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Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Fall 2018 - CS/CZ: Change of number format
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Fall 2018 - CS/CZ: Change of number format

Please be informed of a change of number format affecting: • publications with authority code = ‘CS’ and kind code = ‘A1’, ‘A2’, ‘A3’ • publications with authority code = ‘CZ’ and kind code = ‘A3’ • applications and priorities with authority code = ‘CZ’ and kind code = ‘A’ from 2000 onwards Publicat...
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Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Nov. 2018 – DE: Change of application kind code ‘A’ to ‘T’
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Views: 590

Nov. 2018 – DE: Change of application kind code ‘A’ to ‘T’

This change concerns cases whereby the same application was in the master bibliographic database (DOCDB) twice: once with application kind code ‘A, once with application kind code ‘T’. Approximately 160.000 applications that have been filed in the last 20 years were affected. Kind code ‘A’ was conve...
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Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Nov. 2018 - DE: Change of publication date for utility models
Replies: 0
Views: 1033

Nov. 2018 - DE: Change of publication date for utility models

The publication date in the EPO was populated up until now with the “Eintragungstag”. In the authority file provided by the German Patent Office (DPMA) the publication date is represented by the “Bekanntmachungstag”. For reasons of transparency and consistency the publication date is now synchronise...
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Sept. 2018 - JO: Change of kind code and number
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Views: 1284

Sept. 2018 - JO: Change of kind code and number

Please be informed about a change of publication and application format for Jordan. This change is executed on the request of the national office. The correction will have an impact on: 2.102 documents with authority code ‘JO’ approx. 120 documents for a variety of authority codes, where application...
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Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Aug. 2018 - LU: Data has been added
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Views: 1209

Aug. 2018 - LU: Data has been added

We are pleased to announce that the delivery of Luxembourg bibliographic patent data to the EPO is expected to be resumed this summer. The Luxembourg legal event data connected to the bibliographic data and dating back to early 2017 has been loaded end of August. The data is expected to be updated m...
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Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: Juli 2018 - AT: Change of number format, kind code ‘U’
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Juli 2018 - AT: Change of number format, kind code ‘U’

The change of number format affects AT applications and priorities with kind code ‘U’. Applications and priorities with a filing date from 2000 onwards will be changed from old format n(nnnn)yy to new format n(nnnn)CCyy. The correction will have an impact on: - 11.599 applications with authority cod...
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Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: EPO databases - Coverage information
Replies: 0
Views: 1033

EPO databases - Coverage information

You can find weekly updated coverage information about bibliographic and legal status data here: http://www.epo.org/searching-for-patents/data/coverage/weekly.html You can find information on citations and other useful tables here: http://www.epo.org/searching-for-patents/data/coverage/regular.html ...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Tue May 15, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Mai 2018 - TR: Change of publication number format
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Views: 863

Mai 2018 - TR: Change of publication number format

As of mid-Mai the publication number format for authority code TR (Turkey) has changed. Old format YYnnnnn has become CCYYnnnnn for a total of 10.306 publications in the range from 9500299 to 9903344 for kind codes A1, A2, A3, T1, T2 and U. Examples: Old format -> New format TR 9500765A1 -> TR 19950...
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Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: "Raw data products" now called "Bulk data sets"
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Views: 1233

"Raw data products" now called "Bulk data sets"

The data offered by the EPO is highly structured: data undergo an intensive standardisation and enrichment processes before being loaded into our databases. Starting from 3 April 2018, we decided to introduce the term “Bulk data sets” on all Patent Information pages to replace the term “Raw data pro...
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Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: Febr. 2018 - MT: Kind code changed from 'A' to 'B'
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Views: 1276

Febr. 2018 - MT: Kind code changed from 'A' to 'B'

As of week 8/2018, the publication kind code ‘A’ has become kind code ‘B’ to be in line with the kind code as it is currently used by the Maltese patent office in their database and gazette. Examples: MT P541 A => MT P541 B MT P1102 A => MT P1102 B Please refer to the Kind Code Concordance List http...