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by EPO / Patent Data Services
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: Juli 2018 - AT: Change of number format, kind code ‘U’
Replies: 0
Views: 1210

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...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: EPO databases - Coverage information
Replies: 0
Views: 768

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
Replies: 0
Views: 640

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...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: "Raw data products" now called "Bulk data sets"
Replies: 0
Views: 906

"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'
Replies: 0
Views: 973

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...
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Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: Dec. 2017 - RU: Deletion of RU-C documents
Replies: 0
Views: 1047

Dec. 2017 - RU: Deletion of RU-C documents

Please be informed that 18.945 RU-C publications were deleted. The reason for this exercise is that we have received data from ROSPATENT covering the years 1994 to 2016. When checking the contents of the file against the collection of SU publications currently present in the master database, we real...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Tue Nov 28, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: Nov. 2017 - BE: new data loaded
Replies: 0
Views: 906

Nov. 2017 - BE: new data loaded

We are pleased to announce that, after a long break, fresh data from Belgium is now being loaded regularly. For details, please have a look at the DOCDB statistics. http://www.epo.org/searching-for-patents/helpful-resources/data/tables/weekly.html Questions? Comments? Write to patentdata(a)epo.org
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Nov. 2017 - AU: change of kind code D0 to A0
Replies: 0
Views: 990

Nov. 2017 - AU: change of kind code D0 to A0

Please be informed that from the third week of November 2017, the AU publication kind code 'D0' is changed to 'A0'. Approx. 67 000 documents are affected. Please note that publication with this kind code are not visible in Espacenet and OPS. Only GPI, PATSTAT or raw data users will find this informa...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: Oct. 2017 - BE: Change of publication kind code
Replies: 0
Views: 767

Oct. 2017 - BE: Change of publication kind code

Please be informed of a change of kind code for publications with authority code BE. Publications with a publication number < 1.000.000 will be re-keyed to align the publication kind codes with the kind codes in the Kind Code Concordance List which you can consult on this web page http://www.epo.org...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Aug. 2017 - UA: change of number format
Replies: 0
Views: 1005

Aug. 2017 - UA: change of number format

In August (week 37/2017) a correction of number format in applications and priorities with authority code UA (Ukraine) was performed. Applications and priorities with a filing-date from 2005 onwards had inadvertently been loaded with one embedded zero too many in the number for a period of time. The...