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by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Jan 04, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Problem with INPADOC Family Query
Replies: 3
Views: 1661

Problem with INPADOC Family Query

We had a technical problem displaying the INPADOC Patent Families on 22 December and the issue was resolved on 23 December. The reason why you receive a different number of family members in Espacenet to that mentioned in the example you have quoted from here (https://www.epo.org/searching/essential...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Nov 26, 2015 11:36 am
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: safe espacenet
Replies: 3
Views: 1670

safe espacenet

Dear Ivar,

Espacenet will be moved to a secure environment in the next release which is planned for the end of January next year.

The announcement was made during our annual Patent Information conference in Denmark at the beginning of this month.

Kind regards,

Lisa McDonald-Maier
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Nov 26, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: What's new in the European Patent Register?
Replies: 0
Views: 1937

What's new in the European Patent Register?

A new release of the European Patent Register went live last night. The changes you will see are as follows: Elimination of Quick search - You can still search by Publication number, Application number and Filing date in the Advanced search and Smart search. Search results list: sorting by represent...
by EPO / Patent Information
Fri Oct 23, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Change to the search features in the EP Register
Replies: 0
Views: 1597

Change to the search features in the EP Register

Dear Users, Please note that with the next feature release of the European Patent Register, we will remove the Quick Search feature. This change should not have an impact on your searching in the European Patent Register as all three Quick Search fields are also available in Advanced Search. Kind re...
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Oct 20, 2015 7:37 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Kind codes
Replies: 0
Views: 1362

Kind codes

The kind codes concordance list can be found here.

This list is updated whenever new information is available
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Oct 08, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Document/bibliographic coverage for Israel - Kind code A?
Replies: 1
Views: 1269

Re: Document/bibliographic coverage for Israel - Kind code A

Indeed, the IL A kind code is a published application. Here is a link to WIPO 's inventory of kinds and examples of patent documents:

http://www.wipo.int/export/sites/www/st ... -03-02.pdf
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Sep 24, 2015 3:03 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Czech Republic joins the Federated Register
Replies: 0
Views: 995

Czech Republic joins the Federated Register

Czech Republic 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 ho...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Sep 24, 2015 3:03 pm
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Czech Republic joins the Federated Register
Replies: 0
Views: 1773

Czech Republic joins the Federated Register

Czech Republic 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 ho...
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:43 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Application deemed withdrawn
Replies: 3
Views: 2845

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: 2457

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 ...