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by EPO / Patent Information
Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Covid 19
Replies: 5
Views: 3178

Re: Covid 19

US patent application, US2020279585 (published in our online patent database Espacenet, is a US patent application pending before the USPTO and being treated according to applicable US patent law, and US patent law allows changes to appending patent application to a certain extent (“Continuation in ...
by EPO / Patent Information
Fri Oct 02, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Technical issues
Topic: RSS-Feeds for Espacenet patent families
Replies: 6
Views: 3688

RSS-Feeds for Espacenet patent families

Dear User, Here is the list of browsers that was updated in March this year, 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 brows...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Improvement in the Register Alert service
Replies: 0
Views: 9980

Improvement in the Register Alert service

A single Register Alert account now allows you to monitor up to 5 000 files (previously only 1 000).
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Patent maintained as amended
Replies: 1
Views: 968

Re: Patent maintained as amended

Under Article 65(1) of the European Patent Convention, any contracting state may, if the European patent as granted, amended or limited by the European Patent Office is not drawn up in one of its official languages, prescribe that the proprietor of the patent supply to its central industrial propert...
by EPO / Patent Information
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: Ongoing revision and changes on the CPC Y-tags
Replies: 1
Views: 1332

Ongoing revision and changes on the CPC Y-tags

A number of users have observed that a substantial amount of CPC Y-tags are no longer available via the CPC browser in ESPACENET and show an empty screen when searched. Instead you will receive results when searching in ESPACENET via the Advanced search screen with the same CPC code (e.g. Y02T10/144...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Aug 17, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: GDPR / Data Privacy of inventors / Filings
Replies: 1
Views: 1050

Re: GDPR / Data Privacy of inventors / Filings

Dear alainjpr , For any European patent application the inventor(s) must be designated. The designation shall state the family name, given names and full address of the inventor (Article 81 and Rule 19 of the European Patent Convention (EPC)). Please note that the EPO shall not verify the accuracy o...
by EPO / Patent Information
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: New version of the European Patent Register
Replies: 3
Views: 1555

Re: New version of the European Patent Register

Dear Hahn,

When you use the ZIP archive, all pages are downloaded even if you have selected documents that amount to less than the limit of 1000 pages.

If you want to download only the documents you have selected, you must use the "Selected documents" download option.
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Patent Information Matters
Topic: New technical measure - Downloading files and file collections
Replies: 0
Views: 555

New technical measure - Downloading files and file collections

In order to make access and use of the European Patent Register fair for all users, we have recently implemented some technical measures to regulate excessive use of the system. These measures limit the number of pages that can be downloaded to 2000 pages in one go. To avoid rejection we recommend d...
by EPO / Patent Information
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: European Patent Register and Register Alert
Topic: New technical measure - Downloading files and file collections
Replies: 0
Views: 1316

New technical measure - Downloading files and file collections

In order to make access and use of the European Patent Register fair for all users, we have recently implemented some technical measures to regulate excessive use of the system. These measures limit the number of pages that can be downloaded to 2000 pages in one go. To avoid rejection we recommend d...