: 1011

NOW ONLINE: Searchable full text in GPI

The full text (descriptions and claims) is now searchable
via new search criteria and amended search criteria.
:arrow: More information in the related GPI FORUM
:arrow: User manual

:idea: No access to GPI yet? Then give it a try and TEST GPI for free
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu May 28, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: "Decision to grant" dated 25 May even though issue fee is not paid nor claim translations are not filed
Replies: 1
Views: 459

Re: "Decision to grant" dated 25 May even though issue fee is not paid nor claim translations are not filed

Dear ssniihata, If you are an applicant, owner, representative of EPs and PCTs being handled by the EPO and you need information/advice on the status of the procedure, please contact support@epo.org and ask to be forwarded to the responsible directorate. You can find the director unit number, (4-dig...