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by EPO / Patent Information
Thu May 28, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: "Decision to grant" dated 25 May even though issue fee is not paid nor claim translations are not filed
Replies: 1
Views: 708

Re: "Decision to grant" dated 25 May even though issue fee is not paid nor claim translations are not filed

Dear ssniihata, If you are an applicant, owner, representative of EPs and PCTs being handled by the EPO and you need information/advice on the status of the procedure, please contact support@epo.org and ask to be forwarded to the responsible directorate. You can find the director unit number, (4-dig...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed May 27, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Over 120 million documents in Espacenet
Replies: 0
Views: 3093

Over 120 million documents in Espacenet

Patent information from the European Patent Office (EPO) encompasses over 120 million documents ! You can access the data via the EPO’s products and services such as Global Patent Index, Espacenet, European Patent Register, PATSTAT Online. Of course EPO patent data is also available in the form of b...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed May 27, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Patent information tour UPDATE
Replies: 0
Views: 686

Patent information tour UPDATE

Curious of what patent information is all about? IF you like to understand how patents protect intellectual property in theory and practice, learn how to find your way around patent documents, get familiar with the limits of protection... or simply like to learn more about any other patent informat...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed May 27, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Patent Information Training
Topic: Patent information tour UPDATE
Replies: 0
Views: 1618

Patent information tour UPDATE

Curious of what patent information is all about? IF you like to understand how patents protect intellectual property in theory and practice, learn how to find your way around patent documents, get familiar with the limits of protection... or simply like to learn more about any other patent informat...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu May 14, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
Replies: 1
Views: 1925

Re: DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

Dear wrekelsein, If this is how the entry appears in the search tool used, it looks as if the status at that time referred to all designated countries mentioned in the same entry. Nevertheless we need to be sure that the information displayed is correct … Therefore we recommend to get in touch with ...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed May 13, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: technical definitions?
Replies: 5
Views: 3377

Re: technical definitions?

Dear LennoxConner, Actually the EPO does not build databases with technical dictionaries. However, patent documents are classified by technical domains in two main hierarchical classification systems, the international patent classification (IPC) and the cooperative patent classification (CPC) syste...
by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Catch-up while working from home ...
Replies: 0
Views: 993

Catch-up while working from home ...

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by EPO / Patent Information
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Is my priority claim invalid in EPO if my provisional patent has no claims?
Replies: 2
Views: 736

Re: Is my priority claim invalid in EPO if my provisional patent has no claims?

Dear prose2020, An international application may claim the priority of an earlier application that was filed in any state party to the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property or for any member of the World Trade Organization. A declaration in an international application claiming ...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Patent Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1209

Re: Patent Question

Dear farukhcasy2, Please note that The European Patent Office’s main task is to examine and grant patents in the technological and chemical fields. So the European Patent Office deals only with patent applications and does not register products. Maybe it would be helpful to get in touch with the nat...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Classic Espacenet
Topic: UPDATE Browsers supported
Replies: 0
Views: 1402

UPDATE Browsers supported

Dear users, Please be informed that Espacenet supports the following browsers (starting from the indicated browser version): Google Chrome: 64 Mozilla Firefox: 60 Microsoft Edge: 80 :!: In case you are using other browsers or older versions of the supported browsers, some features may not work!