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by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:32 am
Forum: Meet the experts
Topic: Recorded webinars
Replies: 0
Views: 5415

Recorded webinars

In response to various user requests we have started to record a number
of live webinars in order to make them available as a knowledge repository.

Please find and view them :arrow: HERE.
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:18 pm
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Spain joins the Federated European Patent Register!
Replies: 0
Views: 1860

Spain joins the Federated European Patent Register!

Spain 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 natio...
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Jul 05, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Federated Register: Latvia
Replies: 0
Views: 1993

Federated Register: Latvia

b]Latvia joins the Federated European Patent Register!!!![/b] 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 ...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: Search tips
Topic: Patents how do you check if country only or worldwide?
Replies: 3
Views: 5213

Patents how do you check if country only or worldwide?

Hi Mick, Welcome to the forum! To check in which country or countries an invention as been filed, you will need to have a look at the list of publications under Also published as in the bibliographic data view: Also published as2.jpg In Espacenet a patent family is defined as comprising all document...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Help with INID code
Replies: 3
Views: 3451

Help with INID code

Hello ymboschpi, (41) Date of making available to public by viewing, or copying on request , an unexamined patent document, on which no grant has taken place on or before the said date. (42) Date of making available to public by viewing, or copying on request , an examined patent document, on which ...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:39 pm
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Federated Register: Croatia
Replies: 0
Views: 1731

Federated Register: Croatia

Croatia 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 ...
by EPO / Patent Information
Fri Jun 17, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Search tips
Topic: # of XP Docs in Espacenet?
Replies: 1
Views: 1489

# of XP Docs in Espacenet?

Dear Michael, We apologise for having overlooked your query. The database of XP references grows practically daily, we do not have an exact number of documents added per year but if it is of any help to you, a database snapshot from the beginning of June 2016 shows that there are now just over 2,7 m...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Help with CPC for DE patent documents
Replies: 2
Views: 2070

Re: Help with CPC for DE patent documents

Dear ymboschpi, For the time being, the DPMA does not assign CPC Classification symbols to their published documents. The examiners at the EPO allocate CPC classification symbols to these documents as they are part of the CPC coverage that can be seen in http://www.cooperativepatentclassification.or...
by EPO / Patent Information
Tue May 31, 2016 12:32 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Help with INID code
Replies: 3
Views: 3451

Help with INID code

Hello ymboschpi,

INID codes are issued by WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization). Here is a link to the ST 9 recommendations for INID codes:

http://www.wipo.int/export/sites/www/st ... -09-01.pdf

Please note that the EPO uses INID codes 43 and 45 and not 41 and 42.
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu May 19, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: Federated Register: Netherlands
Replies: 0
Views: 1781

Federated Register: Netherlands

The Netherlands is the latest state to join 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...