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by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Apr 21, 2016 11:43 am
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Full text search now available in Espacenet
Replies: 2
Views: 1580

Full text search now available in Espacenet

You can choose which logical database, i.e. which language you want to search in, and input search text in that language. NB After selecting any of the full text databases it is mandatory to enter at least one keyword in the “Keyword(s) in title, abstract and full text:” field To ONLY search in the ...
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Mar 29, 2016 9:57 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Patent Our company
Replies: 1
Views: 1624

Re: Patent Our company

Hello, As the Patent Office for Europe, we support innovation, competitiveness and economic growth across Europe through a commitment to high quality and efficient services delivered under the European Patent Convention. The Office's core activity is the examination of patent applications (for techn...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Mar 17, 2016 10:43 am
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Greece joins the Federated European Patent Register!!!!
Replies: 0
Views: 1740

Greece joins the Federated European Patent Register!!!!

Greece joins the Federated European Patent Register!!!! The Federated Register view displays official bibliographic and legal status data relating to European patents in the national post-grant phase of the designated states concerned. It’s important to know that this information is hosted in the n...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Mar 14, 2016 11:14 pm
Forum: Search tips
Topic: News from Espacenet
Replies: 0
Views: 1194

News from Espacenet

Dear Espacenet users! Only a few days ago we released a new version of Espacenet that includes: Secure access Additional access to CCD Search for CPC Combisets This evening we launched the brand new full text search feature in Espacenet ! Worldwide EN offers full text search in English for all docum...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Mar 03, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Priority number
Replies: 1
Views: 1310

Priority number

There are a number of reasons why a priority document may not be available in Espacenet. The reasons could be: - we have simple not received the priority document from the filing office - the priority document was only a provisional number and not a "real" publication - the application was removed b...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Jan 27, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Federated European Patent Register - Austria and Ireland
Replies: 0
Views: 1263

Federated European Patent Register - Austria and Ireland

Austria and Ireland have joined the Federated European Patent Register!!!! The Federated Register view displays official bibliographic and legal status data relating to European patents in the national post-grant phase of the designated states concerned. It’s important to know that this information...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Jan 27, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Switzerland joins the Federated European Patent Register!
Replies: 0
Views: 1520

Switzerland joins the Federated European Patent Register!

Switzerland has now joined the Federated European Patent Register!!!! The Federated Register view displays official bibliographic and legal status data relating to European patents in the national post-grant phase of the designated states concerned. It’s important to know that this information is h...
by EPO / Patent Information
Fri Jan 22, 2016 8:20 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: entering EAPO regional phase for a PCT application
Replies: 1
Views: 1290

Entering EAPO regional phase for a PCT application

Good morning, I have sent you a private message. We do not answer queries on files or procedural information relating to specific patent applications on the forum. As I suggested in my message, please send these types of queries to our customer services (support@epo.org) who will forward it to the d...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Jan 11, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: Search tips
Topic: How to search for a specific industry/list of codes
Replies: 1
Views: 1353

How to search for a specific industry/list of codes

Hi Bouke, To limit your search to a specific area of technology, we suggest you use the Classification search tool in Espacenet. You can enter relevant keywords in the search box and the system will recommend the most relevant CPC classes according to your keywords. To open the sub-classes of the CP...
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Jan 05, 2016 8:39 am
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Drawing not displayed with abstract in bibl. data pane
Replies: 1
Views: 1270

Re: Drawing not displayed with abstract in bibl. data pane

Hi, The reason why some images are not available with the respective abstract is simply due to the fact that the images have not been clipped from the original document's first page. It's currently not possible to download the first page of a document only. However, to browse through the first pages...