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Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: VC05-2017 Basics of OPS web service
Replies: 2
Views: 8690

VC05-2017 Basics of OPS web service

Thank you all for joining our session yesterday! Please find here the mentioned handout as well as some videos: Microsoft PowerPoint - Instructions for testing OPS using API Console_v 3.pdf For :?: about our patent information webinars please write to pitraining@epo.org For :?: regarding OPS please ...
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue May 16, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: SIPO Global Dossier service unavailable
Replies: 0
Views: 723

SIPO Global Dossier service unavailable

Please be aware that SIPO's Global Dossier services are temporarily unavailable. We will let you know as soon as we have received information that the services are back on line.
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: technical definitions
Replies: 1
Views: 3077

Re: technical definitions

Dear user,
Under the following links you find further helpful informations regarding the use of operators when using Espacenet: Operators in smart search, Boolean Operators, Truncating - search terms with wildcards
Maybe a query such as caul prox/distance<2 plate* not mould* might help ...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Espacenet User Privacy
Replies: 1
Views: 1136

Re: Espacenet User Privacy

Dear Dogan, Please refer to the EPOs Terms of use - Data protection :arrow: https://www.epo.org/footer/terms.html#Data. We do not share any user data. We count the number of unique user IP addresses and the number of visits only. We count the number of times a particular search mask is used e.g. Adv...
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Difference between Espacenet and published-data/search/ ?
Replies: 4
Views: 4216

Difference between Espacenet and published-data/search/ ?

Hi Amir, If you enter Arnaud and Callais in the applicant or inventor field in Espacenet, the system will retrieve all documents containing the name Arnaud and the name Callais but not necessarily Arnaud Callais as a persons first and second name. To make sure you only retrieve documents for a speci...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: Country code CSSR
Replies: 2
Views: 1960

Country code CSSR

Dear Peter, In Espacenet under "Help" you will find the list of the country codes : [url][/https://worldwide.espacenet.com/help?locale=en_EP&method=handleHelpTopic&topic=countrycodesurl] Up to 1993 the country code was "CS" (and after 1993 "CZ"). I do not find a result by searching the number you me...
by EPO / Patent Information
Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Turkey joins the Federated European Patent Register
Replies: 0
Views: 1691

Turkey joins the Federated European Patent Register

Turkey joins the Federated European Patent Register! The Federated Register view displays official bibliographic and legal status data relating to European patents in the national post-grant phase of the designated states concerned. It’s important to know that this information is hosted in the nati...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Patent citations ESPACENET vs. Fulltext
Replies: 1
Views: 1328

Re: Patent citations ESPACENET vs. Fulltext

Dear User, Non-patent literature cited by the applicant without a patent application number cannot be traced in our databases. The only traceable NPLs are those that have been cited and allocated an XP number by an EPO examiner. XP numbers are not allocated to NPLs cited by the applicant, unless the...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: Country code CSSR
Replies: 2
Views: 1960

Country code CSSR

Dear Peter, You need to use CZ as the country code for the Czech Republic and SK for the Republic of Slovakia. However, according to our coverage tables, our database only contains patent documents published from 1992 onwards. You can find the coverage provided by the EPO's bibliographic database (u...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Search Results Order
Replies: 1
Views: 1119

Search Results Order

Dear Praveena Chandra,

Our IT specialists are looking into the matter and we'll update this post as soon as we have received feedback.