Check if application has been granted

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Check if application has been granted

Post by pankajgarg760 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:32 pm

I was wondering if there is a way through OPS to check if a particular application has been granted and if yes what is the number?

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Re: Check if application has been granted

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:49 pm


Yes, you can check for granted EP's (so, not worldwide patents, but only our EP publications) via OPS Register using keyword search with field identifier "date of grant" which is "grd". You need to be careful to add another keyword into your search since OPS can only return 2000 results, so use classification or applicant names or similar when you are looking for granted EP's on specific date.

We are in a process of offering new OPS INPADOC search that will allow some form of watch services but that will not happen so soon and I don't have details about what it will do, when its done it will be announced in this forum (probably end of this year)

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