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by EPO / Patent Data Services
Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: Dec. 2017 - RU: Deletion of RU-C documents
Replies: 0
Views: 1267

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
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Views: 1302

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
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Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: Nov. 2017 - AU: change of kind code D0 to A0
Replies: 0
Views: 1284

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...
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Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: Oct. 2017 - BE: Change of publication kind code
Replies: 0
Views: 984

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: 1370

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...
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Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: July 2017 - KR: Addition of legal event codes
Replies: 0
Views: 1583

July 2017 - KR: Addition of legal event codes

For Korean utility models , new data is available related to - changes of applicants and - old opposition proceedings. The following INPADOC legal event codes were created: Event code description (based on information from the Korean Intellectual Property Office) ___ INPADOC legal event code Publica...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Wed Jun 21, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: June 2017 - FI: utility models number format changed
Replies: 0
Views: 1499

June 2017 - FI: utility models number format changed

Please be informed of a change of number format in Finnish documents with kind code U and U0. Publications with kind codes U1 are not affected. The correction has been launched to align the number formats in the EPO's master database with the number formats as represented in the authority files prov...
by EPO / Patent Data Services
Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: June 2017 - DK: number format changed
Replies: 0
Views: 971

June 2017 - DK: number format changed

Please be informed of a change of number format in Danish applications and priorities. The correction has been launched to align the number formats in The EPO master database with the number formats as represented in the authority files provided by the DK office. The alignment of number formats with...
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Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Data News
Topic: June 2017 - BG: Kind code changed from 'D' to 'A'
Replies: 0
Views: 914

June 2017 - BG: Kind code changed from 'D' to 'A'

Bulgarian publications will have their application identifier “re-keyed”.
The application kind code ‘D’ will become application kind code ‘A’.
This affects approximately 10.000 records.

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by EPO / Patent Data Services
Mon May 22, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Data News
Topic: May 2017 - Concordance tables have been updated
Replies: 0
Views: 849

May 2017 - Concordance tables have been updated

Every few months we make sure to published update of all available concordance tables, such as Publication number concordance table, Application/Priority number concordance table and Kind code concordance table. Those tables are important to everyone who searches DOCDB-related databases or purchases...