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Product Title Language File size Download Html version
EBD EBD specifications version 3.25
EN 627 KB download
 
European Patent Register data Register documentation
EN
    go to page
DOCDB
DOCDB User Documentation v. 2.5.7 EN
4.1 MB
download
 
Worldwide Legal Status (INPADOC)
User Documentation Legstat_XML vs.1.7.4 + schema vs. 1-2-4 EN
3.15 MB download
 
OPS Open Patent Services documentation EN     go to page
PATSTAT
PATSTAT documentation
EN
   
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Content description of the manuals

EBD (European Bibliographic Data)
Complete specification of EPO Bibliographic Data (EBD). If downloading an EBD XML file you will need this document in order to be able to understand the content and how to process it.

European Patent Register data
Link to the technical documentation and to the description of Register data in ST.36-compatible XML structure.

DOCDB
The technical specifications (according to WIPO and ISO standards) of the XML exchange format in the (bibliographic) master database DOCDB as well as the technical description of DOCDB data. Also includes details on standardized data from the different countries and the descriptions of field names and field contents.

INPADOC
Description of the legal status exchange format and layout of file records, data records, attribute lists, explanations of legal events tags and a sample file.

OPS
The documentation describes the web service, allowing non-developers to understand the functionality of the service as well as offering developers the necessary information needed in order to connect to and actively use the web service.

PATSTAT – EPO Worldwide Patent Statistical Database data catalog
Description of data model of PATSTAT Raw Data and PATSTAT Online. The data catalog contains detailed descriptions of the tables and all the attributes (fields). Be aware that the data catalog is version dependent.


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