Character-coded full-text extracts from the EPO's master database cover France, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
The raw data is provided in an XML format that is fully compliant with WIPO/ST36. It is available as frontfile and backfile data.
1. Request sample data from email@example.com
2. Order the product from firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. You will receive your user name and password for the download area by e-mail.
4. Download and process regular weekly exchange files (usually Tuesdays) or backfile data.
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|Volume and update frequency||Different collections have different data volumes and different update frequencies (weekly, bi-monthly, monthly).
Frontfile: Data for current year
Backfile: Data up to end of previous year; coverage depends on collections
|Delivery||Frontfile data can be downloaded from the Download area.
Backfile data is available on hard disk.
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