European patent bulletin

The European patent bulletin contains bibliographic data as well as data concerning the legal situation of European patent applications and patents as laid down in Rule 143 EPC.

It is published weekly on Wednesday and can be downloaded for free.

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You can download the European patent bulletin in Adobe ® portable document format (PDF). A free viewer, Acrobat Reader, is availble on the Adobe ® website.

Individual PDF files corresponding to the European patent bulletins published since 2002 are available on request at: qcontrol@epo.org

ESPACE Bulletin can be used for professional searches in the bibliographic and legal status data of EP patent documents.

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