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Free webinar on 13 December 2017 at 14:00 hrs CET.
Find out what patent information is and how to use it.
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Patent information from the EPO is available as raw data for companies, commercial providers or individuals who have, or wish to develop, their own data search and analysis tools.
Staffed by experts on the Japanese, Chinese and Korean patent systems, our Asian patent information services offer assistance in searching original-language patent databases and provide advice on the efficient use of free internet sources.
If you lack the time, resources or experience to dedicate to patent searching or strategy, your local patent information centre can almost certainly help.
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