How to get the citations using the application number through POST method

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Leap2
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How to get the citations using the application number through POST method

Post by Leap2 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:07 pm

i have tried passing the application number in docdb format through the below mentioned end-point

"http://ops.epo.org/3.2/rest-services/pu ... full-cycle"

I am querying for citations of the application number "US201515739095" and i am getting a null response.


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Re: How to get the citations using the application number through POST method

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:28 pm

Hi,

Document in your query has no citations in our databases: https://worldwide.espacenet.com/publica ... 43A1&KC=A1#. Even with correct number format you will therefore get 0 results.


DOCDB format is with dots "." and a document kind or a wildcard at the end, the format in your thread is EPODOC format

Docdb umebr format:
country: US
doc-number: 201515739095
kind: A
US.201515739095.A

Epodoc number:
doc-number: US201515739095
date: 20150622
US201515739095
The picture below is an example of an EP doc that has citations and URL is a search for application number with docdb format with POST:
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Regards
Vesna for OPS support


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