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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: 2576

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: 2243

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: 2576

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: 1877

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: 2243

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: 1421

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...
by EPO / OPS Support
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Retrieving Bibliographic Data in PDF Format
Replies: 6
Views: 1421

Re: Retrieving Bibliographic Data in PDF Format

Hi, There is no such thing as biblio in PDF, at least I never saw any at any patent office. If you want Biblio only you always only download 1st page of any publication. Biblio by definition is everything on the first page of any patent publication that follows WIPO's standard minus representative d...
by EPO / OPS Support
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Retrieving Bibliographic Data in PDF Format
Replies: 6
Views: 1421

Re: Retrieving Bibliographic Data in PDF Format

Hi, OPS and EP Publication server both offer API for loading image data in PDF's, yes: https://www.epo.org/searching-for-patents/data/web-services.html OPS FAQ's can help explain how to download PDF's: https://www.epo.org/searching-for-patents/data/web-services/ops/faq.html Regards, Vesna for OPS su...
by EPO / OPS Support
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Biblio data not available for US docs since 2020-12-24
Replies: 3
Views: 2593

Re: Biblio data not available for US docs since 2020-12-24

Hi, Yes, since EPO is closed during Christmas some processes are not running. We only reopened today so missing data will start appearing in databases as of today onwards. In Announcement section you will always find closure announcements, there was one published also for this year and was later upd...
by EPO / OPS Support
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Open Patent Services (OPS) and bulk data subscription products
Topic: Missing claims and description data on case
Replies: 1
Views: 594

Re: Missing claims and description data on case

HI,

That must be a loading problem, I opened a request to department in charge to load data asap

Regards,
Vesna for OPS support