The State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) has recently changed the frequency and the weekdays for publication of its patents, utility models and designs. As of 6 June 2017, laid-open patent applications, granted patents, registered utility models and designs are published twice a week, on Tuesday and Friday. Legal status information is also released on these days. Previously, SIPO published this information once a week, on Wednesday.
SIPO's official gazettes can either be downloaded as individual PDF files http://www.sipo.gov.cn/zlgg/ or searched in a database http://epub.sipo.gov.cn/ on the Chinese website.
The EPO’s Asian Patent Information Services have just uploaded a new search guide https://www.epo.org/searching-for-paten ... earch.html, showing you step-by-step how to retrieve the online gazettes in PDF format. (Click on “Retrieving online gazette issues”). You will find this and other guides on searching Asian databases in the “Searching in databases” section at www.epo.org/asia.
For detailed assistance with the retrieval of Asian patent information, feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
With kind regards,
Your Asian Patent Information Services Team
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