Field definitions in Register alert data

Here you can post your opinions and share information regarding the European Patent Register (formerly Register Plus) and Register Alert
Post Reply

Posts: 38
Joined: Tue Feb 27, 2007 10:29 am
Location: Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Field definitions in Register alert data

Post by gerben » Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:17 pm

Dear Register Team,

When manually entering data into register alert, the fields reference and description are indicated to be limited to 25 resp. 100 characters. In the online help for importing files via a .csv upload, these limits are defined as 15 resp. 50 characters.
I assume these limits should be the same in both locations, if so please correct the wrong one.

EPO / Patent Information
Posts: 610
Joined: Wed Nov 12, 2014 3:36 pm

Re: Field definitions in Register alert data

Post by EPO / Patent Information » Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:00 pm

Dear gerben,
Thank you for indicating this error. We will initiate an update to the text immediately. The number of characters allowed in the reference and description field were very recently updated to 25 in the reference field and 100 in the description field.
Kind regards,

The Patent Information User Support Team

Post Reply