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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: 1029

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: 939

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: 1698

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...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Jun 10, 2015 7:20 am
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: CPC browser appears to be empty?
Replies: 0
Views: 1029

CPC browser appears to be empty?

Dear Espacenet Users, Some of you have reported that occasionally when opening the CPC browser in Espacenet, the page appears to be blank. This is due to users' personal settings in their browsers. If you come across this issue, please do the following: Hold down the shift button and click the refre...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Jun 08, 2015 9:03 am
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: Scrolling through lists in Espacenet
Replies: 0
Views: 994

Scrolling through lists in Espacenet

Some users have reported problems when scrolling through lists. The problem is that the next or previous arrows on pages seem to disappear when scrolling from one page to the next. This problem occurs if cookies are disabled. Please make sure that cookies are enabled to ensure full functionality whe...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Jun 03, 2015 11:28 am
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: Coverage of documents
Replies: 1
Views: 1322

Coverage of documents

Hi Burkhard, We promote the Espacenet service as a tool to gain “Free access to 90 million patent documents worldwide”. EPODOC, the database behind Espacenet contains ~72 million patent applications. Patent applications can have more than one publication (their family members), so the total number o...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Jun 03, 2015 8:32 am
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Finland joins the Federated European Patent Register
Replies: 0
Views: 1349

Finland joins the Federated European Patent Register

Finland 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
Wed Jun 03, 2015 8:29 am
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: New! The Federated European Patent Register
Replies: 1
Views: 2025

UPDATE - FINLAND joins The Federated European Patent Registe

Finland 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
Fri May 29, 2015 10:54 am
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Sidebar options greyed out
Replies: 1
Views: 1115

Sidebar options greyed out

Dear Nelly, The tabs are deactivated whenever data or parts of a document are not available. If the full-text of this particular document is not available, the claims and description tabs will be greyed out. You could check if there is a simple patent family member under "Also published as" to see i...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed May 20, 2015 10:37 am
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: What to do if you are blocked from Espacenet?
Replies: 2
Views: 1650

What to do if you are blocked from Espacenet?

Dear Fulvio,

If your IP is blocked from the Espacenet service, you will receive an error message containing a link to the e-mail address of the responsible support group.

Otherwise, please write directly to patentinformation@epo.org

Kind regards,

Lisa