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CCD service – Citation collections in one place!

Posted: Tue May 10, 2016 2:01 pm
by EPO / Espacenet helpdesk
Access the Common citation documentation (CCD) service in the Cited documents and INPADOC patent family sections of Espacenet or through the official IP5 website It gives insight into how examiners of Patent Offices look for prior art and can help you get early certainty from their search reports for pending patent applications. Additionally applicants can use it to anticipate the outcome of their applications or those of their competitors. Try it and find out how CCD can help you.