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by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Patent Translate
Topic: SOLVED: Patent translate: technical issues
Replies: 0
Views: 6868

SOLVED: Patent translate: technical issues

Dear Users, We are pleased to inform you that the problem has been solved and Patent Translate is back online. Thank you for your patience Dear Users, Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Patent Translate service is currently unavailable. Our IT experts are doing their best to have the service back...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Search between dates ?
Replies: 1
Views: 1004

Search between dates ?

Hello, In Espacenet you can search within date ranges in the publication number field. The following formats are admissible for date range searches in the Advanced search mask ]: 2005:2007 2005,2007 "2005 2007" The following formats are admissible for date range searches in the Smart search mask : 2...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Global Dossier Partner office not available
Replies: 1
Views: 1588

Global Dossier Partner office not available

Hello,

We have passed on the information to our IT department for clarification. In the meantime it would appear that the JP Global Dossier service is up and running again.
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Dec 15, 2016 12:37 pm
Forum: Search tips
Topic: How can you find out if a patent is still valid?
Replies: 0
Views: 857

How can you find out if a patent is still valid?

For national patent documents the European Patent Office relies on the (bulk) deliveries from the various national patent offices regarding the publication of their patent applications. Each national patent office has its own rules regarding the publication of their patent applications. We recommend...
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: CPC November data in Espacenet
Replies: 0
Views: 975

CPC November data in Espacenet

Dear Users,

Due to a change in data format, the CPC November data will be available in Espacenet from the evening of 2 November 2016 and not the 1 November 2016 as expected.

We thank you for your understanding.
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Oct 19, 2016 12:09 pm
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: Solved: EP documents published on 12.10.2016
Replies: 1
Views: 811

Solved: EP documents published on 12.10.2016

The missing documents with a publication date of 12.10.2016 are now available in Espacenet.

We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Full text search now available in Espacenet
Replies: 2
Views: 1746

Full text search now available in Espacenet

Hi,

Full-txt search in Espacenet is text based only.
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Oct 18, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Smart search for claims
Replies: 1
Views: 1136

Smart search for claims

Hi Patrick,

The default database behind Smart search is the Worldwide collection, this is the reason why you receive the error message if you use a full-text field identifier.

You need to refine your search and then you can select the full-text database in which you would like to search.
by EPO / Patent Information
Fri Oct 14, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: Solved: EP documents published on 12.10.2016
Replies: 1
Views: 811

Solved: EP documents published on 12.10.2016

Due to an unforeseen technical issue, European Patent documents published on 12.10.2016 are currently not available in Espacenet. Our IT specialists are working on a solution and are confident that the issue will be solved over the next days so that the documents will be available in Espacenet on Mo...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Invention Information vs Addtional Information on espacenet
Replies: 2
Views: 1490

Invention Information vs Addtional Information on espacenet

Hi Franklyn, The CPC codes for invention information are in a bold font and the additional information normal font, eg., EP2725662 (A2) Cooperative classification: H01B11/02 ; H01R13/6463 ; H01R23/662 ; H01B7/0876; H01R12/79; H01R13/506 The first three codes are in bold font to indicate "inventive i...