Weblink from any API

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kratik saxena
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Weblink from any API

Post by kratik saxena » Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:13 pm

Hi,
Can we get weblink to espacenet of any patent number from any API?

I am a registered non-paid user. I am already extracting biblio and family data from OPS. Need web link to espacenet so that i can hyperlink also.


gerben
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Re: Weblink from any API

Post by gerben » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:44 am

After retreiving the bibliographic information it is easy to create a link to espacenet. The structure of an espacenet url is:
http://worldwide.espacenet.com/publicationDetails/biblio?locale=en_EP&DB=&FT=D&CC=[2 digit country code]&NR=[pub num & kind code]&KC=[kind code]
.
for EP1234567B1 this would result in:
http://worldwide.espacenet.com/publicationDetails/biblio?locale=en_EP&DB=&FT=D&CC=EP&NR=1234567B1&KC=B1
.

Just take any programming/scripting language and glue (concatenate) the text pieces together with the publication number variables and required html instructions into one string and output it as html hyperlink:
<a href="http://worldwide.espacenet.com/publicationDetails/biblio?locale=en_EP&DB=&FT=D&CC=EP&NR=1234567B1&KC=B1">EP1234567B1</a>
This should do the trick.


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