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by Patrick Le Gonidec
Wed May 18, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: No INPADOC legal status data this week
Replies: 0
Views: 2903

No INPADOC legal status data this week

Dear Users,

As the INPADOC legal status data used by GPI is not available this week, there will be no up-to-date searchable legal status this Friday.

Best regards,

Patrick
by Patrick Le Gonidec
Fri Aug 28, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: New search criteria, modified search criteria
Replies: 2
Views: 4756

Re: New search criteria, modified search criteria

Dear users, The updated GPI user manual is now available at http://www.epo.org/gpi and changes are outlined in the revision sheet on page 2. Please note the presence of a new section to clarify the meaning of the “EPO simple family representative” and the use of its associated search criterion ISR ....
by Patrick Le Gonidec
Thu Jun 18, 2015 2:55 pm
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: New statistics to ease CPC use
Replies: 1
Views: 3543

Re: New statistics to ease CPC use

Dear Users, When running statistics using IPC-like classification symbols (IPC, CPC or FI), you select the level of hierarchy you want to use and the results depend on you selection: - At section (e.g. A), main class (e.g. A61), subclass (e.g. A61K) and group (e.g. A61K31) levels: all underlying mai...
by Patrick Le Gonidec
Wed Jun 17, 2015 8:09 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: New search criteria, modified search criteria
Replies: 2
Views: 4756

Re: New search criteria, modified search criteria

Dear Users,

Please also note that family IDs can be added in a result list column (Go to menu "Preferences", select item "Result list content", and tick "Simple family ID").

Best regards,

Patrick
by Patrick Le Gonidec
Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: New search criteria, modified search criteria
Replies: 2
Views: 4756

New search criteria, modified search criteria

Dear Users, The following search criteria are added : - WBIB : Bibliographic data of the current week. Usage example: WBIB=YES and STA=C and WORD = (thrombo* or antithrombo*) and IPC = A61P7/02 to retrieve documents of the current week which are exchanged for the first time (STA=C), in the technical...
by Patrick Le Gonidec
Thu Apr 30, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: IPC reclassification/correction in week 19
Replies: 0
Views: 2641

IPC reclassification/correction in week 19

Dear users, Please be advised that the EPO is processing IPC reclassification data for around 195.000 publications. It means that these publications and their associated family members will be amended and searchable in GPI 2015/19. At the same time we will be correcting around 1.000.000 IPC classifi...
by Patrick Le Gonidec
Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:38 pm
Forum: EP Publication and Search
Topic: Search the full text of all EP A and B documents
Replies: 5
Views: 7684

Search the full text of all EP A and B documents

Starting at EP 0000001 A1, the full text of all European patent applications (A publications) and specifications (B publications) is now searchable at https://data.epo.org/expert-services . Additionally, the new user interface allows you to analyse easily the top 50 IPC symbols which could then be u...
by Patrick Le Gonidec
Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:29 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: New statistics to ease CPC use
Replies: 1
Views: 3543

New statistics to ease CPC use

A new version of the user interface allows you to easily analyse the top 50 CPC symbols which could then be used as input for further elaborating your search strategy. To make this process even easier, classification definitions text are displayed alongside the statistical view. You can also analyse...
by Patrick Le Gonidec
Thu Feb 12, 2015 11:28 am
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: DLE field for patent monitoring
Replies: 2
Views: 3210

Re: DLE field for patent monitoring

Hola Jurgen, See GPI user manual (page 43, 44, 57 and 81) where we say that, for weekly monitoring, you should use the most recent date of the DLE index (the date given in the example is no longer valid...). Let's take an example. GPI was updated last Friday at 12:00 and today (or tomorrow morning a...
by Patrick Le Gonidec
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Global Patent Index (GPI)
Topic: Temporary subclass Y10T created in CPC
Replies: 0
Views: 2564

Temporary subclass Y10T created in CPC

Please note that a temporary subclass Y10T has been created in CPC to mirror the US Patent Classification entries used by the USPTO until now in a limited number of technical areas.

More information at http://www.cooperativepatentclassificat ... 50204.html