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Bulk data sets

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The EPO's bulk data sets are bulk extractions from EPO-internal patent databases made available to external users for further processing. They are structured and standardised collections of data.

Here's an overview of the bulk data sets we offer:

The EPO's bulk data sets are also referred to as "raw data products" or "EPO databases".  

To find out which product best suits your needs, have a look at this table. If you would like advice on the best products and services for you, please fill out this form.

If you are interested in using raw data to conduct statistical analyses, please take a look at our PATSTAT page.

Other useful resources are:

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