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Global patent index (GPI)

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GPI is an online tool that enables you to perform expert patent searches.

          Test GPI free of charge for two months

GPI is an advanced tool for searching the EPO's worldwide bibliographic and legal status patent data.

With GPI you can:

  • get high-quality search results
  • save time when performing long and complex searches
  • re-use queries
  • identify technical and competitor trends
  • perform your searches in a secure https environment
Getting started

Learn how to use GPI:

GPI introductory guide (PDF, 468 KB)

GPI user manual V2.3 (PDF, 725 KB)

Price for annual subscription 
First subscription EUR 690
Subsequent subscriptions  EUR 610

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