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in our application we are requesting multiple patent numbers in serial with legal and biblio data. The number of serial patent data requests change between one up to one hundred.
Sometimes we got a HTTP 403 "access denied" response. I think it belongs to the fair use restrictions, but I´m not sure. The only HTTP X-... header I´ve got is
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. But this header is returned even if the response returns HTTP status 200 (OK).
Do anyone know if this issue is a related to the fair use restrictions? And if so how can I avoid this? Maybe the use of a bulk request is necessary.
Thanks in advance for your help!
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Please send us real example of your search query and complete system response so that we can check it.