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Numbering system - Korea

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Document and kind codes


GONGGAE (A, U) - enlarge
Gonggae

  • unexamined patent publication (A)
  • unexamined utility model publication (U)

GONGGO (B, Y) - enlarge

Gonggo

  • examined patent publication (old law) (B)
  • examined utility model publication (old law) (Y)

DEUNGNOK (B, Y) - enlarge
Deongnok

  • granted patent publication (B)
  • registered utility model publication (Y)


Number formats

application numbers:

yy-nnnnnn(n)

(between 1948 and 1993

  • two digits for the year (y)
  • six or seven digits for the serial number (n)

yyyy-nnnnnn(n)

(between 1994 and 1997)

  • four digits for the year (y)
  • six or seven digits for the serial number (n)

tt-yyyy-nnnnnnn

(from 1998 onwards)

  • two digits for the type of right (t)
  • four digits for the year (y)
  • seven digits for the serial number (n)

A-/U-publication numbers:

yy-nnnnnn(n)

(between 1983 and May 1998)

  • two digits for the year (y)
  • six or seven digits for the serial number (n)

yyyy-nnnnnn(n)

(between May 1998 and 2003)

  • four digits for the year (y)
  • six or seven digits for the serial number (n)

tt-yyyy-nnnnnnn

(from 2004 onwards)

  • two digits for the type of right (t)
  • four digits for the year (y)
  • seven digits for the serial number (n)

B-/Y-publication numbers:

yy-nnnnnnn (between 1948 and October 1997, pre-grant opposition)

  • two digits for the year (y)
  • seven digits for the serial number (n)

nnnnnnn (between October 1997 and May 1999, post-grant opposition)

  • seven digits for the serial number (n), no year


tt-nnnnnnn (from May 1999 onwards, electronic filing)

  • two digits for the type of right (t)
  • seven digits for the serial number (n), no year

Summary of current formats

application number: tt-yyyy-nnnnnnn

publication number: tt-yyyy-nnnnnnn

grant number: tt-nnnnnnn

Type of right

10 patent
20 for utility model
30 design
40 trade mark

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