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by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:43 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Application deemed withdrawn
Replies: 3
Views: 2663

Application deemed withdrawn

If the patent application deemed to be withdrawn has been published, it has been made available to the general public and no longer fulfils the criteria for patentability. You will need to make sure that the application is not granted in the country in which you would like to use the information for...
by EPO / Patent Information
Fri Sep 11, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Publishing in colour
Replies: 3
Views: 2241

Publishing in colour

Dear Aleksander, The burden to include coloured publications in Espacenet is not an issue we could no overcome pretty quickly. As I mentioned in my post below, if national offices decided to publish in colour, we would be obliged to publish these (also in colour) in Espacenet. I am not aware of any ...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Aug 24, 2015 2:41 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Publishing in colour
Replies: 3
Views: 2241

Publishing in colour

Hi,

Espacenet could not display coloured documents as it stands today.

However, if patent offices were to publish in colour, we would have no option but to display in colour and would have to adapt Espacenet accordingly.

Kind regards,

The Patent Information User Support Team
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Jul 28, 2015 3:00 pm
Forum: Meet the experts
Topic: Global Dossier – tell us what you think about the service
Replies: 0
Views: 1650

Global Dossier – tell us what you think about the service

The addition of file wrapper data from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) introduced last month completes the coverage of file wrapper information from the IP5 Offices. Within the European Patent Register you access first a European patent application and then its family members i...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Jul 09, 2015 1:41 pm
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: Document coverage - latest additions
Replies: 1
Views: 1149

Document coverage - latest additions

Dear Patent Information Users, We are happy to inform you that the latest additions to our bibliographic and full-text databases are now published and updated daily. Latest bibliographic coverage . This is an automated daily update of the complete coverage from the EPO's bibliographic database. The ...
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:15 am
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Romania has joined the Federated European Patent Register
Replies: 0
Views: 1214

Romania has joined the Federated European Patent Register

Romania has 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 hosted in...
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Jun 30, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: PCT subventions
Replies: 5
Views: 2924

Re: PCT subventions

Hello, As far as we are aware, for a Spanish student residing in Spain, filing a PCT application with the EPO as Receiving Office there are no reductions available. However, there is a possible reduction available when entering the European phase under Rule 6 EPC and when requesting examination. For...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Jun 29, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Global dossier now extended to include USPTO data
Replies: 0
Views: 890

Global dossier now extended to include USPTO data

The EPO has extended the Global dossier service to include file wrapper data from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The project is an initiative by the EPO, JPO, KIPO, China's State Industrial Property Office (SIPO) and the USPTO, collectively referred to as the IP5 offices, who...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Jun 29, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: Global dossier now extended to include USPTO data
Replies: 0
Views: 835

Global dossier now extended to include USPTO data

The EPO has extended the Global dossier service to include file wrapper data from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The project is an initiative by the EPO, JPO, KIPO, China's State Industrial Property Office (SIPO) and the USPTO, collectively referred to as the IP5 offices, who...
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Jun 23, 2015 10:02 am
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Direct biblio or granted US patent instead of US application
Replies: 1
Views: 1526

Direct biblio or granted US patent instead of US application

Dear Shishir, The quickest way to access the claims of a B document, is to select the granted document from the "also published as" list as shown below: Also published as.jpg By clicking on this link, you will open the original publication of the granted document. Alternatively, click on the "claims...