Search CPC International with GPI

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Search CPC International with GPI

Post by EPO / EPAL Team » Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:05 am

CPC International is searchable in GPI front-file data as of today 06/09/2019.

For a given simple family member, a key aspect of the CPC International is the inclusion of all CPC symbols of all CPC assigning offices as shown below:

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In this example we can see that:
  • There are four CPC assigning offices represented by their country codes (the "source" is EP, GB, KR and US)
  • Where possible, the list of symbols is de-duplicated, e.g. C07C227/18 is assigned by GB, KR and US offices and appears only once
  • The CPC International also applies to combination sets (C-Sets)
  • Due to the addition and renaming of result list columns and document fields, if you have already customised your result list and document contents, we recommend that you reset and then customise them again (the Reset button is located in the “Result list content” and “Document content” popup windows accessible in the menu Preferences)
  • CPC International will be visible in all simple families and for all family members once available in the data source used by GPI (DOCDB backfile - date to be confirmed)
Detailed information about CPC search, display and download features in the GPI user manual (PDF file).

Patrick Le Gonidec

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