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by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Mar 14, 2016 11:14 pm
Forum: Search tips
Topic: News from Espacenet
Replies: 0
Views: 1260

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: 1380

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: 1347

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: 1592

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: 1393

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: 1420

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: 1347

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...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Jan 04, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Problem with INPADOC Family Query
Replies: 3
Views: 1794

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: 1801

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: 2017

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...