FTP service for INPADOC RAW data?

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Chris Every
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FTP service for INPADOC RAW data?

Post by Chris Every » Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:28 am


we just signed to access your INPDOC data. As such we got a mail that directed us to a download section where we can manually download the backfile and incremental updates.

Now we wonder where the FTP service is and how we may access it.

I have not found anything about this in the documentation:
http://www.epo.org/searching-for-patent ... nuals.html

I could scrape the download file automatically for certain patterns that match the expected download file, but this is not the way we are used to use EDI ;)

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Re: FTP service for INPADOC RAW data?

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Tue Dec 20, 2016 11:09 am

Dear Chris,

Subscribers can automate the data retrieval using REST.
Please send us a short mail (patentdata@epo.org) and we will send you the instructions.

Kind regards
OPS support

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