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by EPO / Patent Information
Fri Jun 17, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Search tips
Topic: # of XP Docs in Espacenet?
Replies: 1
Views: 1421

# of XP Docs in Espacenet?

Dear Michael, We apologise for having overlooked your query. The database of XP references grows practically daily, we do not have an exact number of documents added per year but if it is of any help to you, a database snapshot from the beginning of June 2016 shows that there are now just over 2,7 m...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Help with CPC for DE patent documents
Replies: 2
Views: 1929

Re: Help with CPC for DE patent documents

Dear ymboschpi, For the time being, the DPMA does not assign CPC Classification symbols to their published documents. The examiners at the EPO allocate CPC classification symbols to these documents as they are part of the CPC coverage that can be seen in http://www.cooperativepatentclassification.or...
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue May 31, 2016 12:32 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Help with INID code
Replies: 3
Views: 3257

Help with INID code

Hello ymboschpi,

INID codes are issued by WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization). Here is a link to the ST 9 recommendations for INID codes:

http://www.wipo.int/export/sites/www/st ... -09-01.pdf

Please note that the EPO uses INID codes 43 and 45 and not 41 and 42.
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu May 19, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Federated Register: Netherlands
Replies: 0
Views: 1658

Federated Register: Netherlands

The Netherlands is the latest state to join 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...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon May 09, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Federated Register: Former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia
Replies: 0
Views: 1392

Federated Register: Former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia

Former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia 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...
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: 1638

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: 1696

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: 1803

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: 1235

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: 1352

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...