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by EPO / OPS Support
Fri Mar 19, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Wrong response format error in published-data request
Replies: 4
Views: 361

Re: Wrong response format error in published-data request

Dear Thomas,

I just recreated your search in API Console and I cannot confirm the issue, I get both document, in DOCDB format
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Regards,
Vesna
by EPO / OPS Support
Thu Mar 18, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: JUNE 2020 UPDATE: OPS extends data coverage for character-coded full-text (XML)
Replies: 2
Views: 5816

Re: JUNE 2020 UPDATE: OPS extends data coverage for character-coded full-text (XML)

Hi, US full text in XML is available at the USPTO and we don't have any plans to add that into OPS any time soon. In order for us to offer such data either in a bulk or via webservices, offices in question have to give us permission to do so and usually if offices offer their own systems, sets or we...
by EPO / OPS Support
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: DOCDB and Concordance Kind - How to find granted patents?
Replies: 1
Views: 313

Re: DOCDB and Concordance Kind - How to find granted patents?

HI, Data in DOCDB in XML has kind of the documents codes as those in the table, under DOCDB column, of course. Please note that the table shows kind codes as EPO has them in our databases, not necessary same as original kind codes in national offices (some biblio data does not have a kind code, but ...
by EPO / OPS Support
Thu Feb 04, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: PCT data in priority claims
Replies: 5
Views: 452

Re: PCT data in priority claims

That depends what you are looking at, actually. Espacenet is a prior art database of published data as filed at the time, but Espacenet also has "Legal events" part that shows some changes from various registers of national offices, including CN. Changes or names or assignments would be in legal eve...
by EPO / OPS Support
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Robot Detected?
Replies: 3
Views: 429

Re: Robot Detected?

Hi, Are you waiting 60 seconds before you trigger that search again? Actually, the best thing is to trigger another query after 60 sec and repeat that failed one down the line again. OPS has a 60 second rolling window rule after error or rejection such you you describe below. Also, you need to check...
by EPO / OPS Support
Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: PCT data in priority claims
Replies: 5
Views: 452

Re: PCT data in priority claims

Hi, Good indicator is so called "priority linkage type" that we display in OPS family service: .../rest-services/family/publication/docdb/CN.1341753.A/ Capture_lt.PNG Linkage types description for WO: A : PCT application claimed from national procedure W : Additional PCT application 0 : Prior applic...
by EPO / OPS Support
Fri Jan 29, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: PCT application number input format in DOCDB and EPODOC
Replies: 0
Views: 402

PCT application number input format in DOCDB and EPODOC

Dear all, As you know, EPO's data sets use two number format flavours for searching and displaying data: - EPODOC number normalisation , used by Classic Espacenet and OPS Publication Service: see https://www.epo.org/searching-for-patents/data/web-services/ops/faq.html (see answer to question under “...
by EPO / OPS Support
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Robot Detected?
Replies: 3
Views: 429

Re: Robot Detected?

Hi,

Please send me an email to patentdata (at) epo.org with your OPS UserID or User name and I will have a look.

Regards,
Vesna for OPS support
by EPO / OPS Support
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Retrieving Bibliographic Data in PDF Format
Replies: 6
Views: 454

Re: Retrieving Bibliographic Data in PDF Format

Hi, The only thing you can get from our webservices is biblio in XML or JSON as in the picture. You can transfer any XML into PDF on your end if you prefer, but we don't offer any other output format than XML or JSON for biblio. The URL as in the picture is: .../rest-services/published-data/publicat...